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POs consume 54 percent of KP Assembly’s Sitting

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Published: December 13, 2016 08:50 pm


ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly Tuesday consumed fifty-four percent of the sitting’s time on Points of Orders (POs).

These POs were mainly about construction of water dams in Kohistan, Insaaf Food Security Program and considering a Calling Attention Notice (CAN) in the upcoming sitting on Friday.

The sitting was marked by low attendance and interest of lawmakers as a total of 22 lawmakers (18%) were present at the start and 24 (19%) at the end of the sitting. The Speaker Asad Qaiser, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and Leader of the Opposition Maulana Lutf ur Rehman were not present.

The House did not take up any question during Question Hour due to absence of the movers, leaving all eight Starred Questions lapsed. The questions were related to the departments of Environment, Revenue & Estate, Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Industries, Commerce & Technical Education and Excise & Taxation.

A bill- the KP Boilers and Pressure Vessels Bill, 2016 – was passed by the House while reports of Special Committees on the closure of business activities in University Town, Peshawar as well as Health Department were presented in the House.

A CAN to suspend Insaaf Food Security Program was taken up. After meeting for an hour and 24 minutes, the House was adjourned to meet again on Wednesday.

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