Sindh Assembly: (Sindh Assembly sitting marked by low attendance)


ISLAMABAD: The Sindh Assembly witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Monday as the House discussed a report on budget expenditures and utilization during the third quarter of the current fiscal year.

According to Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN), the sitting started 69 minutes behind the schedule with 38 lawmakers (23%) present at the start and 52 (31%) at the time of adjournment.

Twelve members (four each from MQM and PPPP, two from PML-F and one each from PTI and PML-N) debated the quarterly report for 75% of the proceedings’ time. The House adopted a resolution to devise an acceptable criterion for promotion of BPS-19, 20 or 21 officers in all service groups.

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