Report: (NA proceeding disrupted by lack of quorum)

ISLAMABAD: The proceeding of the National Assembly was suspended for 39 minutes due to lack of quorum on Thursday during fourth sitting of ongoing 27th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.

The House passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015 moved by the Federal Minister for Law & Justice. Nine lawmakers debated this bill for 15 minutes. The House took up three of 34 starred questions appearing on the agenda. The members also asked 4 supplementary questions.

The House took up two Calling Attention Notices regarding discrimination against traders of Balochistan by Customs and downfall of the textile industry.

The House deferred the discussion on a motion of thanks to the President of Pakistan for his address to the Parliament. The proceeding remained suspended for 39 minutes due to lack of quorum pointed out by an independent lawmaker at 1040 hours.

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