Karachi: Sindh assembly here on Monday deferred the consideration of two government bills to the next session.
As per details, Sindh assembly met here with speaker Aga Siraj Durrani in chair. When the sitting started 32 minutes late then its scheduled time of 10:00am only 18 members were present.
Two government bills, Bill No 2/2015 The Thar Development Authority Bill 2015, and Bill No3/ 2015 The Kohistan Development Authority Bill 2015 that were due for consideration were differed to next day on the request of minister for parliamentary affairs Sikandar Mandhro.
Leader of the opposition, Muhammad Shaharyar Khan Mahar (PML-F) moved an adjournment motion to discuss the issue that the Sindh government has increased the drainage cess up to Rs100 which is not justifiable. However, minister for parliamentary affairs Sikandar Mandhro opposed the adjournment motion and the chair rejected it as ‘out of order’.
A privilege motion of Nand Kumar (PML-F) was on the agenda but it was rejected as the mover was absent.
Out of five CANs, four (50, 69, 80, 108) were raised by the movers and answered by the respective ministers who assured to solve the issues raised in these CANs.
Later, the chair adjourned the House till Friday, Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00am.
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