Senate: Report on Right to Information Act 2013 Presented

Islamabad: A report on the Right to Information act 2013 was presented in the second sitting of ninety-eighth session of Senate. The report was presented by the Chairman of Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business.

The House allocated two hour discussion time to the report. The Minister of State presented a report on 2nd Biannual Monitoring on the Implementation of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. The House took nine of the 38 questions on the agenda.

Before the question hour, a member of PPPP protested over the absence of Minister for Water and Power and all the questions related to the said ministry were deferred. Besides the question hour, 68% of the sitting time was consumed in 25 points of orders.
The Chairman presided over the entire sitting. Both the Leader of the House and the Leader of Opposition attended the proceedings. This daily factsheet is based on direct observation of the Senate proceedings conducted by Pattan Development Organization; a member organization of FAFEN. Errors and omissions excepted.

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