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KP Assembly Addresses 76% Agenda during fifth Session

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) addressed 76 percent of its regular agenda during fifth session that continued between February 6 and February 26, 2019.

Of 124 lawmakers, 42 (34 percent) including 38 men and four women contributed to the proceedings of the House by sponsoring various parliamentary interventions and/or contributing in the debates. The active lawmakers belonged to ANP, MMAP, PML-N, PPPP and PTI.

On the other hand, as many as 81 lawmakers including 62 men and 19 women did not participate in the proceedings throughout the session. The lawmakers who did not participate in the proceedings belonged to ANP, MMAP, PML-N and PTI while one was independent.

The overall business including regular and supplementary agenda brought before the House during fifth session comprised 10 government bills, 11 resolutions, 15 Calling Attention Notices (CANs), seven Adjournment Motions (AMs), 72 Starred Questions and five Questions of Privilege.

The session comprised seven sittings spanning over 12 working days. The cumulative duration of the sittings was 14 hours and 13 minutes including a period of an hour and two minutes when the proceedings remained suspended. Each sitting, on an average, started 58 minutes behind the scheduled time and lasted two hours and 11 minutes.

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