The provincial assembly of Sindh met for 91 days, the highest number of working days among the four provincial assemblies during 2018-19.
Provincial Assembly of Sindh has also met for 91 working days during the first year, followed by the Punjab Assembly, which met for 77 working days, KP Assembly which held its sessions for 61 working days during the year and Balochistan Assembly, having met for 51 working days during the first year after formation.
According to a comparative analysis released by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat) on the performance of the four provincial assemblies, Sindh Assembly leads the other provincial assemblies with a total of 303 working hours during 2018-19, followed by Punjab Assembly of Punjab with 77 working days.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan had the highest attendance percentage among the four chief ministers at 60.78 per cent, followed by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Punjab’s Usman Buzdar and KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.
In the list of opposition leaders with the highest attendance, Leader of the Opposition in Balochistan Assembly Malik Sikandar Khan leads with an attendance percentage of 80.30 per cent. He attended 41 out of 51 sittings of the assembly.
Punjab opposition leader Hamza Shehbaz had the lowest attendance at 25.97 per cent of all the four leaders of the opposition, attending 20 out of 77 sittings of the Punjab Assembly during the first year.
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17 November, 2019