Just seven of 65 members turn up in Balochistan assembly

August 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Proceedings in the Balochistan assembly were adjourned Monday due to lack of a quorum as only seven of the 65 members showed up. The session was then prorogued.

When the house met, Minister for Mines Mir Abdur Rehman Mengal drew attention of Deputy Speaker Syed Matiullah Agha to the lack of quorum, Dawn reported Tuesday.

Mengal said ministers and lawmakers did not come to the house as they had lost interest in the assembly proceedings.

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