South Asians for Human Rights

Promoting Democracy, Upholding Human Rights

The 20th session of the National Assembly of Pakistan, which in fact marked the beginning of the third parliamentary year, commenced on March 17, 2010 and ended on March 31st, 2010. Business conducted in this session included legislation, call attention notices, resolutions, and discussions on issues of public interest.

In this session, parliamentarians strongly condemned a bomb blast at the office of an intelligence agency that left more than 13 people dead and dozens critically injured. They condemned the government for failing to maintain law and order in the country and demanded it take immediate steps to curb terrorism and save the lives of the people of Pakistan. Member of the Assembly, Barjees Tahir, through an adjournment motion regarding this incident, said that no place in the country was safe anymore, which was reflected by the recent bombings in various districts of Pakistan.

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