Sindh Assembly urges free education for disadvantaged children.

KARACHI -- The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed a private member's resolution urging the government to ensure free education in private schools for disadvantaged children as provided under section 10 of the Sindh Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2013, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 45 minutes.

The sitting started at 1135 hours against the scheduled time of 1000 hours. The Speaker presided over the sitting for an hour and 18 minutes while the Deputy Speaker chaired the rest of the sitting. The Leader of the House (Chief Minister) did not attend the sitting. The Leader of the Opposition attended the sitting for two hours and two minutes. As many as 53 lawmakers (32%) were present at the outset and 66 (39%) at the adjournment of the sitting.

The parliamentary leaders of PPPP, MQM, TLP and MMAP attended the sitting. As many as seven out of nine minority lawmakers were present during the proceedings. The House rejected a PML-F lawmaker's resolution seeking removal of five members of the Committee for the welfare of Non-Muslims of Sindh.

The House passed a PTI lawmakers' resolution recommending the government to ensure implementation on the provisions of section 10 of the Sindh Right of Children to Free and Compulsory...

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