Wednesday, March 22, 2017

By the numbers, in the Senate of Pakistan

[T]he government later claimed it was short of a couple of votes. Independent observers, however, dispute this claim. The Free and Fair Election Network’s parliamentary observers counted presence of 45 members at the onset of the proceedings and 46 by the end. In the 104-member upper house, at least 69 votes are required to pass an amendment in the Constitution.

From this report in The Express Tribune

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