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    Parliament (Majlis-e-Shoora) consists of the President and two Houses to be known respectively as the National Assembly and the Senate. The number of National Assembly seats for each Federating Unit is given below:

    Under the Conduct of General Elections Order 2002, (Chief Executive’s Order No. 7 of 2002) the number of seats in the Senate, National Assembly of Pakistan and the Provincial Assemblies of Punjab, Sindh, NWFP and Balochistan was increased. In order to provide the reader with comparative information, the existing and previous strength of the Senate, National Assembly and the four Provincial Assemblies is given hereunder in tabulated forms:

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    SENATE

    SL. NO.

    PARTY

    NUMBER OF SEATS

    1.

    PAKISTAN PEOPLES PARTY-PARLIAMENTARIAN (PPPP)

    41

    2.

    PAKISTAN MUSLIM LEAGUE  (PML-N)

    14

    3.

    AWAMI NATIONAL PARTY (ANP)

    12

    3.

    JAMIATUL-ULEMA-E-ISLAM (F)  (JUI-F)

    07

    4.

    MUTTAHIDDA QAUMI MOVEMENT (MQM)

    07

    5.

    PAKISTAN MUSLIM LEAGUE  (PML)

    05

    6

    BALOCHISTAN NATIONAL PARTY (AWAMI) (BNP-AWAMI)

    04

    7.

    NATIONAL PARTY (NP)

    01

    8.

    PAKISTAN MUSLIM LEAGUE (FUNCTIONAL) (PML-F)

    01

    9.

    INDEPENDENTS

    12

     

    Total Number of Members

    104

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    NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

    NUMBER OF SEATS

    EXISTING

    PREVIOUS

    Province/Area

    General Seats

    Seats reserved for

    Total

    General Seats

    Seats reserved for Non Muslims

    Non Muslims

    Women

    Federal Capital

    2

    10

    -

    2

    1

    10

    Punjab

    148

    35

    183

    115

    Sindh

    61

    14

    75

    46

    NWFP

    35

    8

    43

    26

    FATAs

    12

    -

    12

    8

    Balochistan

    14

    3

    17

    11

    Total

    272

    10

    60

    332+10=342

    207

    207+10=217

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    PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLIES

     

    The number of Provincial Assemblies seats for each province is given below:

    PROVINCIAL SEATS

    NUMBER OF SEATS

    EXISTING

    PREVIOUS

    Province

    General Seats

    Seats reserved for

    Total

    General Seats

    Seats reserved for Non Muslims

    Non Muslims

    Women

    Punjab

    297

    8

    66

    371

    240

    8

    Sindh

    130

    9

    29

    168

    100

    9

    NWFP

    99

    3

    22

    124

    80

    3

    Balochistan

    51

    3

    11

    65

    40

    3

    Total

    577

    23

    128

    728

    460

    460+23=483

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