Committee Approves Executive Oversight Tool in Balochistan Assembly Rules

House adopts five resolutions in six sitting Seat of Deputy Speaker lying vacant since December 2013 Chief Minister remains absent throughout the session ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Balochistan adopted five resolutions and witnessed presentation of standing committee’s report that approved introduction of Call Attention Notice and constitution of sub-committees in Assembly rules. The…

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Balochistan Assembly Calls For Adding Separate Box for Special Persons in Census Form

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Monday adopted a resolution urging the government to add a separate box for special persons in the census form, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also held general discussion to observe International Commonwealth Day,…

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100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

No female representation in Provincial Cabinet Quetta, March 12, 2017: The women lawmakers contributed 16% agenda of Balochistan Assembly during last 44 months while all women lawmakers participated in the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Sunday in a report on Performance of Balochistan Assembly’s Women Legislators during the period between June…

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Balochistan Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan could not transact most of the business appearing on its agenda due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two…

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Balochistan PA Approves Important Tool of Executive Oversight

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Tuesday approved two reports of the Committee on Rules of Procedure to add new sections in rules for introducing intervention of Call Attention Notice on the floor and constitute Sub-Committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Balochistan Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted entire business appearing on List of Business on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes. The sitting started at 1142…

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Balochistan PA: Lawmakers Demand Raise in Hajj Quota

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted most of Private Members agenda including adoption of a resolution demanding raise in Hajj quota for Balochistan, while lack of quorum led to early adjournment of sitting on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of second…

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Balochistan Assembly Condoles Death of JUI-F Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan suspended its regular agenda on Monday after adopting a joint resolution to express condolence over the demise of JUI-F lawmaker Haji Gul Muhammad Dummar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also offered fateha for the victims of Lahore bomb blast. Following are key…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan was prorogued on Thursday after transacting most of the business appearing on ‘Orders of the Day’ including adoption of three resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of last (6th) sitting of Assembly’s 36th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan…

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