Balochistan Assembly Passes Three Bills, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 9, 2015: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly passed three bills and adopted similar number of resolutions during the 4th sitting of ongoing 21st session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Low attendance of lawmakers persisted during the sitting as 22 (34%) lawmakers were present at the…

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Balochistan PA: Half of Questions Deferred due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly could not take up half of the questions on its agenda as relevant movers were not present for the sitting on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started five minutes behind the schedule with 26 (40%) lawmakers present at the start and 23 (35%)…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers during the second sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 30 minutes behind the schedule with 20 lawmakers (31%) present at the start and 28 (43%) at the time…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Defense Housing Authority Bill

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed Defense Housing Authority Quetta Bill, 2015 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the first sitting of its 21st session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House adopted a resolution to express condolence over tragic Hajj Stampede which claimed hundreds of lives, while another…

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Balochistan PA: 95% Questions Left Unaddressed During 20th Session

Points of Order consume 33% of session time Speaker’s seat lying vacant for three months ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly adopted nine resolutions and left 95% questions unaddressed amid low interest of lawmakers during the 20th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report based on direct observation of…

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Balochistan PA: Points of Order Consume Two-Fifth of Last Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 18, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly could not take up any of the questions on its agenda due to ministerial absence and consumed 40% of last sitting’s time on points of order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. The sitting started 88 minutes behind the schedule with 26 lawmakers (40%) present…

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Balochistan PA: Two Resolutions Adopted, Four Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed adoption of two resolutions and introduction of four bills during the fourth sitting of its 20th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting started 90 minutes behind the schedule with 22 lawmakers (34%) present at the start and…

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Balochistan Assembly: Question Hour Deferred Due to Minister’s Absence

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly could not take up any of the questions on its agenda as the relevant minister was not present for the sitting on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House passed two bills which included the Balochistan Hotels Restriction (Security) Bill 2015, and the Balochistan Rented…

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Balochistan PA: Two Bills Introduced, Three Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills and adoption of three resolutions during the second sitting of its 20th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 26 lawmakers (40%) present at the start and 13 (20%) at the…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill 2015 during the first sitting of its 20th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 20 minutes behind the schedule with 30 lawmakers (46%) present at the start and 31 (48%) at the time of…

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