Balochistan Assembly Condemns Killing of Passengers in Mastung

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on Saturday to condemn the killing of 19 passengers in Mastung and express condolences with the victims’ families, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 15 minutes behind the schedule with 21 lawmakers (32%) present at the start and 22 (34%) at…

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Balochistan Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2015: Low attendance persisted in Balochistan Assembly on Thursday as the House adopted a resolution demanding an increase in the job quota for the province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 45 minutes behind the schedule with 17 lawmakers (26%) present at the start and 19 (29%) at…

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Question Hour Deferred in Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly was forced to defer its question hour on Monday due to the late arrival of the Minister for Public Health Engineering, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 31 minutes behind the schedule with 17 lawmakers (26%) present at the start and 19 (29%) at…

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Balochistan MPs Demand Restoration of International Flights from Quetta

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday, demanding the federal government to resume international flights from Quetta and run Boeing aircrafts on PIA flights to other parts of the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The issue was brought up as an adjournment motion and converted into a…

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Balochistan Assembly Debates Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly took up two adjournment motions and discussed law and order in the province during the 4th sitting of its ongoing 18th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. The first adjournment motion (AM) was regarding the attack on an adviser to…

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on Saturday, urging the government to remove unnecessary check posts that obstruct the transport of goods in the province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 34 minutes behind the schedule with 20 lawmakers (31%) present at the start and 19 (29%)…

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Balochistan Assembly Adjourned to Mourn Safora Incident

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly met for one of its shortest sittings on Thursday when the Deputy Speaker announced adjournment to express grief over the loss of innocent lives in the wake of terrorist attack on a bus in Karachi the previous day, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started…

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

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly could not take up any of the question on its agenda as the relevant minister was not present for the sitting on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 41 minutes behind the schedule with 17 lawmakers (26%) present at the start and 23…

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Balochistan Assembly Session Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 6, 2015: The 17th session of the Balochistan Assembly was marked by low attendance of lawmakers and the passage of three bills without referring them to the standing committees, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Bill, Adopts Resolution

ISLAMABAD, May 5, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed a bill and adopted a resolution during the seventh sitting of its ongoing session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House passed the Balochistan Assembly Members’ Salaries, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2015, which was introduced by Minister for Services and General Administration…

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