Balochistan PA: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

Islamabad November 12, 2015: Starting 55 minutes behind the scheduled time, the third sitting of ongoing 22nd session of Balochistan Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Thursday. Tabled by an ANP lawmaker, the House unanimously adopted a resolution regarding immediate release of funds to start construction…

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Balochistan PA Adopts One Resolution amid Low Attendance

Islamabad, November 09, 2015: Starting 20 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution and witnessed introduction of a bill during the 2nd sitting of its 22nd session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Minister for Law introduced the Balochistan (Wildlife Protection, Preservation, Conservation and Management) Amendment Bill 2015. The…

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Balochistan PA Adopts a Resolution, Takes up One-Fourth of Questions

Islamabad, November 06, 2015: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly adopted one resolution and took up two questions appearing on the list of business, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. A joint resolution adopted by the House was about withdrawal of sales tax on coal business. On behalf of…

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Balochistan PA Passes Eight Bills, Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 13, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed eight government bills and adopted five resolutions amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers during the 21th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report based on direct observation of the House.

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Balochistan PA Passes Two Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, October 12, 2015: Starting 61 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly passed two bills and adopted one resolution during the last sitting of 21st session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Low attendance of lawmakers persisted during the sitting as 28 (43%) lawmakers were present at the start and 24…

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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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