Balochistan Assembly Passes Finance Bill, Approves 54 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Finance Bill 2015 and approved 54 demands for grants for various government departments on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Thirty-five members (54% of the total membership) were present at the start of the sitting and 38 (58%) at the time of adjournment.…

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Balochistan Assembly Concludes Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The Advisor to Chief Minister on Finance concluded debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-2016 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 4th sitting of 19th session on Monday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 48 minutes behind the schedule with 26 members (40% of…

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Balochistan Assembly Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly continued general discussion on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 on Sunday, as eight lawmakers took 88% of the proceedings’ time, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 35 minutes behind the schedule with 20 members (31% of the total membership-65) present at…

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Balochistan Assembly: Opposition Leader Starts Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly opened debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Saturday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 40 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (57% of the total membership-65) present at the start…

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Balochistan Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed presentation of the Provincial Budget for the upcoming financial year, amid boycott of the opposition parties on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 23 minutes behind the schedule with 43 members (66% of the total membership-65) present at…

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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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