Balochistan Assembly Passes LG (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2015 amid low attendance of lawmakers on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 45 minutes behind the schedule with 25 lawmakers (38%) present at the start and 23 (35%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader…

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LG (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2015: Starting 52 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the 16th session of Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of the Balochistan Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2015 on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting was marked by low attendance as 24 members (37%) were present…

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

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2015: Starting 45 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 16th session of Balochistan Assembly did not take up any question on the agenda related to Education Department due to the absence of minister, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting was marked by low…

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29 MPAs Debate Motion on Law and Order for 57% Session Time

ISLAMABAD, December 15, 2014: The 15th session of the Balochistan Assembly, requisitioned by the opposition benches to discuss deteriorating law and order in the province, was marked by low attendance of members, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report. Twenty-nine (45% of the total membership – 65) MPAs spent almost 57%…

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Pandemonium in Balochistan Assembly over Reko Diq

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2014: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the sixth sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 15th session on Friday witnessed pandemonium over an ANP lawmaker’s remarks against the Chief Minister and PML-N leaders, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The parliamentary leader of ANP, while quoting two anchorpersons…

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Low Attendance Persists in Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2014: Starting 50 minutes behind the schedule, the fifth sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 15th session witnessed low attendance as 25 members (38%) were present at the start and 23 (35%) at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Seven members – two each belonging to PkMAP, PML-N, PML and…

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Low Attendance Sitting Debates Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2014: Starting 58 minutes behind the schedule, the fourth sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 15th session witnessed low attendance as 32 members (49%) were present at the start and 25 at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Five members – four belonging to NP and one from PkMAP –…

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Balochistan Assembly Continues Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 15th session witnessed a continuation of debate on a motion regarding deteriorating law and order in the province, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Three members – one each belonging to PkMAP, JUI-F and…

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Balochistan Assembly Debates Law and Order Situation

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2014: Starting an hour and seven minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly debated deteriorating law and order situation in the province during 2nd sitting of the 15th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Six members – two PML-N and one each of JUI-F, NP,…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, November 29, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly passed two resolutions in its first sitting of the 15th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House unanimously passed a joint amended resolution to condemn the killings of JUI-F Sindh Secretary General Khalid Mehmood Soomro and polio besides condemning the…

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