Last Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind scheduled time, the last sitting of 14thsession of the Balochistan Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs as only 15 were present at the outset while 23 were there adjournment of the sitting says Free and Fair Election Network. The Balochistan Assembly passed three bills — the Balochistan…

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Low Attendance Marks 2nd Sitting of Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2014: Starting 47 behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly witnessed low attendance of legislators as 20 were present at the start while 15 at the adjournment of the second sitting of 14th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition did not…

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Two Bills Introduced in Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills during the first sitting of 14th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A PkMAP lawmaker introduced both the bills that include the Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Balochistan University…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2014: Lawmakers adopted five resolutions, debated four adjournment motions and took up only two starred questions on the floor during the ninth session of the Balochistan Assembly, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report based on direct observation of the House. Tabled by JUI-F, one of the…

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Balochistan Assembly Discusses Law and Order

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly discussed prevailing law and order in the province with a focus to introducing reforms in the Levies force during last and 6th sitting of its 9th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Nineteen lawmakers – PML-N (6), PkMAP,…

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Balochistan PA Adopts Resolution to Condemn Criticism on National Institutions

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution condemning unwarranted criticism on the important national and defense institutions, besides demanding transparent probe into the assassination attempt on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir during 5th sitting of its 9th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. While PML-N…

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Balochistan PA Discusses Measures to Protect Wildlife

ISLAMABAD, April 28 2014: The Balochistan Assembly discussed priorities of the government with regard to preservation of forest and protection of wildlife in the province during 4th sitting of its 9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Fourteen legislators -PkMAP (8), PML-N and NP (two each) and…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly adopted three resolutions during the 3rd sitting of its 9th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. The adopted resolutions were about continuity of financial assistance to students of Balochistan under Prime Minister Scholarship…

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Balochistan Assembly Begins Pre-Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly started pre-budget debate during second sitting of its 9th session on Wednesday, giving opportunity to lawmakers to highlight their priorities for provincial budget  2014-15, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. PML-N lawmaker moved an adjournment motion regarding target killing in District Kachi. It…

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Balochistan Assembly Condemns Attacks on Journalists

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the targeted attacks on working journalists across the country and demanded the arrest of perpetrators of such crimes during first sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Chief Minister informed the lawmakers…

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