Balochistan Assembly: Speaker, Deputy Speaker Take Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 04, 2013: The newly elected Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the 10th Balochistan Assembly took oath on Tuesday in the second sitting of the first session. Both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker were elected unopposed. The Speaker of the outgoing assembly administered oath to the newly elected Speaker who chaired the…

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10th Balochistan Assembly Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2013: The newly elected 56 members of the 10th Balochistan Assembly took oath in the first sitting on Saturday. The Speaker of the outgoing assembly administered the oath to the members. The 55-minute sitting, which started 10 minute late, was adjourned at 1805 hours to meet on June 4, 2013 at 1000…

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Nine bills passed in fifth parliamentary year

ISLAMABAD, March 19, 2013: The fifth parliamentary year of Balochistan Assembly, which was marked by political instability, constitutional crisis, and sectarian killings leading to imposition of the Governor’s Rule, witnessed the passage of nine bills with the house meeting only for 21 sittings throughout the year. The provincial legislature adopted 11 resolutions and only one…

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Balochistan Assembly Condemns Quetta Bomb Blast

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2013: Starting an hour and 10 minutes late, the third sitting of the ongoing 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly condemned the recent bomb blast in Quetta by unanimously adopting a Resolution. The sitting, which met for two hours and 28 minutes, adopted another Resolution on the law and order in the…

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Balochistan Assembly: One Resolution Adopted By the House

Balochistan Assembly: One Resolution Adopted By the House ISLAMABAD, February, 2013: The 2nd sitting of the 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution over the unsatisfactory law and order situation in the province after the imposition of Governor’s rule. Low attendance of members was observed in the sitting that lasted for two hours…

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for Jam Yousaf

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2013: Starting an hour and 55 minutes late, the first sitting of the 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly, which met for 37 minutes, suspended the regular agenda to offer condolences for the former Chief Minister Jam Yousaf. The sitting was marked by low attendance as only 14 out 65 members were…

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting marked by low attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: The first sitting of the 39th session of the Balochistan Assembly, requisitioned by 18 members, was marked by low attendance. At the start of the sitting 12 members were present and 13 when it was adjourned. A maximum of 14 members were present at one time during the sitting. The sitting…

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Balochistan Assembly: Speaker, Deputy Speaker Elected Unopposed

ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2012: The first sitting of the 37th session on Monday elected unopposed the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Balochistan Assembly. The slot of Speaker became vacant on December 26 after the House adopted a no-trust motion against him. The incumbent Deputy Speaker was elected unopposed Speaker of the House as a…

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No Confidence Motion against Speaker Adopted

ISLAMABAD, December 26, 2012: Meeting for 84 minutes, the 4th sitting of the ongoing 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly adopted a no-confidence motion against the Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly by a majority vote. As many as 49 MPAs -75%  of the total membership- voted on the motion. The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting.…

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Balochistan Assembly: Two Treasury-Backed Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The 3rd sitting of the 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly which met for a short span witnessed the passage of two treasury-backed bills. Following the trend set in the previous sitting the house passed – the Balochistan Environmental Protection bill, 2012 and the Code of Civil Procedure (Balochistan Amendment) Bill,…

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