Balochistan PA Proceedings Remain Suspended for Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2017: The proceedings of the Balochistan Assembly remained suspended for an hour and 23 minutes on Tuesday due to the minimum presence of lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A member of Panel of Chairpersons announced suspension of the sitting only after three minutes of the start…

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Report Presented to Amend Balochistan Assembly Rules

ISLAMABAD, April 8, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed presentation of two Standing Committee reports, including one to insert new chapter for Zero Hour notices in the Rules of Procedure and adopted a joint resolution on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted two resolutions out of five appearing on the agenda during Private Members’ Day on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of Assembly’s 38th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for four hours and 18…

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Balochistan Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, April 3, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted entire business appearing on List of Business in absence of Leader of the House on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of Assembly’s 38th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for three hours and…

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Committee Approves Executive Oversight Tool in Balochistan Assembly Rules

House adopts five resolutions in six sitting Seat of Deputy Speaker lying vacant since December 2013 Chief Minister remains absent throughout the session ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Balochistan adopted five resolutions and witnessed presentation of standing committee’s report that approved introduction of Call Attention Notice and constitution of sub-committees in Assembly rules. The…

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Balochistan Assembly Calls For Adding Separate Box for Special Persons in Census Form

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Monday adopted a resolution urging the government to add a separate box for special persons in the census form, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also held general discussion to observe International Commonwealth Day,…

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100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

No female representation in Provincial Cabinet Quetta, March 12, 2017: The women lawmakers contributed 16% agenda of Balochistan Assembly during last 44 months while all women lawmakers participated in the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Sunday in a report on Performance of Balochistan Assembly’s Women Legislators during the period between June…

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Balochistan Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan could not transact most of the business appearing on its agenda due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two…

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Balochistan PA Approves Important Tool of Executive Oversight

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Tuesday approved two reports of the Committee on Rules of Procedure to add new sections in rules for introducing intervention of Call Attention Notice on the floor and constitute Sub-Committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Balochistan Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted entire business appearing on List of Business on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes. The sitting started at 1142…

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