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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Points of Order Consume 93% of the Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The 2nd sitting of the 36th session was marked by the hasty passage of a government bill amidst excessive use of points of order by the legislators. Sixty seven minutes (93% of the sessions’ time) was consumed by the members’ speeches on seven points of order, while the Code of Civil…

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Balochistan Assembly Sitting Meets for 45 minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2012: Starting after a long stretched delay of two hours and 35 minutes, the first sitting of the 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly met for 45 minutes The Question Hour was not held. Most of the sitting time (88%) was consumed by Points of Order. None of the Points of Order…

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2012: The Balochistan Assembly, which met for an hour and 40 minutes during the second sitting of the 35th session, witnessed low attendance of MPAs.

Only six members were present at the outset while 21 were there at the end of the sitting.

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Balochistan Assembly: Requisitioned Sitting adopts two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, November 13, 2012: The Balochistan Assembly, which met for three hours and 10 minutes during the first sitting of the requisitioned 34th session, witnessed relatively better attendance of MPAs. One-fourth of the Membership requisitioned for this session, which was called by the Deputy Speaker. Out of the two resolutions adopted by the House, one…

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BA Session Marked by Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2012: The 33rd session of Balochistan Assembly was marked by low attendance of Members, persistent lack of quorum, and late starts, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Thursday. The brief session met for seven hours and 40 minutes for four sittings, from September 18–27, with each sitting…

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Balochistan Assembly: Last Sitting Marked by Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2012: The Balochistan Assembly, which met for an hour and 40 minutes during the last sitting of the 33rd session, witnessed low attendance of Members. The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill 2012 was passed by the House. A total of 14 Members were present at the passage of the…

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