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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Balochistan Assembly: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2012: The Balochistan Assembly, which met for three hours and five minutes during the third sitting of the ongoing 33rd session, continued to witness low attendance of Members. The House passed the University of Loralai Bill and adopted two Resolutions on clean drinking water and agriculture. Four Points of Order consumed 30…

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2012: The Balochistan Assembly, which met for an hour and 55 minutes during the second sitting of the ongoing 33rd session, witnessed low attendance of Members. Fourteen MPAs were present at the outset while 16 were there when the sitting was adjourned. The House adopted a Resolution calling on the federal government…

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Balochistan Assembly: Low attendance marks first sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2012: Meeting for 60 minutes on Tuesday, the first sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 33rd session witnessed low attendance of Members. Fourteen Members (22% of the total Membership) were present at the start of the sitting while 16 (25%) were there when it was adjourned. The Balochistan Revenue Bill 2012 was not…

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Only 13 Senators take part in debate on law and order in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 5, 2012: Low attendance of Senators and lackluster debates on the presidential address to the parliament’s joint sitting and the law and order in Balochistan marked the Senate’s 84thsession, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Sunday. The six sittings of the session from July 27 to August 3…

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Less than half of MPAs debate budget

ISLAMABAD June 27, 2012: Only 29 out of 65 Members of the Balochistan Assembly spoke on the budget 2012-13 for almost 60% of the 32nd session time that concluded on June 20, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Wednesday.  

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting meets for 40 minutes

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2012: Meeting only for 40 minutes on Tuesday, the 5th sitting of the 32nd session of the Balochistan Assembly unanimously approved 51 Demands for Grants. Starting 15 minutes behind schedule, the sitting witnessed 28 Members (43% of the total Membership of 65) at the start and 26 (40%) when it was adjourned.…

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