Two Bills Introduced in Balochistan Assembly

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday witnessed introduction of two bills which were referred to the relevant committee for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second (last) sitting of the Assembly’s 49th session:  Members’ Participation  The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and…

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Balochistan Assembly Considers Bringing Private Hospitals in Tax Net

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2018: The Balochistan government introduced the Balochistan Finance Bill 2018 in the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Saturday proposing to bring private healthcare establishment in the tax net, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the Assembly’s 49th session:  Members’ Participation  The Balochistan Assembly met…

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Balochistan Assembly Elects New Leader of the House

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan elected Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo as new Leader of the House on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was elected as the 23rd Chief Minister of the Province and he secured 41 votes while Agha Syed Liaqat Ali got 13 votes. Following are…

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Opposition Withdraws No Confidence Motion Against Balochistan CM

ISLAMABAD, January 9, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly’s session was prorogued on Tuesday after the opposition lawmakers withdrew No Confidence Motion against the Chief Minister over the latter’s resignation, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first and last sitting of the Assembly’s 47th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for…

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Balochistan PA Adopts Resolution for Registration of 12.17m Women on Electoral Rolls

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday recommending the federal government to take steps to register 12.17 million eligible-age unregistered women on electoral rolls including 600,000 from Balochistan by making their Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations…

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Balochistan PA Condemns US Decision about Israel’s Capital

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Friday adopted one resolution and passed a motion to establish minorities’ caucus in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of the Assembly’s 46th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and 35 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday adopted three resolutions and took up entire questions appearing on the agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the Assembly’s 46th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and seven minutes. The sitting started at 1653 hours…

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Balochistan PA Seeks Fund from OGDC for Development of Districts

ISLAMABAD, December 2, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Saturday debated a resolution demanding special share from the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) for development of three districts in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the Assembly’s 46th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and 23 minutes. The…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Nine Resolutions, Skips Question Hour

Balochistan Assembly Adopts Nine Resolutions, Skips Question Hour

ISLAMABAD, November 3, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted nine resolutions while no legislative business appeared on the list of business during five-sitting session held between October 21 and October 31, 2017, observes FAFEN’s report on the 45th session of the House.

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Balochistan Assembly Recommends Constituting Provincial Finance Commission

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly adopted two resolutions on Tuesday recommending the government to constitute Provincial Finance Commission and address road safety issues in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session was prorogued after the conclusion of its business. Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (5th) sitting of the Assembly’s 45th session: Members’…

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