Balochistan PA Elects New Leader of the House 

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2015: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan unanimously elected Nawab Sanaullah Zehri as new Leader of the House on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Sanaullah Zehri was elected unopposed as the 22nd Chief Minister of the province. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in…

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Balochistan PA Elects Speaker 

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2015: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan elected Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani as the Speaker of the Assembly on Thursday during 1st sitting of its 23rd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Rahila Durrani was elected unopposed and became the first ever woman to take oath as…

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Balochistan PA Takes Up 90% Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2015: Starting 50 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan took up 90% of its agenda during its last (6th) sitting of 22nd Session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly…

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Balochistan PA: POs Consume 88% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly spent more than two hours on Points of Order during the fifth sitting of its 22nd Session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The rest of the proceeding was consumed by debate on two resolutions that the House adopted. The first resolution sought relaxation in…

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Balochistan PA: Debate on AM Consumes 88% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, November 14, 2015: Starting 65 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Balochistan Assembly debated an Adjournment Motion (AM) for 88 % (136 minutes) of the sitting time, says Free and Fair Election Network on Saturday. The House adopted a resolution to ensure maximum benefits to farmers through Prime Minister’s Package announced for them. Some key observations…

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Balochistan PA: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

Islamabad November 12, 2015: Starting 55 minutes behind the scheduled time, the third sitting of ongoing 22nd session of Balochistan Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Thursday. Tabled by an ANP lawmaker, the House unanimously adopted a resolution regarding immediate release of funds to start construction…

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Balochistan PA Adopts One Resolution amid Low Attendance

Islamabad, November 09, 2015: Starting 20 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution and witnessed introduction of a bill during the 2nd sitting of its 22nd session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Minister for Law introduced the Balochistan (Wildlife Protection, Preservation, Conservation and Management) Amendment Bill 2015. The…

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Balochistan PA Adopts a Resolution, Takes up One-Fourth of Questions

Islamabad, November 06, 2015: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly adopted one resolution and took up two questions appearing on the list of business, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. A joint resolution adopted by the House was about withdrawal of sales tax on coal business. On behalf of…

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Balochistan PA Passes Eight Bills, Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 13, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed eight government bills and adopted five resolutions amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers during the 21th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report based on direct observation of the House.

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Balochistan PA Passes Two Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, October 12, 2015: Starting 61 minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly passed two bills and adopted one resolution during the last sitting of 21st session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Low attendance of lawmakers persisted during the sitting as 28 (43%) lawmakers were present at the start and 24…

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