Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Local Government Bill Introduced

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2013: The Local Government Bill was introduced in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday during the first sitting of the sixth session. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ahtisab Commission Bill 2013 was also introduced during the sitting, which met for three hours and 16 minutes. Two calling attention notices on the regulating private institutions…


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Adopts Resolution on Peshawar Bombings

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2013: The fifth session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was prorogued as the House adopted a resolution on the recent bombings in Peshawar during its second and final sitting, on Tuesday. The jointly moved resolution condemned the September 22 attacks on the Kohati Gate Church and the two succeeding bomb blasts in…


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Four CANs Taken Up

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s forth session was prorogued on Wednesday as the House took up four Call Attention Notices during its seventh and last sitting. The calling attention notices were about the increase in installments of the government employees’ housing scheme plots in Jalozai, status of acid and burn crime bill…


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Provincial Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2013 was passed during the sixth sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s fourth session, on Tuesday. The bill amends the Provincial Ombudsman Act 2010. The Deputy Speaker chaired the entire sitting.  The Chief Minister did not attend the proceedings while the Leader of the…


Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Assembly: Right to Information Bill introduced

ISLAMABAD, September 16, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Bill, 2013 was introduced in the fifth sitting of fourth session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly on Monday. The Speaker presided over the sitting for an hour and 22 minutes while the remaining proceedings were chaired by the Deputy Speaker. The Chief Minister did not attend…


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Two Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2013: Two resolutions were adopted during the third sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s fourth session on Thursday.

Moved by a JUIF female MPA, the first resolution adopted by the House was on recommending


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Two Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2013: Two bills – the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Explosives Bill 2013 and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Explosive Substance Bill 2013 – were passed during the second sitting of the provincial assembly’s fourth session on Wednesday.


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arms Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, September 10, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arms Bill 2013 during the first sitting of the fourth session on Tuesday.

The Information Minister also laid before the House the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Ordinance 2013.

The Speaker chaired the three-hour


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: 43% MPAs Debate Budget

ISLAMABAD, July 4, 2013: Fifty-two lawmakers (43%) took part in the general debate on the finance bill during the budget session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly which also adopted nine resolutions, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report.