Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Resolution to Stop Drone Attacks Adopted

ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, on Monday, adopted a resolution to urge the federal government to stop the US drone Attacks in Pakistan, during the first sitting of the eighth session. The resolution was tabled by the Information Minister whereof the assembly gave the federal government a deadline till the 20th of…

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Select Committees formed to Scrutinize Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 11, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday formed Select Committees to scrutinize the bills on local government and the accountability commission in the fourth sitting of the sixth session. As the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has still not formed the Standing Committees, the Select Committees will review the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Bill…

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Low Members Attendance Observed

ISLAMABAD, October 9, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly observed low attendance of members during the third sitting of sixth session on Wednesday. Nineteen legislators were present at the start and 35 at the end of the sitting. A JUI-F legislator pointed out lack of quorum as the proceedings were suspended for two minutes. The Deputy…

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Resolution Calls for Dissolving ERRA

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2013:The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly adopted a resolution calling for dissolving the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) during the second sitting of the sixth session on Tuesday. Jointly moved by members of PTI, PML-N, and JUI-F, the resolution called upon the provincial government to request the federal government to dissolve ERRA and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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