National Assembly: Sitting Marred by Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2013: The eighth sitting of the National Assembly’s second session witnessed two walkouts and a boycott as the members continued the general discussion on budget on Friday.

MQM legislators first staged a four-minute walkout over the killings of party workers

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National Assembly: 40 MNAs Take Part in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2013: Forty legislators took part in the budget debate during the seventh sitting of the National Assembly’s second session.

Starting 17 minutes late, the National Assembly met for eight hours and 27 minutes. The House took a 75-mintue break.

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National Assembly: 24 MNAs Discuss Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2013: Twenty four lawmakers took part in the debate on budget during the sixth sitting of the National Assembly’s second session. The sitting met for eight hours and 13 minutes.

Ten PMLN members, five PPPP, four MQM, two each of

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25 MNAs Participate in General Discussion on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2013: As many as 25 lawmakers took part in the budget debate in the fifth sitting of the ongoing session which met for seven hours and 47 minutes on Tuesday.

The 25 members – six each of PPPP and PTI, three each of PMLN

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General discussion on budget continues

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2013: The general discussion on the budget continued during the fourth sitting of the second session as 15 members expressed views on the budgetary proposals on Monday. 

A total of 98 members were present at the start and 43 at

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Debate on Budget Continues in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2013: Seventeen lawmakers debated the federal budget 2013-14 during the third sitting of the second session on Sunday. A resolution condemning the acts of terrorism in Balochistan was also unanimously adopted.

Seventeen legislators –

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National Assembly Debates Federal Budget 2013-14

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2013: The Leader of the Opposition opened the debate on the federal budget on Saturday as the second sitting of the ongoing session met for more than seven hours, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet

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Budget presented; 89% members attend sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2013: The newly-elected government presented its first budget in the 14th National Assembly as more than two-thirds of the members attended the first sitting, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet based on direct observation of the parliamentary proceedings.

The

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President Addresses the Joint Sitting of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2013: The President of Pakistan addressed the joint sitting of the parliament on Monday, June 10, 2013 with 78% of the total membership present from both the Houses, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet based on direct observation.

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14th National Assembly: PM, Speaker and Deputy Speaker Elected

ISLAMABAD June 6, 2013: In its first session after the general elections on May 11, the 14th National Assembly met for three sittings for administering oath to the new legislators and electing the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and the Prime Minister, completing the first historic transition of power from one democratically

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