National Assembly: 47% Members Take Part in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2013: Nearly half of the legislators took part in debate during the first budget session of the 14th National Assembly which was prorogued on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report. 

The session spread over 13 sittings from

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National Assembly: Finance Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, June 27, 2013: The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill 2013 during the 12th sitting of the second session on Thursday, reports FAFEN in its daily factsheet based on the direct observation of the assembly proceedings. It is the first budget of the

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National Assembly: Debate on Cut Motions Concludes

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2013: The National Assembly concluded debate on cut motions in the 11th sitting of the second session on Monday. Starting 25 minutes late, the sitting lasted five hours and 25 minutes.

As many as 101 Cut Motions were raised against

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National Assembly Debates Cut Motions

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2013: Starting 41 minutes late, the National Assembly debated the Cut Motions raised on the Demands for Grants for the six ministries in the second session’s 10th sitting on Sunday. The House also unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the

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National Assembly: Finance Minister Winds up Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2013: The Finance Minister winded up the general discussion on budget for the financial year 2013-14 in the ninth sitting of the second session on Saturday. The National Assembly also considered the recommendations made by the Senate on the budget. The

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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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