Balochistan Assembly: Resolution Adopted on Resuming PIA Flights

ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a supplementary resolution calling upon the PIA to reduce airfares and resume the stalled flights to the province during the fourth sitting of the fifth session on Saturday. The resolution was moved by an NP legislator. The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting for two hours and 36…

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Punjab Assembly: Resolution against Drone Attacks Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 23, 2013: The Punjab Assembly adopted a resolution to condemn drone attacks during the ninth sitting of the fourth session as the House debated the Punjab Pension Fund report for the year 2010 on Friday. Resolution to condemn drone attacks was tabled by the Law Minister after the government made amendments in the…

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National Assembly: Most Agenda Items not Taken up

ISLAMABAD, August 23, 2013: The National Assembly did not take up two Calling Attention Notices on the issues of recent terrorist attacks on trains and likelihood of increase in the rates of security deposit for gas supply during the eighth sitting of the fourth session.

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Senate: The Civil Servants (Amendment) Ordinance Laid

ISLAMABAD, August 23, 2013: The Civil Servants (Amendment) Ordinance was introduced in the fifth sitting of the Senate’s 97th session on Friday. Additionally, a Special Committee presented a report on mass transport system for Islamabad. A discussion on the presidential address to the parliament’s joint session on June 10, 2013 was postponed till Tuesday.

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Punjab Assembly: Local Boilers and Pressure Vessels (amendment) Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the passage of Local Boilers and Pressure Vessels (amendment) Bill 2013 in its eighth sitting of fourth session on Thursday. Four adjournment motions on appointing male principal at Fatima Jinnah Medical College, vacant position of professors at King Edward Medical College, preparing centralized software to know number…

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Senate: Motion on Petroleum Prices not Allowed

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: An Adjournment Motion on increase in prices of petroleum was not allowed after it did not get required vote of 26 Senators during the fourth sitting of the 97th session on Thursday. The Ministry of Petroleum objected as an ANP Senator wanted to move the Adjournment Motion on increase in petroleum prices. The Chair did not allow the motion as it only got 25 votes from the House.

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Senate: Motion on Petroleum Prices not Allowed

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: An Adjournment Motion on increase in prices of petroleum was not allowed after it did not get required vote of 26 Senators during the fourth sitting of the 97th session on Thursday. The Ministry of Petroleum objected as an ANP Senator wanted to move the Adjournment Motion on increase in petroleum…

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Balochistan Assembly: Resolution Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on taking action against a power plant for not providing electricity under the agreement in its third sitting of the fifth session on Thursday.

The resolution to take action against a power plant for providing 70-80 MW electricity against the agreement

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Punjab Assembly: Local Government Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2013: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Local Government Bill 2013 amid the opposition’s protest in the seventh sitting of the fourth session on Wednesday. Seventeen legislators debated the Local Government Bill during the sitting which lasted for eight hours and 10 minutes. The legislators on the opposition benches attended the sitting…

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