Balochistan Assembly Elects Chief Minister

ISLAMABAD, June 09, 2013: The 10th Balochistan Assembly elected the Leader of the House during the third sitting of the first session. The National Party chief was the only candidate for the Chief Minister slot, no other member had filed nomination papers. As many as 55 lawmakers present in the House favored him. Twenty-two members…

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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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14th National Assembly Elects Leader of the House

ISLAMABAD, June 05, 2013: The 14th National Assembly elected Prime Minister during the third sitting of the first session. The PMLN chief was elected as Leader of the House by securing 244 votes.

The candidates of the PPPP and PTI for the office

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Balochistan Assembly: Speaker, Deputy Speaker Take Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 04, 2013: The newly elected Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the 10th Balochistan Assembly took oath on Tuesday in the second sitting of the first session. Both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker were elected unopposed. The Speaker of the outgoing assembly administered oath to the newly elected Speaker who chaired the…

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86% increase in onion prices

A report based on monitoring of retail outlets in March and April 2013 across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, 3rd June 2013: Prices of 23 out of 52 commodities increased, 18 dropped and that of 11 remained unchanged in March as compared to the preceding month. In

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NA Elects Speaker and Deputy Speaker

ISLAMABAD, June 03, 2013: The 14th National Assembly elected its Speaker and Deputy Speaker during second sitting of the first session called after the general elections. The PMLN nominated legislators were elected as Speaker and Deputy Speaker, respectively. Both the members received 258 votes each.

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14th National Assembly Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2013: The newly elected members of the 14th National Assembly took oath on Saturday in the maiden session called after the May 11 general elections, marking the first historic transition of power from one democratically elected government to another in the country’s history.

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10th Balochistan Assembly Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2013: The newly elected 56 members of the 10th Balochistan Assembly took oath in the first sitting on Saturday. The Speaker of the outgoing assembly administered the oath to the members. The 55-minute sitting, which started 10 minute late, was adjourned at 1805 hours to meet on June 4, 2013 at 1000…

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51% girls high schools without libraries

A report based on monitoring of 90 government girls’ high schools in 58 districts in February 2013

ISLAMABAD, 30th May 2013: Half of the 90 government girls’ high schools were without libraries for students and one-fourth did not have apparatus for science experiments says a

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