Senators Show Less Interest in Budgetary Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2013: The 4th sitting of the ongoing 95th Senate session witnessed low attendance as Senators continued to debate the Annual Budget Statement. Only six senators were present at the start while 17 were there at the adjournment. Senators showed less interest in the budgetary proposals as only four senators – two PPPP,…

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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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67% Legislators attend sitting; Budget presented

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2013: The newly-elected provincial government presented its first budget in the Punjab Assembly as two-third (67%) 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 Provincial Minister for Finance presented the budget during the…

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Budget Presented in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2013: The Chief Minister of Sindh presented the provincial budget 2013-14 in the first sitting of the third session on Monday.  Starting 60 minutes late, the sitting witnessed relatively better attendance of members. The budget speech attracted 65% of the total membership in

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Senate: Budget Debated Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2013: The Senate continued to debate federal budget during the third sitting of the 95th session on Sunday as the Upper House also unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the attack on female students in Quetta.

The sitting, which lasted two hours and 16 minutes, was marked by

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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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Debate on Budget Begins in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2013: The Senate opened debate on the federal budget in the second sitting of the 95th session which met for two hours and 28 minutes on Saturday. Three Senators spoke about the budget for an hour and eleven minutes.

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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 in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2013: The Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization presented the federal budget 2013-14 in the first sitting of the 95th session on Wednesday. After the 18th Constitutional Amendment, the Senate provides recommendations on the budget to

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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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