No Parliamentary Head Attends Conclusion of Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2012: The Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue concluded the general debate on budget during the 9th sitting of the 42nd session on Wednesday as the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and all other parliamentary parties’ heads did not attend the

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Only 21 Senators take part in debate on budget

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2012: Major political crises including the Prime Minister’s conviction in the contempt case overshadowed the budget debate in the Upper House as only 21 Senators, less than one-fourth of the total membership of 104, spoke on the federal budget 2012-13.

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Seven MPAs Debate Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2012:  Starting 19 minutes late, the third sitting of KP Assembly’s 26th session, which met for two hours and 22 minutes, debated budget on Tuesday.

Seven MPAs spoke on the budget for 112 minutes (79% of sitting time).  The Leader

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Seven debate budget as PMLN attends sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2012: Seven legislators took part in the debate on budget on Tuesday as the Prime Minister and the Minister for Finance did not attend the eighth sitting of the National Assembly’s 42nd session. But overall legislators’ attendance witnessed improvement as the main opposition party PMLN attended the sitting.

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Few turn up for general discussion on budget

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2012: The general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly started on Tuesday with only 18 legislators were observed to be present at the outset and 11 when the sitting was adjourned on Tuesday.  

The Punjab Assembly is

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Senate to present 145 suggestions on budget to NA

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2012: Starting an hour late, the last sitting of Senate’s 82nd session, which met for an hour and 28 minutes, took up 145 suggestions on budget on Tuesday. Two Senators spoke on the Annual Budget Statement – one each from JUIF and PML – for 50 minutes (57% of sitting time).

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Three MPAs take part in general discussion on budget

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2012: The general discussion on budget started in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday.

Starting 31 minutes late, the second sitting of KP Assembly’s 26th session met for two hours and 10 minutes.

Three MPAs spoke on the budget –one each from

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Five legislators debate budget as PMLN boycotts sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2012: Five legislators took part in the debate on budget on Monday as the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and the Minister for Finance did not attend the seventh sitting of the National Assembly’s 42nd session. Starting an hour and 35 minutes late, the House met for two hours and 25 minutes.

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83% MPAs attend first sitting of Budget session

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2012: The Provincial Minister for Finance presented the budget during the first sitting of the 32nd session of the Balochistan Assembly on Monday. Starting 15 minutes late, the sitting lasted an hour and 25 minutes. The Finance Minister presented the budget in an hour and five minutes speech. The Chief Minister along…

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