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.Details
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.Details
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).Details
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.Details
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…Details
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 fromDetails
ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2012: The Provincial Minister for Finance presented the budget in an hour and 35 minutes speech in the third sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 36th session on Monday.
Starting an hour and eight minutes behind schedule, the sitting met for an hour andDetails
ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2012: Starting 45 minutes late, the seventh sitting of Senate’s 82nd session, which met for an hour and 51 minutes, debated budget amid Senators’ low attendance on Monday. With only eight legislators present at the start and 16 when the sitting was adjourned, a maximum of 32 Senators were observed at any time of the sitting.Details