Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arms Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, September 10, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arms Bill 2013 during the first sitting of the fourth session on Tuesday.

The Information Minister also laid before the House the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Ordinance 2013.

The Speaker chaired the three-hour

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Balochistan Assembly: Two Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, Sept 5, 2013: The fifth session of the Balochistan Assembly witnessed the passage of two government bills including one amending the local government law to hold the polls for electing local governments on party basis, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report.

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Punjab Assembly: Wheat Support Price Debated

ISLAMABAD, September 2, 2013: The fourth session of the Punjab assembly was prorogued after holding a general discussion on proposals for wheat support price in its 15th sitting on Monday. Sixteen lawmakers – 12 PMLN, two PTI and one each of JI and PML – took part in the discussion lasting an hour and 16…

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84% hike in tomato prices

A report based on prices collected from 188 retail outlets in 105 districts across Pakistan in July 2013

ISLAMABAD, 2ND September 2013: Price of tomatoes increased by 84% in July as compared to June 2013. Heavy rainfall and flood in various parts of the country

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Senate: Six Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, Sept 1, 2013: Six private members’ bills were introduced during Senate’s 97thsession including three seeking amendments in the constitution, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report on Sunday.

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Senate: Concludes Debate on Presidential Address

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2013: Senate’s 97th session was prorogued on Friday as the Upper House concluded debate on the presidential address to the parliament. 

Five members shared their views in the 90-minute debate on the presidential address

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Observed

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2013: Lawmakers debated the wheat price proposal amid low attendance in the fourteenth sitting of the fourth session of the Punjab Assembly on Friday. Only 24 MPAs (6.8%) were present at the start, 49 (13.8%) at the end and a maximum of 77 (21.7%) were present at one point in the sitting.…

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Two Bills Introduced, Standing Committees Formed

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2013: The National Assembly’s fourth session witnessed the introduction of two treasury-backed bills including one seeking amendment to the constitution and the approval of a motion to form 34 Standing Committees along with the opposition’s protests and walkouts over various issues, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report…

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Balochistan Assembly: Two Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly passed two bills including the Balochistan Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2013 during the eighth sitting of the fifth session on Friday.

The House also passed the Balochistan Public Procurement Regulatory

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