Use of State Resources for Political Campaigns

ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2013: The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) had the highest incidence of campaign materials being posted at public buildings between February 1 and 7, 2013. These observations were made by the Free and Fair Election Network’s (FAFEN) District Long-Term Observers (DLTOs) in 14 districts of Sindh and Punjab.

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Price of tomatoes, wheat and poultry products increase

A report based on the prices collected from 195 retail outlets in 111 districts in January

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2013: Prices of 26 commodities including tomatoes, wheat, poultry and some fruits increased in January as compared to December 2012. Seventeen commodities experienced price cuts while

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Balochistan Assembly: One Resolution Adopted By the House

Balochistan Assembly: One Resolution Adopted By the House ISLAMABAD, February, 2013: The 2nd sitting of the 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution over the unsatisfactory law and order situation in the province after the imposition of Governor’s rule. Low attendance of members was observed in the sitting that lasted for two hours…

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for Jam Yousaf

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2013: Starting an hour and 55 minutes late, the first sitting of the 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly, which met for 37 minutes, suspended the regular agenda to offer condolences for the former Chief Minister Jam Yousaf. The sitting was marked by low attendance as only 14 out 65 members were…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2012: The Sindh Assembly, which met for four hours and 27 minutes in the sixth sitting of the 40th session on Tuesday, passed a bill to reconfirm the official spellings of the province’s name as Sindh besides and also adopted five resolutions.

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2012: The Sindh Assembly, which met for four hours and 28 minutes in the 5th sitting of the 40th session on Monday, adopted three resolutions. Celebration of National Women’s Day, equal rights for religious minorities, and holding of in-camera session on law and order situation in Karachi

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Top parliamentary performers in the 13th National Assembly

The legislators of the main opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN), actively took part in the parliamentary proceedings during the five years in the 13th National Assembly. They sponsored the most agenda items, including oversight over the executive through the Question Hour and Calling Attention Notices, and representation by raising

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