Six Senators debate budget

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.

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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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87% MPAs attend budget speech sitting

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 and

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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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63% Members Attend Budget Speech Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2012: The Provincial Minister for Finance presented the budget during the fifth sitting of the 38th session of the Punjab Assembly on Saturday. Starting 45 minutes late, the sitting lasted an hour and 40 minutes.

The budget speech attracted more

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Only two Senators debate budget

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2012: Senators on Friday showed less interest in debating the budget during the sixth sitting of the Upper House’s 82nd session on Friday. Starting 44 minutes late, the sitting met for an hour and 22 minutes, only two Senators spoke on the Annual Budget Statement.

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Low attendance and less interest of Members in budget sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2012: Only three legislators took part in the budget debate on Friday for less than hour as the National Assembly’s sixth sitting of the 42 session continued to witness low presence of Members. Only 71 legislators were present at the start of the sitting while 64 were there when it was adjourned.

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11% teaching posts vacant in girls high schools

ISLAMABAD, June 8: Eleven percent of the sanctioned teaching positions were vacant in government girls’ high schools monitored in April with 160 positions lying unoccupied in 55 schools against the sanctioned 1,390, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

The report said the FAFEN governance monitors who visited 25

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Only 13 MPAs present at start of sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2012: Starting an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session was marked by low attendance of MPAs. It was adjourned because of lack of Quorum.   

Only 13 legislators present at the outset

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