Only 12% of MNAs debate budget

ISLAMABAD June 15, 2012: The Prime Minister’s contempt case and other political issues hampered the proceedings of the National Assembly’s budget session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report on 42nd session on Friday.

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Punjab Assembly: 12 MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2012: On the fourth day of general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly, only 12 legislators (three percent of the total membership) were present in the House at the start of the sitting and 17 when it was adjourned on Friday.

The Chief Minister was absent

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Sindh Assembly: Nine MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2012: Starting 54 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for two hours and 34 minutes on Friday, continued debate on budget.

Nine MPAs – six PPPP and three MQM – debated the budget for 89 minutes (58% of the sitting time).

The sitting

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KP Assembly: 741 Cut Motions moved on Budgetary Proposals

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2012:  Starting 35 minutes late, the sixth sitting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 26th session, which met for two hours and 50 minutes, continued debate on budget on Friday.

Four MPAs – two ANP and one each of PPPP and PMLN– spoke on the budget for 41 minutes (24%

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Four MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012: On the first day of general discussion on the budget in the Balochistan Assembly, 30 legislators were present in the House at the start of the sitting and 19 when it was adjourned on Thursday.

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NA passes budget as opposition brings in no cut motions

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012: The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill 2012-13 during the last sitting of the 42nd session on Thursday as the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and the parliamentary heads of PML, MQM, MMAP, ANP and PMLF remained absent.

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Lack of Quorum persists during budget debate

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012: On the third day of general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly, only 14 legislators (four percent of the total membership) were present in the House at the start of the sitting and 19 when it was adjourned on Thursday.

The Chief Minister was absent

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Eight MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012: Starting an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for three hours and 20 minutes on Thursday, witnessing a walkout by MQM.

MQM legislators staged

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10 MPAs take part in budget debate

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012:  Starting 34 minutes late, the fifth sitting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 26th session, which met for four hours and seven minutes, continued debate on budget on Thursday.

Ten MPAs – three from ANP, two each from PMLN and MMA and one each from

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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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