54% of Sindh Assembly Members debate budget

ISLAMABAD June 27, 2012: The passage of the budget 2012-13 in Sindh Assembly was swift and unperturbed as the entire membership is on the treasury benches, which spent 72% of the 36th session time debating the money matters, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report on Wednesday. In the third sitting…


Less than half of MPAs debate budget

ISLAMABAD June 27, 2012: Only 29 out of 65 Members of the Balochistan Assembly spoke on the budget 2012-13 for almost 60% of the 32nd session time that concluded on June 20, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Wednesday.  


KP Assembly passes supplementary budget

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2012:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passed the supplementary budget 2011-12 during the 13 sitting of the 26th session on Monday as the legislators withdrew the Cut Motions. The House also approved 29 grants for demands. A total of 60 Members (48% of total Membership) were present at the start, while 54(43%) were…


Budget passed in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2012: Meeting for eight hours and 23 minutes, the Sindh Assembly passed the budget for the fiscal year 2012-13 along with the supplementary budget on Monday.

The 11th sitting of the 36 session, which


Low-key budget session ends in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2012: Starting 45 minutes behind schedule, the last sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly continued to witness low interest of Members in the proceedings as only seven were present at the start while 137 were there when the session prorogued. The Quorum, visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting,…


Sindh Assembly: 21 MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2012: Starting an hour and 33 minutes behind schedule, the tenth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for six hours and 23 minutes on Saturday.

Twenty-one MPAs – 13 PPPP, six MQM and one each of PMLF and NPP


Debate on Supplementary Budget Postponed

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012:  Starting 47 minutes late, the 12th sitting of the ongoing session, which met for two hours and 10 minutes on Friday postponed the debate on Supplementary Grants.

The Chief Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, the Deputy Speaker and


Punjab Assembly Debates Supplementary Budget 2011-12

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012: Starting an hour and 30 minutes behind schedule, the 14th sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as only five Members (one % of the total membership of 369) were present at the start of the sitting and 70 were there when it was adjourned. The Quorum…