4th Year: Balochistan Assembly Witnesses Decline in Legislative Productivity

4th Year: Balochistan Assembly Witnesses Decline in Legislative Productivity

Six Members Remain Silent for Entire Assembly Year ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2017: The 10th Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed improvement in the assembly performance in terms of working longer hours during fourth parliamentary year than the previous year, however, it could not excel in legislative productivity as it was reduced to less than half of…

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Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan Annual Report 2015 – 2016

The 10th Balochistan Assembly passed 19 treasury-backed bills and adopted 46 resolutions that mostly sought improved governance and economic development in the province. However, no private member bill/legislative proposal was introduced in the House that showed lack of interest both by the treasury and the opposition members in bringing legislation pieces. Keeping in view the…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor: Annual Report of Balochistan Assembly (June 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014)

The 10th Balochistan Assembly witnessed a prolific first parliamentary year with the passage of 21 treasury-backed bills, including landmark legislation on domestic violence, education and rehabilitation of victims of terrorism. The House adopted 59 resolutions mostly seeking improved governance and economic development in the province. Impressively, 97 percent of the legislators participated in the House proceedings.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Balochistan 5th Parliamentary Year 2012-2013

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Balochistan 5th Parliamentary Year 2012-2013

Amid political instability, constitutional crisis, and sectarian killings leading to imposition of the Governor’s Rule, the Balochistan Assembly met for only 23 sittings in the fifth parliamentary year. This led to the provincial legislature ignoring its core responsibilities of legislation and oversight, as it also faced a leadership crisis. Apart from passing nine bills, the provincial legislature…

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