Balochistan Assembly Introduces ‘Zero Hour’ to Debate Public Importance Matters

Passes Government Bill, Adopts Four Resolutions in Six Sittings Office of Deputy Speaker Lying Vacant Since December 2015 ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan amended its Rules of Procedure and Privileges by introducing last half an hour of the proceedings “Zero Hour” to address matters of public importance. It also passed a…

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Committee Approves Executive Oversight Tool in Balochistan Assembly Rules

House adopts five resolutions in six sitting Seat of Deputy Speaker lying vacant since December 2013 Chief Minister remains absent throughout the session ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Balochistan adopted five resolutions and witnessed presentation of standing committee’s report that approved introduction of Call Attention Notice and constitution of sub-committees in Assembly rules. The…

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Treasury Introduces Govt. Oversight Amendments in Balochistan Assembly

Assembly passes legislative proposal to protect children from violence during 35th Session Lawmakers call for equal rights for minority employees The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed introduction of important amendments to the Rules of Procedure and adoption of eight resolutions on various issues, including provision of equal rights for minorities working in government departments, says…

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34th Session: Balochistan Assembly Skips Question Hour, Disqualifies Minority Member

Leader of the Opposition, Parliamentary Leaders of BNP and NP Remain Absent Throughout the Session The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed two government bills and adopted four resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers during its 34th session. The other highlights of the session include disqualification of a Minority Member and skipping of Question Hour due…

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Deputy Speaker slot lying vacant for seven months

Balochistan PA Takes Up Issues of Public Interest Session marked by low attendance of lawmakers The Balochistan Assembly debated critical issues of energy, governance, health and agriculture during its 31st session and adopted four resolutions to bring about improvement in these sectors, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report based on…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor 28th Session Report of Balochistan Assembly

The Balochistan Assembly adopted nine resolutions, witnessed as many walkouts amid low attendance during its 28th session consuming almost 69% of the session’s time, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Session Report based on direct observation of the Provincial Assembly’s proceedings.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor 27th Session Report of Balochistan Assembly

25 MPAs remain inactive during 27th session of Balochistan Assembly ISLAMABAD:  Twenty-five lawmakers did not take part in any of the proceedings during 27th session of the Balochistan Assembly that adopted 10 resolutions and passed one bill amid low attendance, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report. The session, comprising seven…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor 26th Session Report of Balochistan Assembly

30 MPAs remain inactive during 26th session of Balochistan Assembly ISLAMABAD:  Thirty lawmakers did not take part in proceeding of 26th session of the Balochistan Assembly which adopted 11 resolutions and passed two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report. The session, comprising four sittings,…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor 25th Session Report of Balochistan Assembly

The passage of bill  against harassment of women at workplaces, adoption of two separate resolutions demanding provision of jobs  in federal public departments as per allocated quota, swift action for facility of Information Technology in the province, presence of  new cabinet members in the House along with Chief Minister were the main highlights of the …

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