ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2013: Four incidents of women being barred from voting were reported during the NA-25 (Dera Ismail Khan-cum-Tank) by-election on Wednesday. The voting process was largely peaceful amid heavy deployment of security personnel. However, female voters were disenfranchised in parts of the constituency where community elders had reportedly decided to bar women from…Details
ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2013: Eight lawmakers took part in the debate on the presidential address as the Federal Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance (Amendment) Bill was introduced during the third sitting of the National Assembly’s fifth session on Wednesday.Details
ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s forth session was prorogued on Wednesday as the House took up four Call Attention Notices during its seventh and last sitting. The calling attention notices were about the increase in installments of the government employees’ housing scheme plots in Jalozai, status of acid and burn crime bill…Details
ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2013: The National Assembly adopted five resolutions during the second sitting of the fifth session on Tuesday as the legislators debated the issue of IMF loan for two hours and 30 minutes. Apart from condemning the attack on army men in Upper Dir, the House adopted resolutions to call upon the government to take steps to eliminate terrorism, abolish system of interest, pull Pakistan Steel Mills out of crisis and supply gas to district Buner.Details
ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2013 was passed during the sixth sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s fourth session, on Tuesday. The bill amends the Provincial Ombudsman Act 2010. The Deputy Speaker chaired the entire sitting. The Chief Minister did not attend the proceedings while the Leader of the…Details
ISLAMABAD, September 16, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Bill, 2013 was introduced in the fifth sitting of fourth session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly on Monday. The Speaker presided over the sitting for an hour and 22 minutes while the remaining proceedings were chaired by the Deputy Speaker. The Chief Minister did not attend…Details
ISLAMABAD, September 16: The Surveying and Mapping Ordinance 2013 was laid as seven members took part in the debate on the June 10 Presidential Address to the Joint Sitting of the Parliament during the first sitting of the fifth session of the National Assembly on Monday.Details
ï»¿ï»¿ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2013 was introduced during the fourth sitting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s fourth session on Friday.
The Speaker chaired the two hours and 40 minutes sitting. The ChiefDetails
ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2013: Two resolutions were adopted during the third sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s fourth session on Thursday.
Moved by a JUIF female MPA, the first resolution adopted by the House was on recommendingDetails