Balochistan Assembly Building

Hall for holding sessions is located in the main building of the Balochistan Assembly with a capacity of 72 seats for Assembly members. Additionally, there are 25 seats in the joint Governor’s/Speaker’s Gallery for guests of honor and 25 seats for the top officials of the Provincial Government. The upper gallery has a capacity of 168 seats for distinguished guests, as well as 55 seats set aside for representatives of the news media.

The new Administration Building of the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan, inaugurated in 2002 duly accommodates about 40 Senior Officers in separate offices. It contains a Conference Hall for 61 people, a Committee Room for 23 people and a Committee Room for 17.

 

Parliamentary IT Resource Center (PITRC)

The Parliamentary IT Resource Center (PITRC) has been established to provide information and support services to members of the provincial Assembly of Balochistan to assist them in performing their legislative duties.  The PITRC services are provided free of cost. The following resources are available:

Internet access

Photocopying facilities

Printing facilities

Document scanning facilities

Documents maybe scanned for research purposes.

Fax facility

Printing in color and Black.

 

Library

Balochistan Provincial Assembly Library has seven thousand books on the political science, Islam, history, constitution and Law etc including the journal printed by Balochistan Assembly are also available.  English and Urdu news papers such as Dawn, The News, Balochistan Times, Jang, Mashriq, Express and Intikhaab are arranged regularly.  The Times, News Week and Akhbar-e-Jehan are also available at the Library.  The books are organized according to accession numbers and arranged as per subject using the DDC scheme.  Library automation programme LAMP was introduced in 1993 for the cataloging of books and presently KOHA is being used to maintain the books records.  Internet and photocopying facilities are available for the use of Honorable members.

 

Media Center

In order to facilitate the journalists Media Center has been established for coverage of the Assembly proceedings.  The journalists have internet access to send and receive mails.  Photocopying, printing, and facsimile facility has been made available for the media people.   Live video coverage of the session is available at the Media Center for the media personal.   Tea, coffee arrangement is provided to journalists during the session.