According to a comparison of the performance of the Assemblies conducted by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT), each Assembly records a decrease in working hours, days spent in budget sessions, and Leaders of the Opposition attendance when compared to the third parliamentary year.
Even though it only met for 60 days during the fourth parliamentary year, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Provincial Assembly worked longer than any other Provincial Assembly did. While the Provincial Assembly of Punjab only met for 42 days, the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan met for 53 days, and the Provincial Assembly of Sindh held the fewest sittings, 41, during the fourth parliamentary year.
Even though each Assembly only meets for a very small number of working hours on average each year, KP Assembly met for the most working hours, totaling 126.05 hours, in the fourth year. During its fourth year, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh convened for 111.51 working hours. During the 4th parliamentary year, the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan met for a total of 91.10 working hours. The Provincial Assembly of Punjab ranks fourth in terms of total working hours in the fourth parliamentary year despite only holding sessions for 76.31 of those hours.