Senate Discusses Recent Sit-in at Faizabad

 ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2017: The Senate on Thursday discussed the situation arising out of the recent sit-in at Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 271st session.   Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 22…

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National Assembly Overcomes Quorum Issue, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday succeeded in transacting most of the regular agenda after four consecutive sittings when quorum was pointed out to adjourn proceedings of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

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Quorum Issue Haunts NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2017: The fifth sitting of the National Assembly had to be adjourned due to missing quorum on Wednesday as the deadlock between treasury and opposition benches persisted for not including the FATA Reforms Bill on the agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the fourth time that the sitting had to be…

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Senate Discusses Need of Parliamentary Oversight in Intl’ Arbitration Cases

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2017: The Senate, on Tuesday, transacted most of its agenda and discussed the need of Parliamentary oversight in key international arbitration cases, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the 271st session.  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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KP Assembly Meets for Six Minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2017: The Tuesday’s sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly concluded within six minutes of the commencement due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for six…

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Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2017: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Tuesday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 50th session: Members’…

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Balochistan PA Adopts Resolution for Registration of 12.17m Women on Electoral Rolls

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday recommending the federal government to take steps to register 12.17 million eligible-age unregistered women on electoral rolls including 600,000 from Balochistan by making their Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations…

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Senate Expresses Solidarity with Palestinians 

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2017: The Senate, on Monday, adjourned its sitting to express solidarity with the Palestinians after adopting a resolution condemning the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the 271st session.…

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NA Proceedings Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2017: The proceedings of the National Assembly were adjourned on Monday due to missing quorum in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the second time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to lack of quorum. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the 3rd sitting…

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