Sindh PA Passes Four Bills, Adopts Six Resolutions amid Low Attendance

Five Private Motions, 23 Motions to Amend Assembly rules remain unaddressed ISLAMABAD: Marked by low interest of lawmakers, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted six resolutions on various issues of public importance and passed four bills, including an important legislative proposal to ensure citizens access to public information during six sittings of the 30th session,…

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Senate Discusses Census Issues, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Senate took up a report and a Calling Attention Notice regarding the holding of census exercise across Pakistan amidst absence of the Chairman and Leaders of the House and the Opposition on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Punjab PA Continues Pre-Budget Discussion, Defers Four Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of the Punjab continued pre-budget discussion amidst absence of the Speaker and the Leader of the House, and deferred four Adjournment Motions on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Bill to Empower Citizens

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Right to Information Bill with amendments recommended by the Select Committee. The much-awaited bill ensures access of citizens to public information under the control of government department(s). The House unanimously passed the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill, 2016 during sixth and last sitting of the […]

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National Assembly Skips Agenda to Discuss Haqqani Issue

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Wednesday and instead discussed matters related to the article of former ambassador Hussain Haqqani regarding his role in issuing visas to Americans, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The issue of quorum persisted even today, as the…

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