Sindh Assembly Overlooks Procedural Requirements to Pass Most of Bills

Passes 142 legislative proposals including 10 Private Members’ Bills Ruling party fulfills less than one third promises committed in 2013 Election Manifesto Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill, 2016 and Hindus Marriage Bill among important provincial legislations No legislation done in justice system, policing and civil services, inclusion of youth in policy-making, women empowerment, regulation…

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Sindh Assembly Takes up All Questions, CANS

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh took up all Calling Attention Notices (CANs) appearing on Orders of the Day and addressed all questions during Question Hour on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 32nd session:…

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Punjab Assembly Session Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2017: The 28th session of the Punjab Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday in the absence of Chief Minister, Opposition Leader, all parliamentary leaders as well as most of the honorable members of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings…

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KP Assembly Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2017: The fourth sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum and without addressing its regular agenda on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 24th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Speaker Rejects Opposition Leader’s Point of Order

ISLAMABAD, April 27, 2017: The Punjab Assembly’s Speaker rejected a Point of Order of Opposition Leader regarding Prime Minister and granted Public Accounts Committees two-month extension for presentation of their reports on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 28th session:…

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261st Session: Senate Witnesses Decline in Lawmakers’ Attendance

Ministerial absence leads to adjournment of sitting sine die Government’s reply to 14% questions not received ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2017: The Upper House of Parliament witnessed slight decline in the attendance of lawmakers during 261st session as compared to the previous session. The ministerial absence and no-response from the relevant departments in responding to the…

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Punjab Assembly Refers Two Ordinances to Committees

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2017: The Punjab Assembly referred two ordinances to the relevant committees after their presentation before the House on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 28th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 42…

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KP Assembly Approves Amendments in Ehtesab Commission Act

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed the KP Ehtesab Commission (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017 amidst protest and adopted a resolution demanding resignation of the Prime Minister in the wake of apex court’s decision in Panama Papers case, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. The…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Private Members’ Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2017: The Sindh Assembly left 23 motions to amend Assembly Rules, five motions and as many resolutions unaddressed during Private Members’ Day on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 32nd session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

Refers two bills to committees Opposition continues protest, demands resignation of PM ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted three Private Members’ resolutions and referred two bills to the committees on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second…

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