Senate Passes Two Bills, Eight Resolutions during 270th Session

Constitutional Amendment on Delimitation Left Unaddressed ISLAMABAD, November 28, 2017: The 270th Session of the Senate was prorogued without considering the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017. The House passed two bills and eight resolutions during the session. The session, comprising five sittings, continued from November 17, 2017 till November 27, 2017. With an average of 17%…

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Senate Session Ends without Taking up Constitutional Amendment

Upper House Adopts Five Resolutions Before Being Prorogued ISLAMABAD, November 27, 2017: The Senate adopted five resolutions on Monday but could not take up the constitutional amendment bill on reallocation of National Assembly seats due to low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts 21 Resolutions during 36th Session

Sindh Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts 21 Resolutions during 36th Session

Recommends Registration of 13 Million Women on Electoral Rolls ISLAMABAD, November 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed six bills and adopted 21 resolutions during 36th session that comprised 15 sittings held between November 1, 2017 and November 23, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a report. The House addressed 34 Calling Attention Notices…

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Senate Discusses Free Trade Agreements with China

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2017: The Senate debated an Adjournment Motion on Friday regarding the implications of the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) signed with China, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 270th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not take up its regular business due to low attendance of the lawmakers on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 33rd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves Legislative Business Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not take up the legislative business appearing on its Orders of the Day on Thursday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 33rd session: Members’…

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Sindh Assembly Recommends Registration of 13 Million Women on Electoral Rolls

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously adopted a resolution on Thursday recommending the federal government to take steps to register around 13 million women on electoral rolls, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 15th and last sitting of…

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Senate Debates Increase in Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, November 22, 2017: The Senate held a discussion on an Adjournment Motion regarding recent increase in the prices of the petroleum products, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of 270th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Sindh Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 22, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh addressed its entire agenda on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 14th sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 28 minutes while the proceedings remained…

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National Assembly Rejects Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, November 21, 2017: The National Assembly rejected the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017, moved by a PPPP lawmaker, with majority vote on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the proceedings during the fourth and last sitting of the 49th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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