Finance Minister Concludes Budget Debate in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Saturday, concluded the general discussion on the budget 2018-19, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for four hours and 29 minutes. The sitting…

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KP Assembly Continues Discussion on Budget 2018-19

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2018: The debate on the provincial budget for the year 2018-19 continued in the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the third session: Members’ Participation The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Amidst Absence of PML-N Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab continued the general discussion on annual budget for the year 2018-19, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Women Workers Seek Improved Enforcement of Labour Laws in Pakistan

WAction Organises Women Workers Convention to Highlight Issues Facing by Women Workers at Workplaces ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2018: Women Action for Better Workplaces (WAction), a project of Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA), shared the findings of its Monitoring of Workplace Report in a convention here on Thursday that speaks about the dismal situation…

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Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2018: The Leader of Opposition in Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa opened budget debate in the House on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 3rd session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for two hours…

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Requisitioned NA Session Discusses Accountability Process

ISLAMABAD, October 17, 2018: The National Assembly held discussion on the country’s political situation while suspended its regular agenda on Wednesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the single-sitting third session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and…

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Govt Presents Provincial Budget 2018-19 in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2018: The Punjab Finance Minister presented the annual budget for financial year 2018-19 in the provincial assembly on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Results Management Improves in Low Turnout By-Elections

Results Management Improves in Low Turnout By-Elections

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) observed significant improvement in the quality of the election result management process during low-turnout October 14 by-elections, which remained peaceful throughout the day, says a press statement released on Tuesday.

While a considerable decline in the turnout in these constituencies as compared to July 25, 2018 is disconcerting, the transparency and efficiency of vote counting at the polling stations and tabulation of the provisional results by the Returning Officers (Form-47-Provisional Consolidated Statement of the Result of the Count) was encouraging, improving the overall credibility of the electoral process. With the exception of PB-40 (Khuzdar-III), provisional results for the remaining constituencies were finalized by 2:00 am deadlines as stipulated by Section 13 (3) of the Elections Act, 2017. Read more

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Rs. 648bn Provincial Budget Presented in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 15, 2018: The Provincial Finance Minister presented the budget for the financial year 2018-19 with an outlay of 648 billion in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 3rd session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings…

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Senate Defers Debate on Excessive Use of Antibiotics; Discusses Economic and Political Issues

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday deferred debate on an adjournment motion regarding excessive use of antibiotics for the third time and discussed economic and political affairs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th (last) sitting of the 282nd session: Members’ Participation…

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