NA Pays Tribute to Asma Jahangir, Bureaucrats Absence Annoys Chair  

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2018: The National Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution to pay tribute to renowned lawyer Asma Jahangir who passed away in Lahore on Saturday,  observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The Speaker summoned the Secretaries Petroleum and Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) over their absence in the lobbies of…

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Procedural Irregularities in Relatively Low Turnout Lodhran By-Election

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2018: Unchecked campaigning and canvassing and suspicious voting patterns mark the NA-154 by-election that remained peaceful amidst heavy presence of security personnel inside and outside polling stations, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. On average, 2.7 violations of electoral laws, rules and codes of conduct per polling station were…

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Punjab Assembly Meets for Only 19 Minutes, Skips Agenda

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2018:  The Punjab Assembly’s sitting continued for only 19 minutes on Monday while the Chair deferred the regular business of the House for a later sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eleventh sitting of the 34th session: Members’…

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Senate Adopts Four Condolence Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted four condolence resolutions and held reference for PPPP Senator Haji Saif-ullah Khan Bangash who passed away on February, 1  2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for 61 minutes.  The sitting started at…

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KP Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2018: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned on Monday without addressing its agenda due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eleventh sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for 31 minutes. The sitting started at 1522 hours against the scheduled…

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