Lawmakers Deliver Farewell Speeches in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2018: The National Assembly on Thursday witnessed farewell speeches by outgoing lawmakers during last sitting of its current term (2013-18), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during 23rd (last) sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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General Election 2018 Update on Citizens’ Observation of Electoral and Political Environment

General Election 2018 Update on Citizens’ Observation of Electoral and Political Environment

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) releases its third update on the electoral and political environment based on the information gathered systematically in 130 districts of the country by as many trained and non-partisan District Coordinators (DCs) during the first fortnight of May 2018 through 296 interviews with representatives of 32 political parties and groups on the general political environment. Moreover, DCs also conducted 87 interviews with representatives of 14 political parties on the delimitation process. In addition to documenting district-level political alignments and realignments prior to the GE 2018, the Update also includes the findings of observation of 400 political gatherings across the country.
The General Elections 2018 Update-III also comprises data gathered through systematic monitoring of 86 editions of 25 local, regional and national newspapers (14 Urdu, 10 English, and one Sindhi newspaper) in order to report the incidents of political and electoral violence, as well as to document the politically-motivated advertisements in the press. Read More >>

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Resolution for One Month Delay in General Elections

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday demanding one-month delay in the upcoming general elections, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the Assembly’s 53rd session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for five hours…

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Points of Order Consume 87 % of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2018: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in farewell speeches by outgoing lawmakers and debate on political as well as other issues raised through points of order on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 22nd sitting…

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NA Fails to Take up Regular Agenda due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 29, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday could not take up most of its regular agenda due to early adjournment of sitting after lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 21st sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Balochistan Assembly Demands Life-time Blue Passports

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on Monday demanding the federal government to issue life-time blue passports to its lawmakers, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the Assembly’s 53rd  session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly…

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Outgoing Lawmakers Deliver Farewell Speeches in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Monday witnessed farewell speeches by outgoing lawmakers during last sitting of its current term (2013-18), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 13th (last) sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2018: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Monday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 20th sitting of the…

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KP Assembly Faces Lack of Quorum on Last Day of Its Tenure

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2018:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly held last sitting of its current term (2013-18) on Monday skipping its scheduled business amidst lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of the 29th session: Members’…

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KP Assembly Passes Constitutional Amendment to Merge FATA with Province

ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2018:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Sunday passed the Constitution (Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2018 paving way for the merger of the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) with the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first…

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