Balochistan Assembly Passes Motion for Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD, August 31, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly on Friday passed a motion to allow the use of Provincial Assembly Hall for Presidential Election on September 4, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first and last sitting of second session:  Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly…

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Senate Again Drops Discussion on Rigging in General Elections

 ISLAMABAD, August 31, 2018: The Senate on Friday transacted most of its business but again deferred debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Chair admitted an Adjournment Motion (AM) in the previous sitting for debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections, 2018…

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Three in run for President Office

ISLAMABAD, August 30: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued the final list of candidates for the presidential election. According to the notification issued here, three persons have been validly nominated for election to the office of the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. These three candidates included Mr. Aitzaz Ahsan from PPPP, Arif-ur-Rehman […]

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KP Assembly Condemns Blasphemous Cartoon Contest in Netherlands

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2018: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to condemn a blasphemous cartoon contest in Netherlands, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of the 2nd session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Defers Debate on Rigging in GE-2018

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2018: The Senate deferred the debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018 on Thursday due to absence of the government ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of 281st session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2018: The Senate was adjourned on Wednesday due to lack of quorum leaving most of the agenda unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the third sitting of 281st session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and eight minutes while…

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Senate Condemns Blasphemous Content on Internet

ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday took up its entire agenda and also condemned circulation of blasphemous content about religious personalities on internet, 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 281st session: Members’ Participation The…

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PM’s Maiden Speech Sets the Tone for Govt Priorities

Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Senate Sitting ISLAMABAD, August 27, 2018: The Prime Minister in his maiden speech in the Senate on Monday emphasized the need for tax reforms and vowed to take up the sensitive issue of blasphemous caricatures at the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the United Nations Forum to highlight…

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Profiles of Provincial Assemblies 2018 - 2023

Profiles of Provincial Assemblies 2018 – 2023

ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has compiled the Profiles of the Members of all Provincial Assemblies (MPAs) who started their five-year term in August 2018. This detailed analysis report includes the party position of the MPAs, their qualifications, professional diversity, contribution to party funds, pending criminal cases, and their assets.

The report is based on the information contained in Form-B and Affidavits as annexed to the Nomination Papers submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) by the contesting candidates of General Election 2018.

Values in foreign currency have been converted in to Pakistani Rupee using the online currency conversion utility Oanda at the rate applicable on the date of submission of Statement of Assets and Liabilities, while value of gold (where not mentioned) has been calculated at the rate of 60,000 PKR per Tola. Read More >>

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Punjab Assembly Elects CM Amidst PML-N’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab elected PTI’s nominee Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar as Chief Minister of the province amidst PML-N lawmakers’ protest against the election on Sunday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third and last sitting of the Assembly’s first…

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