National Assembly Pays Respect to Deceased Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2019:  The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday without taking up its scheduled business in respect for the late Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Sardar Ali Muhammad Mahar who died of cardiac arrest earlier this week, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Addresses 56 Percent Agenda during 4th Session

• 51 lawmakers remain inactive during the proceedings ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted 56 percent of its scheduled business during 49-sitting fourth session that continued between January 9, 2019 and May 18, 2019. The House passed 11 government bills and held pre-budget debate consuming 16 percent of the proceedings. Almost…

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Sindh Assembly’s 49-Sitting Long Session Prorogued Sine Die

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh’s fourth session was prorogued sine die on Saturday after passing a government bill on police reforms, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 49th sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The House met for two…

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Sindh PA Leaves Most of the Agenda Unaddressed amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh was adjourned on Friday without addressing most of the agenda amid the Opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 48th sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 47…

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National Assembly Transacts 71 Percent Agenda during 9th Session

169 lawmakers remain inactive during the proceedings Private Members’ Bill passed to increase representation to ex-FATA ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2019: The National Assembly transacted 71 percent of its scheduled business during its ninth session with 173 lawmakers participating in the proceedings. The House passed one private members’ bill to increase representation of ex-FATA in National…

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Senate Addresses 93 Percent Agenda during 288th Session

Senate Addresses 93 Percent Agenda during 288th Session

69 Lawmakers Participate in the Proceedings ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2019: The Senate addressed 93 percent of its agenda during 288th session with 67 percent lawmakers participating in the proceedings. The House passed five private members’ bills and a government bill during the session that continued between April 25 and May 13, 2019 while it also debated…

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NA Passes Constitutional Amendment for Increased Representation to Ex-FATA

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2019: The National Assembly passed the 26th Constitutional Amendment on Monday providing for increased representation to ex-FATA in National and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assemblies and delay in the upcoming elections for 16 Provincial Assembly seats, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2019: The Senate adopted four resolutions, including the recommendation to take Central Superior Services (CSS) examination in the national language Urdu, as well, and passed the Pakistan Courier and Logistics Regulatory Authority Bill, 2018 on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of…

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Senate Debates Increase in Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2019: The Senate held 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 Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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NA Debates Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2019: The National Assembly, on Friday, held a debate on the proposed constitutional amendment seeking to increase the representation of newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in National and KP Assemblies, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting…

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