FAFEN Releases Report on Candidates’ Scrutiny for Elections in Newly Merged Districts

ISLAMABAD, July 3, 2019: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released a report on the scrutiny of nominated candidates for provincial assembly elections in the newly merged districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Wednesday. The report is based on the information gathered systematically by FAFEN Long Term Observers (LTOs) at the Returning Officers’ (ROs)…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up 88 Percent Agenda during Tenth Session

67 percent lawmakers remain inactive during Budget Discussion Women MPs participate more actively than Men during Budget Speeches The Provincial Assembly of Punjab addressed 88 percent of its scheduled agenda during 10th session and also passed the provincial budget for financial year 2019-20, observes Free and Fair Election Networks (FAFEN) in its session report. The…

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Sindh PA Adopts Resolution to Set up Provincial Finance Commission

ISLAMABAD, July 02, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a private member’s resolution on Tuesday demanding to set up Provincial Finance Commission (PFC), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 15th sitting of the 5th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Most of Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, July 01, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh did not address most of the agenda appearing on Orders of the Day, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 14th sitting of the 5th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours…

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NA Budget Session Concludes after PM Speech

ISLAMABAD, June 29, 2019: The Budget Session of National Assembly concluded here on Saturday after speech of Prime Minister in the absence of opposition and approval of 107 Supplementary Demands for Grants for the fiscal year 2018-19, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Balochistan Assembly: 43% Lawmakers Abstain from Budget Debate

Balochistan Assembly: 43% Lawmakers Abstain from Budget Debate

Leader of House attends all six sittings Four walkouts witnessed during session ISLAMABAD, June 29, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed low interest of lawmakers, especially those belonging to the government, during the Budget Session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. As many as 28 members (43%) did not participate…

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NA Passes Finance Bill amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2019: The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill, 2019 on Friday amidst protest of the opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 15th sitting of the 11th NA session: Members’ Participation The House met for eight hours and eight minutes; however, it took…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 40 Supplementary Demands for Grants

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2019: The Punjab Assembly approved 40 Supplementary Demands for Grants for the financial year 2018-19 amid protest of the opposition on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 12th sitting of the 10th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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KP Assembly Approves 44 Supplementary Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2019: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly approved 44 Supplementary Demands for Grants for the financial year 2018-19 amid walk out by the opposition on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the seventh session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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Sindh Assembly Meets for One Minute

ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh met for one minute on Friday as the Speaker adjourned the sitting due to less attendance of the lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 13th sitting of the 5th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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