Lack of Quorum Mars NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, August 2, 2019: The National Assembly was adjourned without addressing the regular business due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 13th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for 40 minutes.…

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National Assembly Leaves 90 Percent Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, August 1, 2019: The National Assembly left 90 percent of its agenda unaddressed on Thursday and referred seven private members’ bills to the relevant standing committees after their introduction, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 13th session:  Members’…

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Resolutions to remove Senate Chairman, Deputy Chairman Rejected

ISLAMABAD, August 1, 2019: The resolutions to remove Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Senate were rejected on Thursday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the only sitting of 292nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and six…

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Treasury-Opposition Confrontation Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up its 87 percent agenda amid verbal clashes between treasury and opposition lawmakers in the House on Monday, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 13th session:  Members’ Participation…

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Punjab Assembly: Govt. Lays Three Ordinances, Requisitioned Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab’s 12th session, requisitioned by the opposition, was prorogued sine die on Monday amid lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the single-sitting 12th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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KP Assembly: 60% Lawmakers Abstain From Budget Debate

As many as 74 out of 124 lawmakers (60%) did not participate in the general discussion on budget 2018-19 held during the 7th session of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report. The session comprised 13 sittings held between June 18 and July 22, 2019…

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Ghotki-II By-Election Witnesses Slight Decline in Turnout Since GE-2018, Low Incidence of Electoral Irregularities Observed

ISLAMABAD, July 24, 2019:  NA-205 Ghotki-II by-election held on July 23, 2019 witnessed a slight decline in voter turnout since 2018 General Elections (GE), and low incidence of electoral violations says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report on Wednesday. FAFEN deployed 74 (64 men and 10 women) trained, non-partisan and duly accredited observers for the…

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Senate Prorogued without Taking up Motion for Discussion on Removal of Chairman

ISLAMABAD, July 23, 2019: The Senate’s 291st session was prorogued on Tuesday without taking up the motion for discussion on the resolution regarding removal of the Chairman, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the only sitting of 291st session: Members’ Participation The…

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KP Assembly Suspends Rules to Adopt Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, July 22, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) adopted five supplementary resolutions after suspension of the rules, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during 13th sitting of seventh session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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