NA defers COMSATS University Bill after opposition by lawmakers

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday deferred the COMSATS University Islamabad Bill, 2017 after getting opposed by the opposition lawmakers who demanded it to be referred to the relevant standing committee of Federal Education and Professional Training. PPPP lawmaker Aijaz Hussain Jhakrani said that this bill relates to the Higher Education Commission and it should […]

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National Assembly Passes Three Government Bills, Discusses Kasur incident

ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2018: The National Assembly passed three government bills and continued discussion on Kasur incident on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of 51st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 41…

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11 Private Members’ Bills Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed the introduction of eleven private members’ bills which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 51st session: Members’ Participation The…

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KP Assembly Adjourned due to Protests, Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday without addressing its agenda due to lack of quorum and protests, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for 31 minutes.…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Private Members’ Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2018: The Sindh Assembly passed a private bill and a private resolution on Tuesday while leaving remaining private members’ business unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 37th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions, Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2018: The Sindh Assembly unanimously adopted two resolutions and passed a government bill on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 37th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 12 minutes.…

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NA Discusses Foreign and Defence Policies, Skips Legislative Business

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2018: The National Assembly held a discussion on foreign and defence policies of the government while leaving the legislative business unaddressed due to low attendance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 51st session: Members’ Participation The…

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KP Assembly Condemns Kasur Incident

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted four resolutions on Monday including a resolution condemning the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kasur, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly…

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Balochistan Assembly Elects New Leader of the House

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan elected Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo as new Leader of the House on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was elected as the 23rd Chief Minister of the Province and he secured 41 votes while Agha Syed Liaqat Ali got 13 votes. Following are…

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Budget Execution Report Laid in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2018: The Sindh government presented the first Quarterly Budget Execution Report to the Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 37th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two…

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