Sindh Assembly Passes the Forensic Science Agency Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Forensic Science Agency Bill, 2017 on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 34 minutes.…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Accountability Bill Amidst Opposition’s Walkout

ISLAMABAD, July 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Accountability Bill, 2017 with majority vote, while the opposition staged a walkout against the passage of the bill, on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution Seeking PM’s resignation

ISLAMABAD, July 25, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a Private Member’s resolution demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister in the absence of Leader of the House and the Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Reapproves Bills Returned by Governor

ISLAMABAD, July 24, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh reconsidered two bills returned by the Governor and passed them again without any amendment, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The Speaker administered the oath of membership to the newly-elected PPPP lawmaker from PS-114. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first…

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Requisitioned Senate Session Debates Important National Issues

84% of Senate time consumed in debates Senators express divergent views on JIT Report ISLAMABAD, July 21, 2017: The House of Federation discussed important national issues during 264th requisitioned session and paid tributes to one of their colleagues who passed away last month, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report on…

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Senate Discusses JIT Report on Panama Papers Case

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2017: The Senate on Thursday held debate on the motion under Rule 218 regarding the report of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted on Panama Papers case and the propaganda against national institutions, including Supreme Court of Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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Parliament Must Complete Tenure, Enact Stringent Anti-Corruption Laws

ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2017:  While Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) notes that accountability of the incumbent Prime Minister by the Supreme Court of Pakistan will strengthen public trust in democracy, it calls for across the board accountability to purge the state and politics from corruption.

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Senate Discusses Misuse of Electronic Crimes Act

ISLAMABAD, July 19, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday discussed a motion under Rule 218 regarding threat to freedom of expression due to misuse of the Electronic Crimes Act, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 3rd sitting of Senate’s 264th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Discusses US Committee’s Threat to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, July 18, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday held discussion on the clubbed motions regarding the statement of US Armed Service Committee’s Chairman in Kabul against Pakistan and the ToRs of former Army Chief, who is heading the Riyadh-based Military Alliance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key…

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Senate Condoles Death of PML-N Senator

ISLAMABAD, July 17, 2017: The Senate adopted a condolence resolution on the sad demise of PML-N Senator Agha Shehbaz Khan Durrani, who breathed his last a couple of days ago, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 264th Senate…

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