Balochistan Assembly Condoles Death of JUI-F Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan suspended its regular agenda on Monday after adopting a joint resolution to express condolence over the demise of JUI-F lawmaker Haji Gul Muhammad Dummar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also offered fateha for the victims of Lahore bomb blast. Following are key…

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KP Lawmakers Express Concern over Discriminatory Treatment with Pashtoons

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Monday discussed the issues being faced by the Pashtoon community in Punjab and Azad Kashmir, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House, however, did not discuss financial crisis in the province as well as non-attendance and lack of interest…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes One Bill

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2017: The Senate adopted four private members’ resolutions and passed a bill on Monday during last (6th) sitting of its 259th session, says Free and Fair Election Network. The Chair in his ruling rejected the government’s decision to place five regulatory bodies under the administrative control of the respective ministries…

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KP Assembly Defers Debate on Absence of Key Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned on Monday without addressing its regular business that also included discussion on cabinet members’ absence from the proceedings of House, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 23rd…

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Senate Holds In-Camera Briefing on Recent Terrorist Attacks

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2017: The Senate held an in-camera briefing on Friday by State Minister for Interior on recent wave of terrorism in the country, says Free and Fair Election Network. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Senate’s 259th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and 10…

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Senate Chairman Not Satisfied with Law & Order Briefing

ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2017: The Senate Chairman expressed dissatisfaction over the briefing given by Minister of State for Interior on the law and order situation with particular reference to the recent wave of terrorism in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. After 18 minutes of briefing, the Chairman…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2017: The House of Federation transacted its entire business appeared on the Orders of the Day on Wednesday, while the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition remained absent during third consecutive day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Witnesses Introduction of Four Bills

Opposition stages walkout against dropping FATA reforms agenda from Cabinet meeting ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2017: The Senate witnessed introduction of four bills and transacted most of its agenda on the Orders of the Day on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition and the Prime…

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Senate Adopts Seven Resolutions; Five Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2017: The Senate adopted seven resolutions and witnessed introduction of five Private Members’ bills in the absence of Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of Senate’s 259th session:…

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Punjab Assembly Faces Quorum Syndrome, Hasty Legislation

Chief Minister Absent from Proceedings Since Last Four Sessions ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2017: Punjab Assembly’s 26th session was marked by lack of quorum, hasty legislation and treasury’s disinterest in lawmakers’ adjournment motions on public importance matters. The opposition lawmakers pointed out the absence of quorum 17 times during the session that spanned over 14 sittings. Three…

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