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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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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KP Assembly's 22nd Session Prorogued Abruptly

KP Assembly’s 22nd Session Prorogued Abruptly

62% questions remain unaddressed due to movers and ministerial absence Provincial Assembly passes four bills, adopts five resolutions ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2017: The 22nd Session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was prorogued abruptly just after four sittings. The Chair adjourned the third sitting on Jan 27, 2017 for February 20, 2017, but later the sitting…

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KP Assembly Resumes Session; Adopts Two Resolutions

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, February 6, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted two resolutions in the absence of Leaders of the House and the Opposition during last sitting of the 22nd session on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting was rescheduled for today instead of February 20,…

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KP Assembly Adjourned to Meet Again on Feb. 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted three resolutions before being adjourned to meet again after more than three weeks, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during 3rd sitting of 22nd session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly…

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Lack of Quorum, Opposition’s Walkout Mark Sitting of KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: Starting 22 minutes behind the scheduled time, the second sitting of 22nd session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Thirty-five (28%) legislators were present at the start and 22 (18%) at the adjournment of sitting while none of…

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KP Assembly Passes MPs Salary Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday passed four bills, including two legislative proposals to raise the salaries of Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Provincial Ministers and all the provincial lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 1st sitting of 22nd session: Members’…

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KP Assembly: Rules Suspended Several Times to Adopt Resolutions

Less oversight of executive as 33% questions lapsed due to absence of movers Chief Minister attends only two sittings Less Interest of Lawmakers Marks 2nd longest session of KP Assembly ISLAMABAD, January 4, 2017: The provincial lawmakers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly expressed low interest in the proceedings of 21st session that continued for three months,…

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KP Assembly Passes One Bill, Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed one bill in the absence of Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition during last sitting of the 21st session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 21st sitting of 21st session: Members’…

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KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2016: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the 20th sitting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Monday. The sitting began with just 18 lawmakers (15%) present at the start and 28 (23%) at the time of adjournment. Following are…

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