KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2016: Starting 34 minutes behind the scheduled time, the second sitting of 21st session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Tuesday. The sitting began at 1534 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours with 30 lawmakers (24%) present…

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KP Assembly Passes Whistleblower Protection Bill 2016

  ISLAMABAD, September 19, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed two bills, including the KP Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill, 2016 amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Members’ Participation in 1st Sitting of the 21st Session The KP Assembly met for an hour…

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KP Assembly: Opposition Stages Walkout over non-allocation of Funds

ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2016: The Opposition lawmakers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly staged walkout over non-allocation of development funds for MPAs despite assurance by the Chief Minister, says Free and Fair Election Network on Monday. A JUI-F lawmaker pointed out the quorum after the walkout by the Opposition following which the Chair ordered the bells…

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Seven Bills Introduced, One Passed in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed one bill, witnessed introduction of seven other bills and adopted two resolutions on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met…

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KP Assembly Passes Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2016

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly transacted most of its agenda and passed the KP Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2016 amid walk out by the opposition on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Members’ Participation in 4th Sitting of the 20th Session The KP Assembly met for an…

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KP Assembly Defers Agenda to Discuss Quetta Blast

ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly deferred its regular agenda on Monday to discuss bomb blast in Quetta that resulted in the death of dozens of precious lives, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 20th…

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KP Assembly Passes Three Govt. Bills

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed three government bills including the Prevention of Conflict of Interest Bill in its second sitting of 20th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and…

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KP Assembly Passes Ehtesab Commission (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, August 3, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed the Ehtesab Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2016 during the first sitting of its 20th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and 49 minutes. The sitting…

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KP Assembly Approves Supplementary Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly approved 50 Supplementary Demands for Grants for financial year 2015-16 on Friday during 8th (last) sitting of its 19th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and 42 minutes. The…

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KP Assembly Discusses Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly held discussion on the supplementary budget 2015-16 amid low attendance of lawmakers during 7th sitting of its 19th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 18 minutes behind the schedule with 46 members (37%) present at the start and 29 (23%)…

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