KP Assembly Passes Finance Bill, Approves 56 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Bill, 2016 and approved 56 demands for grants during 6th sitting of its 19th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Following are some key observations: Members’ Participation in the House proceedings The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for…

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KP Assembly Concludes Budget Debate

House Approves Three Demands for Grants; Treasury Lawmakers’ Clash Leads to Adjournment of Sitting ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly concluded debate on the Provincial Budget 2016-17 amid clash between treasury members over a cut motion during 5th sitting of the 19st session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in…

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KP Assembly Meets for Six Minutes

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for only six minutes on Saturday as the lack of quorum led to adjournment of 4th sitting of its 19th session  without any debate on provincial budget, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the assembly…

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KP Assembly Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly continued general discussion on the Provincial Budget 2016-17 on Friday, as ten lawmakers took 87% of the proceedings’ time, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the assembly business: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…

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KP Assembly: Opposition Leader Starts Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly opened debate on the Provincial Budget 2016-17 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Thursday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition spoke for 52 minutes on the Provincial Budget followed by seven other lawmakers –…

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KP Assembly: Provincial Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed the presentation of the provincial budget for the upcoming financial year on Tuesday amid strong protest by the opposition parties, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started two minutes late against the scheduled time of 1600 hours  with  82 members (66% of the…

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KP Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions, Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted five resolutions and passed one bill during 5th (last) sitting of its 18th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. The sitting started 46 minutes behind the schedule amid the presence of 39 (31%) legislators at the start and…

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KP Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted three resolutions and passed two bills during fourth sitting of the 18th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. The sitting started 68 minutes behind the schedule amid the presence of 59 (48%) legislators at the start and 56…

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Lack of Quorum Marks Sitting of KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2016: Starting 26 minutes behind the scheduled time, the third sitting of 18th session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Forty (32%) legislators were present at the start and 23 (19%) at the adjournment of sitting while none of…

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Point of Order Consumes One-Third of KP Assembly’s Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 20, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers during its sitting on Friday and a Point of Order consumed around one-third of sitting’s time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at 1528 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours with 36 lawmakers (29%)…

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