KP Assembly: POs Consume more than One-Fourth of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly consumed 27 percent time of first sitting of 16th session on Points of Order (POs) and also took up two Calling Attention Notices, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. The sitting started at 1420 hours against the scheduled time of 1400 hours with 40…

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FAFEN Welcomes Public Release of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2016: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) welcomes the public release of Members’ attendance by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, terming it as a major step towards parliamentary transparency. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has become the fourth legislature in the country which has opened up its attendance records to the public. In…

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Longest Session of KP Assembly Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, January 11, 2015: The longest ever session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly that witnessed 80 sittings was prorogued sine die on Monday after addressing none of the agenda item on list of business, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation in House…

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KP Assembly Meets for Seven Minutes

ISLAMABAD, January 8, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly witnessed short sitting on Friday when it met for seven minutes in the presence of sixteen lawmakers. The sitting started at 1438 hours against the scheduled time of 1400 hours. JUI-F lawmaker pointed out the quorum soon after recitation at 1442 hours following which the Chair…

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KP PA Elects Deputy Speaker

ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2015: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) elected Meher Taj Roghani as the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly on Tuesday during 78th sitting of its ongoing 15th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following the election, the House was adjourned to meet again on January 8,…

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KP PA Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2015: Starting 28 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) took up all agenda items appearing on ‘Orders of the Day’ on Monday during 77th sitting of its ongoing 15th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Speaker announced that election of the Deputy Speaker would…

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KP PA: Break Consumes 57 Percent of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2015: Starting 22 minutes behind the scheduled time, proceeding of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly remained stalled for 50 minutes due to prayer and tea break, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. The sitting started at 1522 hours against its scheduled time of 1500 hours with 36 legislators (29%)…

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KP Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Friday during 75th sitting of its 15th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 40 members (32%) present at the start and 45 (36%) at the time…

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KP Assembly Passes LG Bill 2015 amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 1, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed the KP Local Government (6th Amendment Bill) 2015 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 74th sitting of its ongoing 15th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 49 minutes behind the schedule with 33 members (27%) present at…

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KP PA: Break Consumes More Than One Third of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, November 30 2015: Starting 32 minutes behind the scheduled time, proceeding of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly remained stalled for 35 minutes due to prayer break, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The sitting started at 1532 hours against its scheduled time of 1500 hours with 46 legislators (37%) present at…

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