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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KP Assembly Suspends Agenda to Honour APS Victims

ISLAMABAD, December 16, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly suspended its regular agenda on Friday to commemorate second anniversary of the martyrs of terror attack on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar two years ago, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House witnessed exchange of heated arguments between treasury and…

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KP Assembly Leaves Half of Questions Unaddressed, Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not take up half of the questions as relevant movers and the minister were not present on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The treasury lawmakers protested against the federal government for not allowing the delegation of British High Commission to visit Khyber…

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KP Assembly: All Questions Lapsed due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not take up all eight questions on the agenda due to absence of the movers on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The Speaker, Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition were not present. Following are some key observations of…

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