KP Assembly: Low Attendance of MPs Continues Even After 39-Day Break

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not ensure maximum strength of provincial lawmakers on Monday despite the break of 39 consecutive days in between the sittings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The proceedings started 25 minutes late with 32 members (26%) present at the start and…

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KP Assembly Invites FAFEN to Brief Committee on Model Rules

PESHAWAR, November 16, 2016: The Members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly have acknowledged the need for improvement in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the provincial assembly as a prerequisite to improve assembly’s functions of legislation and executive oversight, says a press release issued by the Free and Fair Election Network…

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KP Assembly Passes Bill amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed a bill amid low attendance of lawmakers during 13th sitting of the ongoing 21st session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 29 minutes behind the schedule with 15 members (12%) present at the start and 12 (10%) at the…

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KP Assembly Extends Police Ordinance 2016

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted a resolution to extend the KP Police Ordinance, 2016 in the absence of Leader of the House and the Opposition Leader on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings of 12th sitting…

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KP Assembly Sitting Marked by Lack of Quorum

 ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly witnessed low attendance of lawmakers and was marked by lack of quorum during the 11th sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting began with just 20 lawmakers (16%) present at the start and 26 (21%) at…

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KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

 ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2016: Starting 46 minutes behind the schedule, the 10th 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 with just 25 lawmakers (20%) present at the start and 21 (17%) at the time of…

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KP Assembly Passes One Bill amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 17, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed one bill amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 9th sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 41 minutes behind the schedule with 22 members (18%) present at the start and 31 (25%) at…

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KP Assembly Passes Three Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed three bills and adopted one resolution during 8th sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and 26…

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KP Assembly Continues Debate on CPEC

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) continued debate on violations in the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the absence of Leader of the House and Leader of the Opposition on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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KP Assembly Suspends Agenda to Discuss CPEC

 ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) suspended the regular agenda on Tuesday and discussed the violations in western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition didn’t attend the sitting. Following are key observations…

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