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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KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2016: Starting 33 minutes behind the scheduled time, the first  sitting of 18th session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Tuesday. The sitting started at 1533 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours with 30 lawmakers (24%) present at…

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KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 6, 2016: Starting 17 minutes behind the scheduled time, the fourth and last sitting of 17th session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Friday. The sitting started at 1517 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours with 40 lawmakers (32%)…

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KP Assembly Passes Govt Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passed a government bill while referred another to the Select Committee on Tuesday during third sitting of its 17th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceeding The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for two…

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KP Assembly Defers Two Bills for Further Consideration

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly deferred two bills appearing on the list of business on Monday during second sitting of its 17th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 11 minutes late with 35 legislators (28%) present at the start and 55 (44%) at the time of adjournment.…

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KP Assembly Pays Tribute to Late Soran Singh

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday paid tribute to one of its minority lawmaker Sardar Soran Singh who was gunned down on April 22 in Buner, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 28 minutes late with 36 legislators (29%) present at the start and 35 (28%) at…

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