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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KP Assembly: Lawmakers Express Grief over Plane Crash

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2016: The lawmakers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Friday expressed their grief and sorrow over loss of lives in crash of PIA Plane at Havelian on December 7, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Twelve lawmakers – PTI (3), PML-N (3), JUI-F (2), ANP, JI, PPPP and…

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KP Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted four resolutions and passed one bill during 15th sitting of the ongoing 21st session, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are some key observations of the Assembly proceedings: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and…

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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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