Senate Praises Women’s Struggle for Democratic Rights

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday adopted a resolution to acknowledge contribution of the women lawmakers for development of the country and their struggle for democratic rights of the people, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Minister for Finance gave policy statement on signing an agreement with Switzerland…

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KP Assembly Adopts Seven Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

KP Dowry, Bridal Gift and Marriage Functions Restriction Bill 2017 introduced Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed two bills, adopted seven resolutions, and witnessed introduction of the KP Dowry, Bridal Gift and Marriage Functions Restriction Bill, 2017, on Thursday, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily…

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KP Lawmakers Pledge to Empower Committees, Introduce Zero Hour

PESHAWAR, March 2, 2017: The lawmakers of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) stressed the need to include provisions of Zero Hour and empowerment of committees in Assembly’s Rules of Procedure during second meeting of the Legislative Support Group (LSG) organized by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) here. Deputy Speaker KP Assembly Dr.…

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KP Lawmakers Express Concern over Discriminatory Treatment with Pashtoons

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Monday discussed the issues being faced by the Pashtoon community in Punjab and Azad Kashmir, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House, however, did not discuss financial crisis in the province as well as non-attendance and lack of interest…

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KP Assembly Defers Debate on Absence of Key Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned on Monday without addressing its regular business that also included discussion on cabinet members’ absence from the proceedings of House, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 23rd…

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KP Assembly's 22nd Session Prorogued Abruptly

KP Assembly’s 22nd Session Prorogued Abruptly

62% questions remain unaddressed due to movers and ministerial absence Provincial Assembly passes four bills, adopts five resolutions ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2017: The 22nd Session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was prorogued abruptly just after four sittings. The Chair adjourned the third sitting on Jan 27, 2017 for February 20, 2017, but later the sitting…

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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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