NA Debates Indian Attacks on LoC, Working Boundary

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: The National Assembly discussed unprovoked firing and shelling by the Indian forces on the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary during the 3rd sitting of 15th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan under Rule 259, eight…

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NA Rejects Bill Seeking New Provinces; 12 Private Bill Introduced

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: The National Assembly rejected a bill seeking the creation of new provinces in the country and witnessed the introduction of 12 private member’s bills during the second sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Introduced by an independent lawmaker, the House rejected the Constitution…

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NA Congratulates Malala, Condemns Indian Aggression

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: Starting 63 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution to congratulate Malala Yousufzai for winning Noble Peace Prize during the first sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, the House took…

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Two Resolutions Adopted Against Division of Sindh

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2014: The Sindh Assembly adopted two resolutions against the division of Sindh and the creation of new administrative units in Sindh during the first sitting of 14th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The opposition legislators staged a 21-minute walkout over the scattered allotment of seats on the opposition…

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3rd Joint Session Prorogued; Resolution Adopted to Strengthen Democracy

ISLAMABAD, September 19, 2014: The 3rd Joint Session of the Parliament prorogued sine die on Friday after unanimously adopting a resolution to uphold the supremacy of parliament, constitution, democracy and state institutions, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition winded up the political debate in…

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9th Joint Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2014: The 9th sitting of the ongoing 3rd Joint Session of the Parliament continued to witness low attendance of legislators as only 27 were present at the start of the sitting while 79 were there at the adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Parliament continued the debate on…

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Low Attendance Sitting Continues Debate on Political Situation

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of the 3rd Joint Session of the Parliament on Wednesday witnessed low attendance as 64 legislators were present at outset while 101 at the adjournment of the sitting, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Continuing debate on a motion about the…

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Low Attendance Joint Sitting Debates Political situation

ISLAMABAD, September 10, 2014: The 7th sitting of the ongoing 3rd Joint Session of the Parliament continued to witness low attendance of legislators as only 87 were present at the start of the sitting while 38 at the adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The joint sitting continued the debate on the…

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Low MPs Attendance Mark 6th Joint Sitting of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, September 9, 2014: Starting 21 minutes behind the schedule, the sixth sitting of the ongoing Joint Session of the Parliament on Tuesday continued to witness low MPs attendance as 63 legislators were present at outset while 136 at the adjournment of the sitting, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Four legislators –…

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