Women contribute 38% of Parliamentary Agenda during 2016-17

Women contribute 38% of Parliamentary Agenda during 2016-17

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: Women contributed more than 38% agenda to parliamentary business during 2016-2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a report on the performance of women parliamentarians issued on the eve of the International Women’s Day. According to the report, the women lawmakers in the National Assembly and the Senate contributed…

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Sindh PA Adopts Resolutions to Commemorate International Women’s Day

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Wednesday adopted four resolutions to pay tributes to Pakistani women on the occasion of International Women’s Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Punjab Assembly Begins Pre-Budget Discussion amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Punjab Assembly began Pre-Budget discussion amid lack of quorum pointed out four times by the lawmakers during the sitting on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for three…

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Balochistan PA Approves Important Tool of Executive Oversight

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Tuesday approved two reports of the Committee on Rules of Procedure to add new sections in rules for introducing intervention of Call Attention Notice on the floor and constitute Sub-Committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2017: The Senate took up most of its agenda on Tuesday during the third sitting of its 260th session, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House business: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 11 minutes. The sitting…

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NA takes up most of Private Members’ Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2017: The National Assembly transacted most of Private Members’ business, including 15 bills and five resolutions on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 54…

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Punjab Assembly leaves Private Members Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2017: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum without addressing Private Members’ bills and resolutions on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and seven…

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Women Legislators Perform Better than Male Counterparts in Punjab

Women Legislators Perform Better than Male Counterparts in Punjab

FAFEN releases report on the performance of provincial women lawmakers LAHORE, March 7, 2017: Women legislators performed better than their male counterparts during proceedings of the Provincial Assembly observed between June 2013 and February 2017, despite their less strength in the Punjab Assembly, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. A ceremony was…

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Sindh PA Adopts Two Resolutions amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Tuesday adopted two resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 20 minutes.…

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Senate Adopts Four Private Members’ Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2017: The Senate adopted four Private Members’ resolutions and witnessed introduction of six bills on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of Senate proceedings during 2nd sitting of its 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and 57 minutes. The…

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