Balochistan Assembly Debates Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly took up two adjournment motions and discussed law and order in the province during the 4th sitting of its ongoing 18th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. The first adjournment motion (AM) was regarding the attack on an adviser to…

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Sindh Assembly Greets Zimbabwean Cricket Team

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Sindh Assembly during 16th sitting of its ongoing session on Tuesday adopted a resolution to greet the Zimbabwean cricket team on its historic visit to Pakistan, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The cricket team of Zimbabwe is visiting Lahore after a gap of six…

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NA Passes Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The National Assembly passed the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Bill 2014 amid massive protest by the opposition parties on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House incorporated four amendments proposed by PPPP – the only opposition party which did not oppose the passage of the bill sponsored by…

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Points of Order Consume 82% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Senate continued to witness thin attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday as a major part of the sitting was consumed by points of order (POs), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Only 13 lawmakers were present at the start of the sitting and 28 at the time of adjournment. The…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Ten Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted ten resolutions on Tuesday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 31 (8%) members present at the start and 42 (11%) at the time of adjournment. The Chief…

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National Assembly Passes One Bill, Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The National Assembly passed one bill and adopted two resolutions during the first sitting of its 22nd session here on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Introduced by State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, the House passed the Capital University of Science and Technology Bill, 2015. The minister also presented…

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Senate Adopts Two Resolutions amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The Upper House of Parliament adopted two resolutions and concluded debate on motions under Rule 218 amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started as per schedule with 22 (21%) senators present at the start and 37 (36%)…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The second sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing session was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for an hour and 44 minutes on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 53 minutes behind the schedule with 14 (4%) lawmakers present at the start and 86…

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Sindh Assembly: Pre-Budget Debate Continues amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued its pre-budget debate on Monday amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 66 minutes behind the schedule with 35 lawmakers (21%) present at the start and 58 (35%) at the time of adjournment. However, only 14 members…

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on Saturday, urging the government to remove unnecessary check posts that obstruct the transport of goods in the province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 34 minutes behind the schedule with 20 lawmakers (31%) present at the start and 19 (29%)…

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