Sindh Assembly Mourns Death of Hundreds in Karachi Heatwave

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2015: The Sindh Assembly suspended its regular agenda on Tuesday to mourn the death of hundreds of citizens in a deadly heatwave in Karachi and other parts of the province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 102 minutes behind the schedule with 76 members (45%) present at the…

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Balochistan Assembly Concludes Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The Advisor to Chief Minister on Finance concluded debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-2016 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 4th sitting of 19th session on Monday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 48 minutes behind the schedule with 26 members (40% of…

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Punjab Assembly Rejects Cut Motion on Education Department

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The Punjab Assembly rejected a cut motion related to the Education Department that was jointly moved by the opposition parties on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, with 17 members (5%) present at the start of the sitting and 64…

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Nine Lawmakers Debate Sindh Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued discussion on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 on Monday, as nine lawmakers took part in it for 191 minutes (69% of the proceedings’ time), reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 70 minutes behind the schedule with 24 members (14%) present…

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NA Rejects Cut Motions, Approves 49 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The National Assembly approved 49 demands for grants on Monday and rejected all the cut motions in the absence of opposition lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 26 minutes behind the schedule with 59 members (17%) present at the start and 96 (28%) at the time…

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Balochistan Assembly Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly continued general discussion on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 on Sunday, as eight lawmakers took 88% of the proceedings’ time, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 35 minutes behind the schedule with 20 members (31% of the total membership-65) present at…

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Balochistan Assembly: Opposition Leader Starts Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly opened debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Saturday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 40 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (57% of the total membership-65) present at the start…

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Sindh Budget Debate Consumes 86% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Saturday, as major part of the sitting was consumed in the debate on Provincial Budget 2015-16, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 73 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (22%) present…

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National Assembly Approves 94 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The National Assembly adopted 94 Demands for Grants of different departments during 11th sitting of the 23rd session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. On the other hand, the opposition moved cut motions on 49 Demands for Grants for the departments of Communications, Cabinet Division,…

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Sindh Assembly: 11 Lawmakers Debate Provincial Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-16, as eleven lawmakers expressed their views on the annual financial statement on Friday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 56 minutes behind the schedule with 22 members (13%) present at the start and…

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