Low Attendance Persists in Senate

ISLAMABAD, March 03, 2015: Starting 31 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the Senate’s 111th session continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network.

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Punjab Assembly Debates Agriculture related Issues

ISLAMABAD, March 02, 2014: Starting 91 minutes behind the schedule, the 11th sitting of the ongoing 12th Punjab Assembly session debated grievances of sugarcane growers and issues pertaining to the agriculture sector, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Twenty-six legislators (7%) were present at the start of the sitting while 12…

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Senate Passes Four Bills in 23 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, March 02, 2015: The second sitting of the Senate’s 111th session took just 23 minutes to pass four private members bills amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Starting 58 minutes behind the schedule, the sitting saw the presence of 10 senators (10%) at the…

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Low Attendance Persists in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 02, 2015: Starting 28 minutes behind the schedule, the 17th sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Only six members (4%) were present at the start of the sitting and 63 (38%) at…

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47 election petitions still await decisions

Election Tribunals decide only six cases in January 2015
ISLAMABAD, March 02, 2015: The election tribunals decided only six cases in January 2015, bringing the total number of decided cases to 364 out of 411 (338 out of 385 by the tribunals and 26 by the ECP). On the other hand, 47 petitions are still awaiting decisions, says Free and Fair Election Network on Monday.

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Balochistan Assembly Passes LG (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2015 amid low attendance of lawmakers on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 45 minutes behind the schedule with 25 lawmakers (38%) present at the start and 23 (35%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader…

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No Agenda Item Taken Up in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2015: Starting three hours and 34 minutes behind the schedule, the 10th sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 12th session did not take up any agenda item amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Thirty-six legislators (10%) were present at the start of the…

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Senate Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2015: Starting 40 minutes behind the schedule, the first sitting of the Senate’s 111th session took up all agenda items amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Eleven senators (11%) were present at the start of the sitting and eight (8%) at the…

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LG (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2015: Starting 52 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the 16th session of Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of the Balochistan Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2015 on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting was marked by low attendance as 24 members (37%) were present…

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Sindh Assembly Passes LG (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2015: Starting 44 minutes behind schedule, the Sindh Assembly unanimously passed the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2015 during 16th sitting of its ongoing 18th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Low attendance was witnessed during the sitting as 15 members (9%) were present at the start and…

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