NA Adjourned without Addressing Scheduled Business

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2018: The National Assembly’s sitting on Friday lasted for only 11 minutes and was adjourned without addressing its scheduled business amidst lack of quorum, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation…

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Balochistan PA Adopts Three Private Members’ Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted three private members’ resolutions on Thursday, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for two hours and 30 minutes The sitting started…

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NA Discusses Security Situation Following SC Verdict on Asia Bibi

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2018: The National Assembly held an unscheduled discussion on law and order in the country in the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s verdict acquitting Asia Bibi from charges of blasphemy, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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NA Continues Debate on Economic Situation

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2018: The National Assembly continued the debate on country’s economic situation on Wednesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 13 minutes. The sitting…

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National Assembly Discusses Economic Situation of Country

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2018: The National Assembly debated the country’s economic situation on Tuesday amidst opposition parties’ walkout from the proceedings, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 4th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed three government bills amidst opposition’s walkout on Monday, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for four hours and 11 minutes The…

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National Assembly Leaves 80 Percent Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2018: The National Assembly on Monday left its 80 percent agenda unaddressed and consumed major part of its proceedings in debate on water related issues, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 4th session: Members’…

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KP Assembly Takes Up Private Members’ Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa addressed the private members’ agenda on Monday including six resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for two hours and 46 minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly: 34 Lawmakers Participate in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2018: As many as 34 out of 370 (10%) sitting lawmakers participated in the general discussion on budget 2018-19 held during the third session of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report.

The ruling party PTI presented its first provincial budget during first sitting of the session amidst opposition parties’ protest. The lawmakers belonging to PML-N kept interrupting the Minister for Finance during entire length (36 minutes) of his speech. The protesting lawmakers also gathered in front of the Speaker’s dais and tore the official documents of the budget. The Speaker suspended the membership of six protesting lawmakers for violating the decorum of the House and barred their entry in the precincts of the Assembly till the completion of investigations against them. Read more

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KP Assembly Approves Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approved the Supplementary Budget for 2017-2018 on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for three hours and 52 minutes while the proceedings remained…

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