National Assembly Session Marked by Low Interest of Members

ISLAMABAD, December 09, 2014: Low attendance of members, unfinished agenda, lack of quorum and points of order interrupting the regular proceedings marked the 16th session of the National Assembly, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report on Tuesday.

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session was marked by the adoption of six resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House unanimously adopted six resolutions that demanded the State to take responsibility…

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National Assembly Discusses Problems of IDPs

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2014: Starting 25 minutes behind schedule, the ninth and last sitting of the National Assembly’s 16th session on Monday witnessed a discussion on problems being faced by the internally displaced persons (IDPs), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). State Minister for Frontier Regions moved a motion under Rule 259 to discuss…

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Balochistan Assembly Continues Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 15th session witnessed a continuation of debate on a motion regarding deteriorating law and order in the province, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Three members – one each belonging to PkMAP, JUI-F and…

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Lack of Quorum Marks Second Punjab Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2014: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance as only 4% (15) of the legislators were present at the start and 9% (35) at the adjournment of the second sitting of the 11th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The quorum was visibly lacking…

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Balochistan Assembly Debates Law and Order Situation

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2014: Starting an hour and seven minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly debated deteriorating law and order situation in the province during 2nd sitting of the 15th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Six members – two PML-N and one each of JUI-F, NP,…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 60 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 11th session of Punjab  Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for two hours and 59 minutes on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. An independent lawmaker pointed out the quorum at 1835…

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Sindh Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 44 minutes behind the schedule, the first and last sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 16th session was marked by low attendance of members as 44 were present at the outset while 51 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. The single sitting session witnessed…

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NA Concludes Debate on President’s Address

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 10 minutes behind schedule, the 8th sitting of the ongoing National Assembly session concluded debate on the presidential address to the parliament amid low attendance on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). With the presence of 18 lawmakers (5%) at the outset and 45 (13%) at the adjournment,…

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NA Sitting Marked by Low Interest of Members

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2014: Starting 22 minutes behind schedule, the 7th sitting of the ongoing National Assembly session was marked by low attendance of Members as 45 were present at the outset of the sitting while 65 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The quorum was visible lacking at…

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