Senate Discusses Political Scenario in Country

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2014: The Upper House of the Parliament deferred most of the agenda on Private Members day and discussed the political situation in the country during 2nd sitting of its 107th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A PPPP Senator moved the motion under rule…

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Senate Condemns Israeli Aggression in Gaza

Opposition walked out from the House against imposition of Article 245 ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2014: The Senate on Friday suspended the agenda and unanimously adopted a resolution against the Israeli aggression in Gaza, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The resolution was moved by the Parliamentary Leader of Pakistan People’s…

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Senate Passes Two Bills, Admits a Motion

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 30, 2014: The Senate gave its nod to two legislative bills including the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2013 on Monday during the first and last sitting of 106th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the House, who was also the Convener of…

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Punjab Assembly Approves Supplementary Grants

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2014: The Punjab Assembly session was prorogued after the House approved 41 Demands for Supplementary Grants on Thursday during twelfth sitting of 9th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The opposition lawmakers moved cut motions on three Demands for Supplementary Grants in respect of…

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Supplementary Budget Concludes

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2014: The provincial Finance Minister concluded debate on the supplementary budget for the year 2013-14 during 9th sitting of the 9th session of the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. In all, 26 members – PML-N (12), PTI (10), PPPP, JI, PML (one each)…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Finance Bill 2014

Opposition Lawmakers Did Not Attend the Sitting Two Bills Passed; Five Ordinances Laid, One Adopted  ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2014: The provincial assembly passed the Punjab Finance Bill 2014 in the absence of opposition members during 8th sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Schedule…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 42 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2014: The Punjab Assembly approved 42 Demands for Grants in the seventh sitting of the its  9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. A total of 43 Demands for Grants were approved.  There were 42 Demands for Grants…

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Punjab Assembly Rejects Cut Motion on Police Department

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2014: Starting two hours and 23 minutes behind schedule, the Punjab Assembly rejected the cut motion on police department jointly moved by the opposition parties, during 6th sitting of the ongoing 9th budget session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation. As many as…

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Punjab Assembly: Budget Debate Concluded, Opposition Walks Out

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2014: The Punjab Finance Minister concluded the debate on provincial budget 2014-2015 while the opposition walked out of the House against Lahore incident on Thursday during fifth sitting of 9th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Fifty-four lawmakers, including 35 of PML-N, 17 of PTI,…

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Opposition Boycotts Punjab PA Proceedings to Protest Lahore Killings

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2014: Starting two hours behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed a walkout and a boycott by the Opposition parties to protest the killings of eight people in Lahore during the 4th sitting of 9th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Opposition staged a walkout to express dissatisfaction…

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