Rs. 648bn Provincial Budget Presented in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 15, 2018: The Provincial Finance Minister presented the budget for the financial year 2018-19 with an outlay of 648 billion in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 3rd session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings…

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Senate Addresses Three Quarters Agenda during 282nd Session

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2018: The Upper House of Parliament addressed almost three quarters of its scheduled business during its 282ndsession and consumed almost 20 percent of the proceedings in debating the supplementary budget for the year 2018-19. The agenda for 11-sitting session, held between September 18 to October 10, 2018, comprised of 83 interventions, of which 61 (73%) were…

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Senate Defers Debate on Excessive Use of Antibiotics; Discusses Economic and Political Issues

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday deferred debate on an adjournment motion regarding excessive use of antibiotics for the third time and discussed economic and political affairs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th (last) sitting of the 282nd session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Fails to Take up Regular Agenda; Discusses Arrest of Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2018: The Senate on Monday could not take up its regular agenda due to early adjournment of sitting after lack of quorum and discussed the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif, the Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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FAFEN Elects Secretary General, Executive Council

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2018: Mr. Hameedullah Khan Kakar has been elected as the new Secretary General of Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) for a two-year term. He was elected at the meeting of FAFEN General Council held in Lahore on October 6, 2018. The Council also elected two members on women reserved seats, and two members…

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Balochistan Assembly Discusses NFC Award

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2018:  The Balochistan Assembly was prorogued on Friday after a discussion on the delay in release of National Finance Commission (NFC) award, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of  third session: Members’ Participation  The Balochistan Assembly met for three hours and…

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Senate Transacts Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2018: The Senate addressed its entire agenda on Friday except a discussion on excessive use of antibiotics, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings of ninth sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 23 minutes. The sitting started…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions, Discusses Farmers’ Issues

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2018:  The Balochistan Assembly adopted two resolutions and held discussion on agricultural issues on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth sitting of the Assembly’s third session: Members’ Participation  The Balochistan Assembly met for three hours and four minutes. The sitting started at 1740…

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Punjab Assembly’s Requisitioned Session Prorogued without Addressing Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2018: The Punjab Assembly’s second session, requisitioned by the opposition, was prorogued on Wednesday without taking up its scheduled business amidst ministers’ absence and protests by opposition parties, observers Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of the…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda, Concludes Debate on Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2018: The Senate took up the entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day and concluded debate on the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of eighth sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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