Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2014: The Senate sitting was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Tuesday during 6th sitting of 102 session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. The quorum was pointed out soon after the opposition parties except MQM walked out of the House over the absence of federal minister for interior to present Islamabad attack report. In the beginning, the

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NA Discusses Attack on District Courts Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2014: The National Assembly suspended its regular agenda on Monday to discuss law and order following terrorist attack in District Courts Islamabad, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. The House carried a motion moved by PML-N lawmaker to debate the law and order in the federal capital after Islamabad attack in which 11 people were killed, including a judge of the lower court.

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Senate Suspends Agenda to Discuss Islamabad Attack

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2014: The Senate suspended its regular agenda to discuss law and order in wake of terrorist attack in District Courts Islamabad on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Thirteen lawmakers spoke on fourteen points of order which were related to the tragic incident that killed a Judge of the lower courts. The opposition members walked out of the House against the absence of interior minister.

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KP Assembly Discusses Education Policy

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Monday discussed imposition of education emergency in the province and steps taken so far in this regard during seventh sitting of its ongoing 10th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Seven lawmakers, including the Chief Minister, spoke on the subject for an hour and 35 minutes. The provincial minister for education responded to the concerns of the legislators.

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National Assembly: None of the Agenda Items Taken Up

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2014: The National Assembly did not take up two calling attention notices (CANs) on Orders of the Day during fifth sitting of the 9th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed two government bills on Friday during the twelfth sitting of ongoing 11th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

The House approved the Sindh Service Tribunals (Amendment) Bill, 2014

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Senate Dissatisfied With Ministers Replies to Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2014: The opposition in the Upper House of Parliament walked out of the House on the third consecutive day during fourth sitting of the 102nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation

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KP Assembly Adopts Resolution to Award Oil & Gas Contracts to Local Firms

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution during 6th sitting of its 10th session on Friday to award oil and gas contracts in Kohat to local firms instead of foreign companies, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by PPPP female legislators, the resolution was debated by nine lawmakers belonging to PPPP (2) and one each by PML-N, AJIP, PTI, JI, QWP, JUI-F and ANP.

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Senate: Opposition Walkout Leads to Sitting Adjournment

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2014: The opposition parties walked out of the Senate after question hour consecutively for the second day on Thursday morning during third sitting of the 102nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct

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