Senate Continues Debate on Peshawar Massacre

ISLAMABAD, December 29, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind the schedule, the sixth sitting of the Senate’s 109th session on Monday witnessed a continuation of the debate on the terrorist attack at a school in Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Seven lawmakers – two each belonging to PML-N, PPPP…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 29, 2014: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills during the 13th sitting of the 11th session on Monday as low attendance of lawmakers persisted, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House passed the Punjab Higher Education Commission Bill, 2014 and the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research…

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Senate Passes One Bill, Debates Attack on APS Peshawar

ISLAMABAD, December 26, 2014: Starting 42 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of the Senate’s 109th session on Friday passed one bill and continued debate regarding attack at Army Public School in Peshawar, say Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Introduced by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, the House passed…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 26, 2014: Starting 47 minutes behind schedule, the 12th sitting of the 11th session of Punjab Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for two hours and 11 minutes on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. PML-N lawmaker pointed out the quorum at 1109 hours…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Senate Sitting’s Adjournment

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2014: Starting an hour and four minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of the Senate’s 109th session on Wednesday was adjourned after 50 minutes due to lack of quorum in the House, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The opposition lawmakers walked out of the sitting over the…

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Two Bills Introduced in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2014: Starting 51 minutes behind the schedule, the eleventh sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing session witnessed the introduction of two bills on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Provincial Minister for Mines & Minerals introduced the Punjab Strategic Coordination (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Punjab…

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Senate Continues Debate on Peshawar Tragedy

ISLAMABAD, December 23, 2014: Starting an hour behind schedule, the third sitting of the Senate’s 109th session on Tuesday witnessed a continuation of the debate on the terrorist attack in Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Seven lawmakers – two belonging to PPPP, one each from ANP, PML, PkMAP,…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 23, 2014: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted three resolutions during the tenth sitting of its 11th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The resolutions demanded an effective legislation against child marriages; implementation of the Islamic Ideology Council’s instructions regarding use of English words for Islamic…

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Senate Debates Peshawar School Attack

ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2014: Starting an hour and 12 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Senate’s 109th session on Monday debated the terrorist attack at Army Public School in Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Seven lawmakers – two belonging to PPPP, one each from ANP, NP,…

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Low Attendance Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind schedule, the ninth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session on Monday witnessed low attendance as twenty members (5%) were present at the outset and 23 (6%) at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The quorum was visibly lacking during…

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