NA Debates Indian Attacks on LoC, Working Boundary

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: The National Assembly discussed unprovoked firing and shelling by the Indian forces on the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary during the 3rd sitting of 15th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan under Rule 259, eight…

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NA Rejects Bill Seeking New Provinces; 12 Private Bill Introduced

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: The National Assembly rejected a bill seeking the creation of new provinces in the country and witnessed the introduction of 12 private member’s bills during the second sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Introduced by an independent lawmaker, the House rejected the Constitution…

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Sindh Assembly Marked By Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: Starting an hour and four minutes behind schedule, the Sindh Assembly witnessed low attendance in the 2nd sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Forty-seven MPAs were present at the start while 46 were there at the adjournment of the sitting. The House unanimously…

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PA Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: Starting 62 minutes behind schedule, the 2nd sitting of the ongoing session of the Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of the MPAs as only 37 were present at the outset of the sitting while 38 were there at the adjournment says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The…

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3rd Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: The third sitting of the ongoing 108th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as 23 senators were present at the outset while 30 were there at the adjournment of the sitting, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Moreover, the parliamentary leaders of BNP-A, JUI-F, MQM, NP and…

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NA Congratulates Malala, Condemns Indian Aggression

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: Starting 63 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution to congratulate Malala Yousufzai for winning Noble Peace Prize during the first sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, the House took…

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Five Ordinances Laid in Low Attendance Sitting of Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: The Minister for Law presented five ordinances during the first sitting of 10th session of the Punjab Assembly that was marked by low attendance of members on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Four bills including the Punjab Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 2014, the NUR International University Lahore Ordinance…

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Low Attendance Sitting of Senate Witnesses Introduction of Bill

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: Low attendance of members was witnessed during the second sitting of 108th session of the Senate as 18 senators (17%) were present at the outset and 21 (20%) at its adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A PPPP lawmaker tabled the Members of Parliament (Powers, Immunities and Privileges)…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2014

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: Starting two hours behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2014 and unanimously adopted five resolutions during the first sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, the House passed the Sindh…

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Senate Felicitates Malala on Receiving Nobel Peace Prize

ISLAMABAD, October 17, 2014: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution to congratulate child education activist Malala Yousafzai on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize during its first sitting of 108th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The ANP Parliamentary Leader sponsored the resolution which appeared as supplementary agenda. The motion praised Malala…

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