Chairman Adjourns Senate Sitting Over Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The Chairman adjourned the Senate sitting on Thursday without addressing most of the scheduled business due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of Senate’s 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for an…

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Punjab Assembly Pays Tribute to late Dr. Ruth Pfau

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Thursday to pay tribute to late Dr. Ruth Pfau for her messianic services for the leprosy patients in Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 31st session: Members’ Participation…

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Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Thursday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The sitting remained suspended for 29 minutes due to lack of…

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Senate Takes Up Entire Agenda, Discusses Rohingya Issue

ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2017: The Senate addressed its entire agenda on Wednesday taking up various foreign policy issues including the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for four…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Resolution in Support of Former Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted four resolutions on Wednesday including a supplementary government resolution commending the services and leadership of the former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 31st session: Members’ Participation The…

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Lack of Quorum Haunts NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2017: The third sitting of the National Assembly witnessed lack of interest of lawmakers and had to be adjourned due to missing quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the second time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to lack of quorum.  Following are key…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire regular agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day and passed the Corporate Rehabilitation Bill, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 2nd sitting of 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday due to lack of quorum without addressing the Private Members’ business appearing on the Orders of the Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 31st session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday due to lack of quorum without taking up nearly 80% of its agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of the second sitting of 46th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and…

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Balochistan PA Condemns Violence against Muslims in Myanmar

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday to condemn the violence against Rohingya Muslims and urged the international community to take immediate notice of atrocities in Myanmar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 44th session: Members’ Participation…

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