Senate Adopts Resolution to Condemn Terrorist Attacks in Iran

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2017: The Senate on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the terrorist incidents on the Parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in Iran, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House, meanwhile, concluded debate on the budget and adopted recommendations on the Finance Bill, 2017 presented by the Standing…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Persists during Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2017: The Punjab Assembly continued the general discussion on the budget 2017-18 with 26 lawmakers taking part in the discussion amidst lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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Alliance Formed to Seek Solution to Issues Women Workers Face at Work Places

Dutch Envoy Inaugurates Women Workers Alliance’s Formation Meeting ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: Prominent women workers employed in different sectors in the federal capital gathered here on Wednesday to form a cross-sectoral alliance of women employees to push for safe and conducive workplaces. Women entrepreneurs and workers employed in public, private and industrial sectors formed a…

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Rs603bn Provincial Budget Presented in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 07, 2017: The Provincial Finance Minister presented the budget for the financial year 2017-18 with an outlay of Rs 603 billion in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation in House…

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Budget Debate Consumes 95% of Punjab Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: Twenty-nine lawmakers participated in the general discussion on provincial annual budget 2017-18 amidst lack of quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four hours and two minutes. The…

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National Assembly: Eight Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: The National Assembly continued discussion on the Budget 2017-18 during 10th sitting its 43rd session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 29 minutes. The sitting started at 1143 hours against the…

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Senate Discusses AM, Chairman Accepts Withdrawal of Hashmi’s Resignation

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: The Chairman Senate on Wednesday announced to accept withdrawal of Senator Nehal Hashmi’s resignation and the House debated disappearance of retired army officer in Nepal, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chairman Senate gave his ruling about resignation of Senator Nehal Hashmi. He announced to…

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Budget Debate Consumes 97% of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in the debate on the federal budget 2017-18 on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 9th sitting of National Assembly’s 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Senate Discusses Budget, Census Team Firing Incident at Chaman

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday continued discussion on the Federal Budget 2017-18 and debated the incident of firing by Afghan Security Forces on the census team at Chaman border, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 8th sitting of 263rd session:…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Amidst Lack of Quorum, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: Twelve lawmakers participated in the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amidst lack of quorum and walkouts by treasury and opposition lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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