Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2013: Starting 43 minutes behind schedule, the 6th sitting of the 99th session of the Upper House was marked by low attendance, as only 32 senators were present at the outset and 28 at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election

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PA: Transparency and Right to Information Bill 2013 Tabled

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2013: The Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Bill 2013 was tabled in the 9th sitting of 5th session of Punjab Assembly, whereas quorum was pointed out thrice during the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation. The law minister tabled the bill before…

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National Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2013: The National Assembly adopted four resolutions during the fourth sitting of 7th session, while the legislators also debated the performance of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) as well as adverse effects on health due to non-availability of clean drinking water in Islamabad, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation.

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Punjab Assembly: Five Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2013: The Punjab Assembly adopted five resolutions amid low attendance, during the 8th sitting of 5th session on Private Member’s day, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Five resolutions – PML-N (three), one each by PTI and JI – regarding the…

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NA: Islamabad Capital Territory LG Bill, 2013 introduced

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2013: The Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill, 2013 was laid during the third sitting of the seventh session of National Assembly on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation.

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Punjab Assembly: Two Bills, including LG (Amendment) Bill, 2013 Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2013: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the passage of two bills, including Punjab Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2013 and Provincial Employees Social Security (Amendment) Bill 2013, during the seventh sitting of 5th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Two…

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Only one fourth of election petitions disposed of by October 31

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2013: Fourteen election tribunals established across the country have decided only 95 out of 373 cases heard till October 31, 2013. At least 18 petitions have completed legally stipulated time of 120 days awaiting a decision, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)

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Senate Pays Tributes to Late Nelson Mandela

 

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2013: The entire agenda of the fifth sitting of Senate’s 99th session was suspended to hold a debate to pay tributes to the South African revolutionary leader, Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Friday, says Free and Fair Election

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Punjab Assembly: Minister Winds Up Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2013: Low attendance was observed in the 6th sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 5th session, as only 24 MPAs were present at the start, 56 at the end and a maximum of 65 at one point of the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Quorum was found lacking…

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