Senate Discusses Quetta Inquiry Commission Report

ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2016: The Senate discussed report of the Commission on the incident of terrorism at Civil Hospital Quetta on August 8, 2016 during the fourth sitting of its ongoing 257th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The House debated the report following an adjournment motion admitted…

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Every Fourth Eligible Woman Voter in Balochistan Not on Voters’ Lists

Every Fourth Eligible Woman Voter in Balochistan Not on Voters’ Lists

QUETTA, December 22, 2016: The political parties, civil society and the officials of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) vowed to work together to expedite the voter registration of at least five lac missing yet eligible women voters in Balochistan who have yet to be issued Computerized National Identity…

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Senate Discusses Control of Regulatory Bodies under Ministries

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2016: The Senate discussed the government decision to place five regulatory bodies under control of ministries during third sitting of 257th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The Chairman took suo motu notice on it during the last sitting and wanted the government to brief…

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Electoral Reforms Committee Presents Second Interim Report before National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2016: The National Assembly witnessed presentation of Second Interim Report of Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The session was prorogued sine die without taking up the Private Members’ business. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth and last…

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KP Assembly Passes One Bill, Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed one bill in the absence of Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition during last sitting of the 21st session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 21st sitting of 21st session: Members’…

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Senate Passes One Bill, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2016: The Senate took up its entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day on Tuesday during second sitting of 257th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House business: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 47…

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NA Suspends Question Hour, Agenda to Discuss Panama Leaks

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2016: The National Assembly did not take up any agenda item on Monday amid protests by opposition and treasury lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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Senate Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes One Bill

Four Private Members’ Bills Introduced in the House of Federation ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2016: The Senate adopted three resolutions, including withdrawal of high denomination note of Rs. 5000 from circulation and passed one bill during first sitting of its 257th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following…

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KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2016: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the 20th sitting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Monday. The sitting began with just 18 lawmakers (15%) present at the start and 28 (23%) at the time of adjournment. Following are…

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KP Assembly Suspends Agenda to Honour APS Victims

ISLAMABAD, December 16, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly suspended its regular agenda on Friday to commemorate second anniversary of the martyrs of terror attack on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar two years ago, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House witnessed exchange of heated arguments between treasury and…

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