Sindh Assembly Passes Livestock Breeding Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh witnessed the passage of the Sindh Livestock Breeding Bill, 2016 and opposition’s protest over ignoring its agenda items, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Passes Three Government Bills, Discusses CCI Report

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The Senate passed three government bills and discussed the annual report of Council of Common Interests on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House business during 5th sitting of 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours.…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Pre-Budget Discussion sans Opposition Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The Punjab Assembly continued Pre-Budget discussion on Thursday in the absence of Opposition lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes. The proceedings remained…

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National Assembly Passes Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The National Assembly approved the amendments made in the Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016 by the Senate, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 22…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted the entire business appearing on Orders of the Day, in the absence of Deputy Speaker on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Senate Praises Women’s Struggle for Democratic Rights

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday adopted a resolution to acknowledge contribution of the women lawmakers for development of the country and their struggle for democratic rights of the people, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Minister for Finance gave policy statement on signing an agreement with Switzerland…

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Government Introduces Two Constitutional Amendment Bills in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of two Constitutional Amendment Bills regarding elections and delegation of powers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and…

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Women contribute 38% of Parliamentary Agenda during 2016-17

Women contribute 38% of Parliamentary Agenda during 2016-17

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: Women contributed more than 38% agenda to parliamentary business during 2016-2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a report on the performance of women parliamentarians issued on the eve of the International Women’s Day. According to the report, the women lawmakers in the National Assembly and the Senate contributed…

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Sindh PA Adopts Resolutions to Commemorate International Women’s Day

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Wednesday adopted four resolutions to pay tributes to Pakistani women on the occasion of International Women’s Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Punjab Assembly Begins Pre-Budget Discussion amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Punjab Assembly began Pre-Budget discussion amid lack of quorum pointed out four times by the lawmakers during the sitting on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for three…

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