Sindh Assembly Passes Five Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2018: The Sindh Assembly passed five government bills on Wednesday including a legislative proposal returned by the Governor, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and…

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Senate Adopts Recommendations on Finance Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday passed a motion to adopt 156 recommendations on the Finance Bill, 2018 containing the Annual Budget Statement as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 8th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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National Assembly Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2018: The National Assembly continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2018-19 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the seventh sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for five hours and 40 minutes. The sitting started…

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Debate on Finance Bill Consumes 73% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2018: The Senate continued the discussion on Finance Bill, 2018 consuming two hours and 28 minutes of the proceedings on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during 7th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and…

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NA Passes Two Government and Nine Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2018: The National Assembly passed two government and nine private members’ bills on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the sixth sitting of the 56th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 56 minutes. The sitting started…

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NA Condemns Attack on Interior Minister, Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The National Assembly on Monday condemned the gun attack on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal and continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2018-19, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Opposition Walks Out from Senate against Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The Opposition walked out from the Senate proceedings on Monday to protest against the absence of Foreign and Interior Ministers who were summoned to brief the House about media reports of shifting Dr Shakil Afridi to Rawalpindi from Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 6th sitting of…

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Punjab Assembly Session Prorogued After Deferring Most of Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The 35th session of the Punjab Assembly was prorogued sine die after deferring most of the agenda during its lat sitting on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Budget Discussion Continues in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2018: The National Assembly continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2018-19 on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes.  The sitting started…

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Punjab Assembly Legislates for Compulsory Teaching of Holy Quran

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills on Friday including a private member’s bill providing for compulsory teaching of the Holy Quran to Muslim students in educational institutions across province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting…

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