NA Witnesses Presentation of 19 Committee Reports

ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2017: The National Assembly witnessed presentation of 19 committee reports on Monday, while the MQM lawmakers staged a protest over pressure tactics being used against its party workers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 40th session: Members’…

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Punjab PA Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2017: The Punjab Assembly could not hold Pre-Budget Discussion due to lack of quorum on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 49 minutes. The proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Local Government (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Monday, while various Points of Order consumed 52 percent (85 minutes) of the sitting’s time, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of…

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Balochistan Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted entire business appearing on List of Business on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes. The sitting started at 1142…

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Ministerial Absence Leads to Adjournment of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2017: The absence of federal cabinet ministers during first sitting of the 260th session of Senate led to the adjournment of proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chair adjourned the sitting for next Monday after getting annoyed over the ministerial absence and commenting on the…

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Balochistan PA: Lawmakers Demand Raise in Hajj Quota

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted most of Private Members agenda including adoption of a resolution demanding raise in Hajj quota for Balochistan, while lack of quorum led to early adjournment of sitting on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of second…

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KP Assembly Adopts Seven Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

KP Dowry, Bridal Gift and Marriage Functions Restriction Bill 2017 introduced Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed two bills, adopted seven resolutions, and witnessed introduction of the KP Dowry, Bridal Gift and Marriage Functions Restriction Bill, 2017, on Thursday, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily…

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KP Lawmakers Pledge to Empower Committees, Introduce Zero Hour

PESHAWAR, March 2, 2017: The lawmakers of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) stressed the need to include provisions of Zero Hour and empowerment of committees in Assembly’s Rules of Procedure during second meeting of the Legislative Support Group (LSG) organized by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) here. Deputy Speaker KP Assembly Dr.…

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Balochistan Assembly Condoles Death of JUI-F Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan suspended its regular agenda on Monday after adopting a joint resolution to express condolence over the demise of JUI-F lawmaker Haji Gul Muhammad Dummar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also offered fateha for the victims of Lahore bomb blast. Following are key…

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KP Lawmakers Express Concern over Discriminatory Treatment with Pashtoons

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Monday discussed the issues being faced by the Pashtoon community in Punjab and Azad Kashmir, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House, however, did not discuss financial crisis in the province as well as non-attendance and lack of interest…

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