Punjab Assembly Adjourned Amidst Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2018: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Monday without holding Pre-Budget discussion due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 25th sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour…

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15th Parliamentary Year: Senate Stands for Parliamentary Supremacy, Intra-Institutional Dialogue

15th Parliamentary Year: Senate Stands for Parliamentary Supremacy, Intra-Institutional Dialogue

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2018: During the fifteenth Parliamentary Year ending in March 11, 2018, the Senate set outstanding benchmarks of punctuality, efficiency and responsiveness, critically intervening in issues of national importance through quality debates and impactful legislation. Under the visionary leadership of the outgoing Chairman Raza Rabbani, the House of Federation contributed towards consolidation of…

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Senate Completes 15th Parliamentary Year

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2018: The Senate completed its 15th Parliamentary Year on Friday, after completing the fifth sitting and prorogation of the 274th session announced by the Chairman, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Upper House held 97 sittings during 14 sessions (261st – 274th) while eight sittings of…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Friday passed three government bills and addressed one out of six Calling Attention Notices (CANs) on the agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eleventh sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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NA Fails to Take up Legislative Agenda due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2018: The National Assembly on Friday could not take up legislative agenda due to early adjournment of sitting after lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 54th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and nine…

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Punjab Assembly Skips Question Hour Amidst Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 09, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not hold Question Hour on Friday amidst absence of the Leaders of the House and Opposition and lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 24th sitting of the 34th session: Members’…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution to Commemorate International Women’s Day

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to pay tributes to women on occasion of International Women’s Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Senate Takes up Most of Its Agenda 

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2018: The Senate took up most of its agenda on Thursday except a Calling Attention Notice (CAN) due to absence of its mover, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 274th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Passes Bill to Protect Transgenders’ Rights

 ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday transacted its entire business and passed a bill for the protection of rights of transgender persons, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 274th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three…

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Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women legislators attend 67% NA sittings and 64% Senate sittings PML-N’s Kiran Haider remains most regular lawmaker by attending 100 percent NA sittings, while PkMAP’s Gul Bushra attends 92 out of 100 Senate sittings Muddasir Sehar Kamran, Sherry Rehman and Rubina Khalid sponsor highest number of resolutions in Senate Aisha Syed sponsors eight while Shireen…

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