National Assembly Leaves 80 Percent Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2018: The National Assembly on Monday left its 80 percent agenda unaddressed and consumed major part of its proceedings in debate on water related issues, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 4th session: Members’…

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KP Assembly Takes Up Private Members’ Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa addressed the private members’ agenda on Monday including six resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for two hours and 46 minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly: 34 Lawmakers Participate in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2018: As many as 34 out of 370 (10%) sitting lawmakers participated in the general discussion on budget 2018-19 held during the third session of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report.

The ruling party PTI presented its first provincial budget during first sitting of the session amidst opposition parties’ protest. The lawmakers belonging to PML-N kept interrupting the Minister for Finance during entire length (36 minutes) of his speech. The protesting lawmakers also gathered in front of the Speaker’s dais and tore the official documents of the budget. The Speaker suspended the membership of six protesting lawmakers for violating the decorum of the House and barred their entry in the precincts of the Assembly till the completion of investigations against them. Read more

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KP Assembly Approves Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approved the Supplementary Budget for 2017-2018 on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for three hours and 52 minutes while the proceedings remained…

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KP Assembly Discusses Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa discussed the supplementary budget and passed a resolution against laying off of media workers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Finance Bill Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was prorogued on Thursday after the passage of the Finance Bill, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth (last) sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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KP Assembly Passes Finance Bill 2018

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approved the Finance Bill 2018 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of third session: Members’ Participation The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for four hours and 10 minutes. The sitting started…

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Finance Minister Concludes Budget Debate in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab concluded the general discussion on annual budget for the year 2018-2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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KP Assembly Approves 104 Billion for Six Govt. Departments

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2018: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly voted on six Demands for Grants (DoG), approving around 104 billion rupees for various government departments, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the third session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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