Quorum Issue Haunts Budget Proceedings in NA

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2018: The National Assembly could not proceed to take up its entire regular agenda regarding approval of demands for grants amidst lack of quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 12th sitting of the 56th session: Members’…

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Sindh Assembly Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2018: The Sindh Assembly continued general discussion on the provincial Annual Budget 2018-19 on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 29 minutes. The…

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NA Concludes Debate on Federal Budget 2018-19

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday concluded debate on Federal Budget for the year 2018-19 and approved 93 demands for grants of various departments, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2018: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday without transacting any agenda except one Starred Question amidst lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Balochistan Assembly Witnesses Presentation of Budget 2018-19

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2018: The Government of Balochistan presented the Budget Statement for year 2018-19 in the Provincial Assembly on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the Assembly’s 52nd session:  Members’ Participation  The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and five minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Takes up Most of its Agenda, Discusses Political Situation

 ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2018:  The Senate on Monday took up the most of its agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day and discussed political situation in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 11th sitting of 277th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Sindh Assembly Condemns Former PM’s Remarks on Mumbai Attack

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2018: The Sindh Assembly initiated budget discussion on Monday while also adopting a joint resolution against former Prime Minister’s remarks regarding Mumbai attacks, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Punjab Finance Minister Presents Supplementary Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2018: The Provincial Finance Minister presented the Supplementary Budget Statement for 2017-2018 in the Punjab Assembly on Monday amidst opposition’s protest against former Prime Minister’s statement regarding Mumbai attacks, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PML-N Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business on Monday to express condolence over the demise of PML-N lawmaker Rajab Ali Baloch who passed away last day after protracted illness, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th sitting…

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