Balochistan Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan could not transact most of the business appearing on its agenda due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two…

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Senate Condemns Blasphemous Content on Social Media

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Senate adopted a resolution condemning circulation of blasphemous content about religious personalities on social media on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the sixth sitting of 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Punjab Assembly Skips Pre-Budget Discussion amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not transact any business except nine starred questions amid lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour hours and…

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Constitutional Amendment on Military Courts Tabled in NA

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills regarding establishment of military courts including a constitutional amendment bill on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Livestock Breeding Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh witnessed the passage of the Sindh Livestock Breeding Bill, 2016 and opposition’s protest over ignoring its agenda items, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Passes Three Government Bills, Discusses CCI Report

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The Senate passed three government bills and discussed the annual report of Council of Common Interests on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House business during 5th sitting of 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours.…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Pre-Budget Discussion sans Opposition Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The Punjab Assembly continued Pre-Budget discussion on Thursday in the absence of Opposition lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes. The proceedings remained…

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National Assembly Passes Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The National Assembly approved the amendments made in the Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016 by the Senate, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 22…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted the entire business appearing on Orders of the Day, in the absence of Deputy Speaker on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Senate Praises Women’s Struggle for Democratic Rights

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday adopted a resolution to acknowledge contribution of the women lawmakers for development of the country and their struggle for democratic rights of the people, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Minister for Finance gave policy statement on signing an agreement with Switzerland…

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