NA Adjourns Without Transacting Any Business

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday without taking up any agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 39th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and 17 minutes; however the proceedings remained…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourns due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The Punjab Assembly could not held discussion on five statutory reports due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 33 minutes.…

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PTI, PML-N Lawmakers Exchange Brawl in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: The exchange of barbs and fists between treasury and opposition lawmakers marred proceedings of the first sitting of 39th session of National Assembly on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. PTI lawmakers chanted slogans against the ruling party that made the latter angry and resulted into…

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Lack of Quorum, Opposition’s Walkout Mark Sitting of KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: Starting 22 minutes behind the scheduled time, the second sitting of 22nd session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Thirty-five (28%) legislators were present at the start and 22 (18%) at the adjournment of sitting while none of…

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Punjab Assembly Concludes Discussion on Health Amid Protests Against CM

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: The Punjab Assembly concluded the general discussion on the issue of health while the Opposition lawmakers staged protest and walkout against the Chief Minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Most Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Thursday left five Call Attention Notices (CAN) unaddressed due to the absence of movers while the House deferred consideration of the Sindh Payment of Wages Bill, 2015 until next sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of proceedings during seventh sitting of…

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15 Political Parties Show Reservations on Draft Elections Bill 2017 FAFEN Pakistan

15 Political Parties Show Reservations on Draft Elections Bill, 2017

Demand complete independence and autonomy of ECP in line with Constitution and SC judgements Recommend proportionate representation system, direct elections to Senate and reserved seats ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: Leaders of 15 political parties have expressed serious reservations over the Draft Elections Bill, 2017 and urged the government to initiate structured engagement with important political…

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Sindh PA Passes Prohibition of Employment of Children Bill  

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Prohibition of Employment of Children Bill, 2017 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of proceedings during sixth sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 56 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2017: The Punjab Assembly held general discussion on the issue of health while seven Adjournment Motions remained pended on the request of treasury, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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KP Assembly Passes MPs Salary Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday passed four bills, including two legislative proposals to raise the salaries of Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Provincial Ministers and all the provincial lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 1st sitting of 22nd session: Members’…

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