Points of Order Consume 63% of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2019: The National Assembly consumed nearly two thirds (63%) of its proceedings discussing political issues through Points of Order on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the seventh session:  Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Pays Respect to Deceased Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was adjourned on Wednesday without addressing any business in honour of the late lawmaker Mazhar Abbas Raan who passed away yesterday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the sixth…

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Punjab Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab transacted the entire private members’ agenda scheduled for Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for two hours and 33 minutes.…

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Sindh Assembly Calls for Awareness on Population Control

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a private member’s resolution on Tuesday urging the government to raise awareness regarding population control, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met…

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National Assembly Leaves 87% Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up 87% of the private members’ agenda on Tuesday amid the opposition’s protest and suspension of the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the seventh session:  Members’ Participation…

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Sindh Assembly Approves Institute of Trauma Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh, on Monday, passed a government bill providing for setting up the Institute of Trauma in Karachi, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the ongoing (fourth) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Right to Public Services Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed the Right to Public Services Bill 2018 on Monday while deferring the proposed legislation on rights of domestic workers for next government day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting…

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NA Passes Govt Bill Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2019: The National Assembly passed a government bill in the absence of the Opposition and consumed 56% of the proceedings on points of order on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the seventh session:  Members’ Participation…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Resolutions on Education and Infrastructure

ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted two government resolutions concerning the education and infrastructure sectors on Saturday during its single-sitting session, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its daily fact sheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first and only sitting of sixth session: Members’ Participation…

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Sindh Assembly Amends Zakat and Ushr Law

ISLAMABAD, January 11, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed an amendment to the Sindh Zakat and Ushr Act, 2011 on Friday without standing committee’s review of the bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the fourth session: Members’…

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