Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women legislators attend 67% NA sittings and 64% Senate sittings PML-N’s Kiran Haider remains most regular lawmaker by attending 100 percent NA sittings, while PkMAP’s Gul Bushra attends 92 out of 100 Senate sittings Muddasir Sehar Kamran, Sherry Rehman and Rubina Khalid sponsor highest number of resolutions in Senate Aisha Syed sponsors eight while Shireen…

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Sindh Assembly Defers Universities and Institutes Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2018: The Sindh Assembly deferred the consideration of an amendment to the Sindh Universities and Institutes Laws on Wednesday amidst opposition’s protest and boycott against the bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 38th session:…

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Punjab Assembly Skips Legislative Business due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not take up seven government bills on Wednesday due to the lack of quorum that caused suspension of the proceedings for more than two hours, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 23rd sitting…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2018: The Sindh Assembly adopted five resolutions and passed two bills on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 59 minutes. The sitting…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day while five outgoing Senators made farewell speeches, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 274th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Recommends Granting Housing Rights to Slum Dwellers

ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2018: The Punjab Assembly adopted two private members’ resolutions on Tuesday recommending the government to construct new water reservoirs and grant housing rights to slum dwellers of Lahore, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 22nd sitting of the…

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Code Violations Go Unchecked in Ghotki By-election

Code Violations Go Unchecked in Ghotki By-election

GHOTKI, March 5, 2018: Violations of code of conduct and unchecked campaigning and canvassing, marred the otherwise peaceful by-election for the Sindh Assembly seat in Ghotki (PS-7 Ghotki-III) that was held on March 5, 2018, says the Free and Fair Election’s (FAFEN) observation report. The seat had fallen vacant following the death of Pakistan Peoples…

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Quorum Issue Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 05, 2018:  The quorum issue persisted in the Punjab Assembly on Monday as the sitting remained suspended for an hour and 39 minutes due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes One Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted four resolutions and passed one private member’s bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 274th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 29 minutes. The sitting…

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