Punjab Assembly Approves Finance Bill 2017 amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2017: The Punjab Assembly passed the provincial Finance Bill 2017 on Tuesday while the opposition protested against imposition of new taxes in the bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 30th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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National Assembly: Opposition Continues Boycott of Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2017: The National Assembly, on Monday, continued the general discussion on the budget amidst opposition’s boycott of the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting of the 43rd session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and seven minutes. The…

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Sindh Assembly: Eighteen Lawmakers Participate in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh resumed the general discussion on the Annual Budget 2017-18 with 18 lawmakers taking part in it on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 33rd session:  Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for five…

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KP Assembly: 16 Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

  ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa continued general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amid opposition’s walkout against unavailability of List of Business, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during 4th sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation:…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 43 Demands for Grants, Rejects Six Cut Motions

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab approved 43 Demands for Grants for the year 2017-18 and rejected six Cut Motions of the opposition lawmakers on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 30th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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KP Assembly Continues Discussion on Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly resumed general discussion on the Provincial budget 2017-18 on Sunday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly met for two hours and…

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Sindh Assembly: Twenty Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh resumed general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amid absence of the Leader of the House and the Opposition Leader on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 33rd session:  Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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KP Assembly: Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly opened debate on the Provincial Budget 2017-18 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Saturday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings…

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KP Assembly Witnesses Improvement in Working Hours, Members’ Participation

Legislative output and executive oversight also improve Average Attendance Per Sitting remains 58% Late commencement of proceedings becomes routine Number of protests, identification of quorum increase Committees review only 10 percent of the bills ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) registered an increase in its annual working hours, participation of lawmakers, legislative…

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Sindh Assembly Continues Budget Debate amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2017: Nine lawmakers participated in the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amidst protest and walkout by opposition lawmakers on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 33rd session:  Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for four hours and…

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