KP Assembly Meets for Nine Minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned nine minutes after the commencement of proceedings due to lack of quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 27th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for nine…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday adopted three resolutions and took up entire questions appearing on the agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the Assembly’s 46th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and seven minutes. The sitting started at 1653 hours…

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KP Assembly Demands Release of Pakistanis Languishing in Saudi jails

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution urging the federal government to take steps for release of Pakistanis languishing in various jails of Saudi Arabia, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 27th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly…

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Balochistan PA Seeks Fund from OGDC for Development of Districts

ISLAMABAD, December 2, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Saturday debated a resolution demanding special share from the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) for development of three districts in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the Assembly’s 46th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and 23 minutes. The…

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Senate Passes Two Bills, Eight Resolutions during 270th Session

Constitutional Amendment on Delimitation Left Unaddressed ISLAMABAD, November 28, 2017: The 270th Session of the Senate was prorogued without considering the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017. The House passed two bills and eight resolutions during the session. The session, comprising five sittings, continued from November 17, 2017 till November 27, 2017. With an average of 17%…

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Senate Session Ends without Taking up Constitutional Amendment

Upper House Adopts Five Resolutions Before Being Prorogued ISLAMABAD, November 27, 2017: The Senate adopted five resolutions on Monday but could not take up the constitutional amendment bill on reallocation of National Assembly seats due to low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts 21 Resolutions during 36th Session

Sindh Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts 21 Resolutions during 36th Session

Recommends Registration of 13 Million Women on Electoral Rolls ISLAMABAD, November 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed six bills and adopted 21 resolutions during 36th session that comprised 15 sittings held between November 1, 2017 and November 23, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a report. The House addressed 34 Calling Attention Notices…

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Senate Discusses Free Trade Agreements with China

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2017: The Senate debated an Adjournment Motion on Friday regarding the implications of the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) signed with China, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 270th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not take up its regular business due to low attendance of the lawmakers on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 33rd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves Legislative Business Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not take up the legislative business appearing on its Orders of the Day on Thursday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 33rd session: Members’…

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