Punjab Assembly amends Private Educational Institutions Law

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation) (Amendment) Bill 2017 and continued Pre-Budget discussion on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for three hours…

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Government opposes Private Members’ Bill, Resolution in Senate

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Senate witnessed adoption of a Private Member’s resolution and introduction of a constitutional amendment bill amid treasury’s opposition on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Balochistan Assembly Calls For Adding Separate Box for Special Persons in Census Form

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Monday adopted a resolution urging the government to add a separate box for special persons in the census form, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also held general discussion to observe International Commonwealth Day,…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Right to Information Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously passed the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill, 2016 with amendments recommended by the Select Committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. The session was prorogued on completion of its business. Following are key observations of the…

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100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

No female representation in Provincial Cabinet Quetta, March 12, 2017: The women lawmakers contributed 16% agenda of Balochistan Assembly during last 44 months while all women lawmakers participated in the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Sunday in a report on Performance of Balochistan Assembly’s Women Legislators during the period between June…

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Balochistan Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan could not transact most of the business appearing on its agenda due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Assembly’s 37th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two…

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Senate Condemns Blasphemous Content on Social Media

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Senate adopted a resolution condemning circulation of blasphemous content about religious personalities on social media on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the sixth sitting of 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Punjab Assembly Skips Pre-Budget Discussion amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not transact any business except nine starred questions amid lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour hours and…

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Constitutional Amendment on Military Courts Tabled in NA

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills regarding establishment of military courts including a constitutional amendment bill on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Livestock Breeding Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh witnessed the passage of the Sindh Livestock Breeding Bill, 2016 and opposition’s protest over ignoring its agenda items, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation…

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