KP Assembly Leaves Half of Questions Unaddressed, Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not take up half of the questions as relevant movers and the minister were not present on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The treasury lawmakers protested against the federal government for not allowing the delegation of British High Commission to visit Khyber…

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KP Assembly: All Questions Lapsed due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not take up all eight questions on the agenda due to absence of the movers on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The Speaker, Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition were not present. Following are some key observations of…

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MPs Interest in HR Issues Not Getting Matching Response from Govt

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has browsed through the parliamentary data on human rights taken up by the legislators on floor of the Senate and the National Assembly during past three and a half years and found out mismatching response by the government over it, says a statement issued on…

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KP Assembly: Lawmakers Express Grief over Plane Crash

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2016: The lawmakers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Friday expressed their grief and sorrow over loss of lives in crash of PIA Plane at Havelian on December 7, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Twelve lawmakers – PTI (3), PML-N (3), JUI-F (2), ANP, JI, PPPP and…

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Lawmakers Disinterest Marks Punjab Assembly’s 25th session

Chief Minister absent from House since June 24, 2016 Six out of eight sittings adjourned due to lack of quorum ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2016: Lack of interest of provincial lawmakers in proceedings marked the 25th session of Punjab Assembly, which passed seven government bills and witnessed introduction of one legislative proposal. The session continued for…

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KP Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted four resolutions and passed one bill during 15th sitting of the ongoing 21st session, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are some key observations of the Assembly proceedings: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and…

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KP Assembly: Low Attendance of MPs Continues Even After 39-Day Break

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not ensure maximum strength of provincial lawmakers on Monday despite the break of 39 consecutive days in between the sittings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The proceedings started 25 minutes late with 32 members (26%) present at the start and…

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Lack of Quorum Persists in Punjab Assembly; Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not take up most of its agenda due to lack of quorum during last sitting of the 25th session on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth and last sitting: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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6.5M Women in Punjab Not Registered as Voters

6.5M Women in Punjab Not Registered as Voters

Consensus developed to form committee to minimize electoral deficit LAHORE: December 3, 2016: Political parties, civil society organizations and media have agreed to form a provincial committee for coordinated efforts to enhance the registration of women voters in Punjab ahead of General Election 2018. The consensus was developed at a consultation organized by Free and…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourns due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 2, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not transact its agenda due to low attendance of lawmakers on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 10 minutes. The…

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