Indonesian President Addresses Joint Session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2018: President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, addressed joint session of the Parliament on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session started with the national anthems of both countries. The Indonesian President addressed the House for 15 minutes. The National Assembly’s Speaker delivered a note of thanks to…

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Senate Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2018: The Senate adopted a resolution on Friday expressing solidarity with Kashmiris on their struggle for right to self-determination, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth and last sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours…

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Senate Amends Rule to Punish Members for Disclosing In-Camera Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2018: The Senate on Thursday approved an amendment in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business 2012, suggesting punishment for the person divulging or disclosing information of the in-camera proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Leader of the House, the House passed a…

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National Assembly Session Prorogued amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2018: The National Assembly’s 51st session was prorogued sine die on Thursday while the proceedings remained suspended for 37 minutes due to lack of quorum during the last sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during tenth and last sitting of the…

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Senate Recommends Severe Punishment for Zainab’s killer

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday passed one bill and recommended severe punishment for the alleged killer of seven-year old Kasur girl, Zainab who abducted, raped and murdered her a few days ago, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of 272nd session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Urges UN to Resolve Kashmir Issue

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2018:  The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday demanding the United Nations to resolve Kashmir issues and condemning the ceasefire violation by India along the Working Boundary, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 51st session: Members’…

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Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday took up most of its agenda and referred two government bills to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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NA Leaves Private Members’ Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up the private members’ business except one bill amid low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 51st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two…

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Senates Passes Two Bills, Adopts Three Resolutions 

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2018: The Senate on Monday passed two bills and adopted three resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for five hours and five minutes while the proceedings remained suspended for 20…

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