Sindh Assembly Recommends Registration of 13 Million Women on Electoral Rolls

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously adopted a resolution on Thursday recommending the federal government to take steps to register around 13 million women on electoral rolls, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 15th and last sitting of…

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Senate Debates Increase in Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, November 22, 2017: The Senate held a discussion on an Adjournment Motion regarding recent increase in the prices of the petroleum products, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of 270th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Sindh Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 22, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh addressed its entire agenda on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 14th sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 28 minutes while the proceedings remained…

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National Assembly Rejects Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, November 21, 2017: The National Assembly rejected the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017, moved by a PPPP lawmaker, with majority vote on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the proceedings during the fourth and last sitting of the 49th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Sindh Assembly Takes Up Private Members’ Business

ISLAMABAD, November 21, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously adopted five private member’s resolutions while referring three bills to the standing committees on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 13th sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met…

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National Assembly Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2017: The National Assembly on Monday passed three government bills amid low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 49th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 41 minutes while the proceedings remained suspended…

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Senate Fails to Take up Constitutional Amendment Bill due to Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2017: The Senate on Monday did not consider the constitutional amendment regarding reallocation of the National Assembly’s seats among federating units due to low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings of second sitting of 270th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Sindh Assembly Pays Tribute to late Amin Fahim

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2017: The Sindh Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Monday and was adjourned soon after eulogizing the services of PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim on the occasion of his death anniversary, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Government Bill, Discusses Karachi Issues

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2017: The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Occupational Safety and Health Bill, 2017 on Friday and took up five Calling Attention Notices (CANs) highlighting governance issues in Karachi, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th sitting of the 36th session:…

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Senate Approves Amendment in Elections Act, 2017

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2017: The Senate passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to insert a new clause in the Elections Act, 2017 regarding status of Ahmadis, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its DailyFactsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of first sitting of 270th session: Members’ Participation The…

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