Opp Protests in Punjab Assembly against Petroleum Price Hike

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2018: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Thursday amid protest by opposition parties on the issue of increase in the prices of petroleum products, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Medical Supplies Authority Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Medical Supplies Authority Bill 2017 on Wednesday amid the protest by opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2018: The Punjab Assembly transacted the entire business set out on Orders of the Day on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves Legislative Business Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2018: The Punjab Assembly’s proceedings started three hours and 51 minutes behind the scheduled time on Monday while the House left its legislative business unaddressed 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…

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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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