National Assembly Discusses Indian Aggression at LoC

ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2016: The National Assembly did not take up any agenda except a motion to discuss the situation at Line of Control (LoC) in the absence of Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. In the previous sitting, it was agreed…

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Senate Passes Bill, Thanks Minister for Salary Raise

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2016: The Senate passed one government bill and adopted a resolution to thank Minister for Finance for his interest in raising the salary of parliamentarians, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House business during 6th (last)…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not proceed to take up its agenda again on Friday due to lack of quorum like the previous sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not take up legislative business on Thursday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 25th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 30 minutes. The proceedings…

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Senate Adopts Amendments in Rules, Transacts Most of Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2016: The Senate transacted most of the agenda on Thursday and adopted the proposed amendments in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business during 5th sitting of its 255th session, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings:  Members’ Participation The…

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NA Discusses LoC Violations, Leaves Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2016: The National Assembly discussed incidents of ceasefire violations at the Line of Control through Points of Order, leaving behind the regular agenda except Questions on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 37th session: Members’…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill, 2015 on supplementary agenda and witnessed introduction of three treasury bills on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation…

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NA Passes One Bill, Leaves Another for Lack of Quorum

Minister gives policy statement on salaries and allowances of MPs ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2016: The National Assembly passed the Pakistan National Accreditation Council Bill, 2016 unanimously but could not take up the Public Private Partnership Authority Bill, 2016 due to lack of quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet.…

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Senate Rejects Extension in Panama Papers Committee Report

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2016: The Senate on Wednesday rejected a motion with majority vote to extend the presentation period of committee report on the Panama Papers Inquiries Bill, 2016, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Twenty-three lawmakers voted against the motion while 15 Senators voted in favour of extending the…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Technical Education Bill; Sends RTI Bill to Committee

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2016 while two government bills including redrafted Right to Information bill and amended Provincial Motor Vehicle bill were introduced in the House on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following…

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