Treasury-Opposition Confrontation Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2017: The exchange of hot words between the treasury and the opposition benches ultimately led to the adjournment of National Assembly sitting on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Senate Passes One Bill, Discusses Military Courts Extension

ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2017: The Senate on Friday passed one bill and discussed the issue of extending the period of military courts for another two years, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House held discussion on the extension of military courts, as the Senate Chairman, Leader of the Opposition…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

Deputy Speaker, Leaders of the House and the Opposition, All Parliamentary Leaders Remain Absent ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2017: Starting an hour and 38 minutes behind the schedule, the Friday’s sitting of the Punjab Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, as the Deputy Speaker, Leaders of the House and the Opposition as well as…

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Committee Approves Executive Oversight Tool in Balochistan Assembly Rules

Committee Approves Executive Oversight Tool in Balochistan Assembly Rules

House adopts five resolutions in six sitting Seat of Deputy Speaker lying vacant since December 2013 Chief Minister remains absent throughout the session ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Balochistan adopted five resolutions and witnessed presentation of standing committee’s report that approved introduction of Call Attention Notice and constitution of sub-committees in Assembly rules. The…

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Senate Transacts Most of Agenda

Select Committee presents report on Right to Information Bill, 2016 ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The Senate transacted most of its agenda and witnessed presentation of Select Committee’s report on the Right to Information Bill, 2016, on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House…

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Delay in Start of Punjab Assembly Proceedings Continues Unabated

Assembly Concludes Pre-Budget Discussion ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The Punjab Assembly concluded Pre-Budget Discussion on Thursday, while its proceedings started with a delay of one hour and 25 minutes, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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National Assembly Discusses Census, Shortage of Medicine

ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday discussed census-related issues and took up a Calling Attention Notice on the shortage of life saving drugs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Sindh PA Passes Four Bills, Adopts Six Resolutions amid Low Attendance

Five Private Motions, 23 Motions to Amend Assembly rules remain unaddressed ISLAMABAD: Marked by low interest of lawmakers, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted six resolutions on various issues of public importance and passed four bills, including an important legislative proposal to ensure citizens access to public information during six sittings of the 30th session,…

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Senate Discusses Census Issues, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Senate took up a report and a Calling Attention Notice regarding the holding of census exercise across Pakistan amidst absence of the Chairman and Leaders of the House and the Opposition on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Punjab PA Continues Pre-Budget Discussion, Defers Four Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of the Punjab continued pre-budget discussion amidst absence of the Speaker and the Leader of the House, and deferred four Adjournment Motions on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation…

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