Sindh Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted the entire business appearing on Orders of the Day, in the absence of Leader of the House on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 29th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Passes the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2017: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Tuesday and also passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Bill, 2016, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations of the 7th sitting of Senate’s 258th session are as follows: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and eight minutes. The…

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Senate Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2017: The Senate adopted three resolutions and witnessed introduction of two private members’ bills on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of Senate’s 258th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 57 minutes.…

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Balochistan Assembly Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum  

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2017: Starting 30 minutes behind the schedule, the Monday’s sitting of the Balochistan Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of fifth sitting of Balochistan Assembly’s 36th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and…

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Balochistan PA Transacts Private Members’ Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted three resolutions and referred an amendment to the Rules of Procedure to relevant committee during Private Members’ Day on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the fourth sitting of 36th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for three…

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Senate Takes up FATA issues besides Abductions of Activists

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2017: The Senate discussed the issues of infant deaths and construction of cadet colleges in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) besides kidnappings of human rights activists, observes Free and Fair Election Network on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Senate’s 258th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Takes Notice of another Abducted Rights Activist

ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2017: The Senate Chairman took notice of the disappearance of another rights activist from Islamabad and directed the State Minister for Interior to brief the august House on the issue in the next sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network on Thursday. The abducted person was the fifth rights activist kidnapped during…

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Senate Transacts Entire Business

Govt gives policy statement on new role of former Army Chief ISLAMABAD, January 11, 2017: The Senate transacted the entire business on Wednesday, while the government gave policy statement on the issue of new role of former Army Chief, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The entire opposition staged a walkout for five minutes…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted three resolutions, condemning Indian atrocities in the Occupied Kashmir, demanding uninterrupted gas supply in the province during winter season and calling for up-gradation of facilities at Zhob Airport, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also offered prayers for the victims of Gadani…

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