Provincial Assembly Passes Sindh Arms (Amendment) Bill 2016

ISLAMABAD, September 28, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed The Sindh Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and adopted a resolution to pay tributes to the “martyrs of Movement for Restoration of Democracy (MRD)” on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also observed one-minute silence on the demise of…

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NA Discusses FATA Reforms, Health Sector Issues

ISLAMABAD, September 28, 2016: The National Assembly held discussion on the Report of Committee on FATA Reforms and took up Calling Attention Notices related to the health sector issues on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 36th session: Members’…

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Senate Censures Indian Threat to Suspend Indus Water Treaty

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2016: The lawmakers in the Senate expressed strong reaction over Indian threats to suspend Indus Water Treaty, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 253rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three…

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KP Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) adopted three resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 21st session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for 43 minutes. The…

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Sindh PA: Lack of Quorum Leads to Early Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh left major part of its agenda unaddressed due to the lack of quorum during Private Member’s Day on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 5th sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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National Assembly Defers Private Members’ Legislation

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2016: The National Assembly deferred the passage of four Private Members’ bills on the request of the government on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of its 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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Balochistan Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted entire business appearing on its ‘Orders of the Day’ on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 16…

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National Assembly Passes Hindu Marriage Bill

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The National Assembly unanimously passed five treasury-sponsored pieces of legislation, including the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and…

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Senate Condemns Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Opposition’s bill on Panama Leaks Inquiry introduced ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The Senate witnessed introduction of 11 Private Members’ bills, including opposition’s bill on Panama Leaks Inquiry on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 253rd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Rawalpindi PP 7 by-polls: Instances of illegal campaigning increase

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: Instances of illegal campaigning, canvassing, presence of unauthorized individuals inside polling premises and bar on observation were some of the major irregularities of Punjab constituency by-election held in PP-7 Rawalpindi-VII on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). FAFEN observers were barred from observing the election processes at around five…

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