KP Assembly Suspends Agenda to Honour APS Victims

ISLAMABAD, December 16, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly suspended its regular agenda on Friday to commemorate second anniversary of the martyrs of terror attack on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar two years ago, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House witnessed exchange of heated arguments between treasury and…

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National Assembly Remembers Martyrs of Peshawar School Tragedy

ISLAMABAD, December 16, 2016: The National Assembly recalled the incidents of attack on Army Public School, Peshawar, in 2014 and Fall of Dhaka while leaving its scheduled business unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 38th session: Members’…

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National Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 15, 2016: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed during the 2nd sitting of its 38th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started two hours and one minute behind the scheduled time with 118 legislators (35%) present at the start and 108 (32%) at the time of…

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Senate Passes the Panama Papers Inquiries Bill

ISLAMABAD, December 15, 2016: The Senate on Thursday passed the Panama Papers Inquiries Bill 2016 with majority vote, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 256th session. Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and nine minutes. The…

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NA Takes up Question Hour, Leaves Rest of Agenda Unaddressed

Prime Minister did not attend proceedings; PTI lawmakers tear apart copies of agenda ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2016: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed except Question Hour owing to the protest and exchange of hot words between treasury and the opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The…

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KP Assembly Leaves Half of Questions Unaddressed, Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not take up half of the questions as relevant movers and the minister were not present on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The treasury lawmakers protested against the federal government for not allowing the delegation of British High Commission to visit Khyber…

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KP Assembly: All Questions Lapsed due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly could not take up all eight questions on the agenda due to absence of the movers on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The Speaker, Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition were not present. Following are some key observations of…

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MPs Interest in HR Issues Not Getting Matching Response from Govt

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has browsed through the parliamentary data on human rights taken up by the legislators on floor of the Senate and the National Assembly during past three and a half years and found out mismatching response by the government over it, says a statement issued on…

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KP Assembly: Lawmakers Express Grief over Plane Crash

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2016: The lawmakers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Friday expressed their grief and sorrow over loss of lives in crash of PIA Plane at Havelian on December 7, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Twelve lawmakers – PTI (3), PML-N (3), JUI-F (2), ANP, JI, PPPP and…

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Lawmakers Disinterest Marks Punjab Assembly’s 25th session

Chief Minister absent from House since June 24, 2016 Six out of eight sittings adjourned due to lack of quorum ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2016: Lack of interest of provincial lawmakers in proceedings marked the 25th session of Punjab Assembly, which passed seven government bills and witnessed introduction of one legislative proposal. The session continued for…

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