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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KP Assembly Passes Bills on Health and Education

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed four government bills on subjects of health and education 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 21st session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an…

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Sindh Assembly Passes One Bill, Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed one government bill and adopted two resolutions taken as supplementary agenda on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 4th sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours…

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Balochistan Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed one government bill and adopted a joint resolution appearing on its agenda on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 3rd sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours…

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KP Assembly Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 23, 2016: Starting 51 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the 21st session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting remained suspended for 26 minutes and had to be adjourned due to…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, September 23, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh deferred most of its agenda, including one government bill and a standing committee report on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Balochistan Assembly Cancels Membership of Minority Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Thursday adopted a motion to declare the seat of a PML-N’s Minority member vacant due to his absence from the House for 40 consecutive days, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 2nd sitting…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Govt Bill amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Sacked Employees’ (Reinstatement) Bill, 2016 amid protest by the opposition parties on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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