Punjab PA Addresses Agenda; Opposition Protests over Minister’s Remarks

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly took up its entire agenda amid opposition’s protest over minister’s remarks against political parties on Panama Leaks issue, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. Following are some key observations of House proceedings during first sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Sindh PA Defers Consideration of Payment of Wages Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2017:  The Provincial Assembly of Sindh took up entire business appearing on the agenda and deferred consideration of the Sindh Payment of Wages Bill, 2015 until next sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The Minister for Works and Services tendered his apologies on floor of the House for using…

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258th Session: HR Issues Haunt Senate

Upper House Transacts Heavy Agenda PM Remains Absent Throughout Session Four Bills Passed, Seven Resolutions Adopted ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2017: The human rights issues echoed in the Senate during 258th session as the lawmakers discussed kidnapping of the bloggers, alleged torture of a 10-year-old child-maid while the House passed a bill to ensure right of vote…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts Agenda amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted most of the business appearing on Orders of the Day amid protest by treasury and opposition lawmakers on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 29th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Session Prorogued after Transacting Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2017: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday during 10th and last sitting of the 258th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 37 minutes. The sitting started two minutes…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan was prorogued on Thursday after transacting most of the business appearing on ‘Orders of the Day’ including adoption of three resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of last (6th) sitting of Assembly’s 36th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan…

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Senate Transacts Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2017: The Senate transacted most of its agenda on Thursday, while the proceedings remained suspended for some time due to the absence of State Minister for Interior observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 9th sitting of 258th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Sindh PA Refers Societies Registration Amendment Bill to Committee

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2017: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Sindh unanimously adopted a resolution to pay tribute to the political leaders, G.M Syed and Fazil Rahu, for their services while it referred the Societies Registration (Sindh Amendment) Bill, 2015 to relevant standing committee on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Disapprove NAB Amendment Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday adopted a resolution with majority vote to disapprove the National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance 2017, in the absence of Prime Minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the 8th sitting of Senate’s 258th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours…

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