Lack of Resources Hinders Use of RTS in NA-260 By-Election

Lack of Resources Hinders Use of RTS in NA-260 By-Election

ISLAMABAD, July 15, 2017: Low turnout and procedural irregularities were observed in the by-election held in Pakistan’s second largest National Assembly constituency NA-260 (Quetta-cum-Chagai-cum-Nushki), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report on Saturday. The NA-260 by-election registered a marked improvement in terms of greater access of observers to polling stations and the…

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FAFEN to observe NA-260 By-Election being held tomorrow

ISLAMABAD July 14, 2017: Pakistan’s second largest constituency NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chagai-Cum-Nushki is all set for the by-election on a National Assembly seat on July 15, 2017. The seat has fallen vacant after the death of Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Abdul Rahim Mandokhail on May 20, 2017. Mr Mandokhail had won the General Elections 2013…

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PS-114 by-election brings back Karachi voters

PS-114 by-election brings back Karachi voters

ISLAMABAD, July 9, 2017: Sporadic incidents of electoral irregularities in a politically tense but generally peaceful PS-114 (Karachi-XXVI) by-election indicated at improved enforcement of electoral regulations by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) with the security assistance by Rangers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released here on Sunday. An intense election campaign…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Bill to Repeal National Accountability Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, July 3, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed three government bills on Monday including the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 Sindh Repeal Bill, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of the 34th session:  Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Balochistan Assembly Meets for Five Minutes

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed one of its shortest sittings on Thursday when it met for five minutes in the presence of thirty-five lawmakers, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during last (6th) sitting of the…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Finance Bill, Approves 58 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Wednesday passed the Balochistan Finance Bill, 2017 and approved 58 demands for grants, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 5th sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for three hours…

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Balochistan Assembly Continues Discussion on Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly resumed general discussion on the Provincial budget 2017-18 on Tuesday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 38 minutes. The sitting started…

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Sindh Assembly: 60% Lawmakers Contribute to Budget Debate

Sindh Assembly: 60% Lawmakers Contribute to Budget Debate

PPPP Government presents 10th consecutive budget in Sindh Eight female, 60 male members remain silent during budget discussion ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2017: Nearly 60% of the lawmakers contributed to the budget debate during the Sindh Assembly’s 33rd session, as compared to the legislators of the Provincial Assemblies of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where this…

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Balochistan Assembly:10 Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly continued general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amid opposition’s walkout over differences with the Leader of the House, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan…

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Balochistan Assembly: Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly opened debate on the Provincial Budget 2017-18 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Sunday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met…

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