Lack of Quorum Persists in Punjab PA

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2016: The Punjab Assembly took up an Adjournment Motion on FAFEN’s report about corruption while discussion on a government report was delayed again on Friday due to lack of quorum during sixth sitting of 21st session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’…

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High incidence of violations observed in PK-08 Peshawar by-poll

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2016: Impressive number of people turned out to vote in PK-08 Peshawar-VIII by-election on Thursday held amid stringent security arrangements. Deviation from polling schemes, suspicious voting patterns at some polling stations and illegal canvassing around polling stations were some key highlights of election that followed an active campaigning period. Although heavy security…

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Senate Discusses US-Pakistan F-16 Deal

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2016: The Senate on Thursday discussed US-Pak F-16 deal during the 4th sitting of its ongoing 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following an Adjournment Motion (AM), the House discussed the withdrawal of proposed subsidy on sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by the United States Administration.  Ten lawmakers,…

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NA Passes Two Govt Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2016: The National Assembly passed two government bills on Thursday during fourth sitting of 32nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The National Assembly met for two hours and 19 minutes. The proceeding remained suspended for 52…

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Balochistan PA Leaves Most of Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Thursday left most of its agenda unaddressed amid walkout by the opposition parties during fourth sitting of its 28th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly met for 65 minutes. The sitting started at 1635…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Disrupted by Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not hold discussion on a report due to lack of quorum on Thursday during fifth sitting of 21st session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and…

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Two Ordinances Laid in Senate

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2016: The third sitting of 248th session of Senate witnessed presentation of two Ordinances on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for an hour and 59 minutes. . The…

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NA Passes Three Govt Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2016: The National Assembly passed three government bills on Wednesday during the third sitting of 32nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The National Assembly met for two hours and 59 minutes. The proceeding remained suspended for…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2016: The Punjab Assembly witnessed introduction of an ordinance and a bill and adopted a supplementary resolution on Wednesday during fourth sitting of 21st session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for an hour…

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Senate Debates Mismanagement of Affairs in PCB

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2016: The Senate debated an adjournment motion about the mismanagement of affairs in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) during second sitting its 248th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Other agenda items including two Calling Attention Notices (CANs) and consideration of admissibility of three adjournment motions were dropped due…

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