National Assembly: Eight Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: The National Assembly continued discussion on the Budget 2017-18 during 10th sitting its 43rd session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 29 minutes. The sitting started at 1143 hours against the…

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Senate Discusses AM, Chairman Accepts Withdrawal of Hashmi’s Resignation

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: The Chairman Senate on Wednesday announced to accept withdrawal of Senator Nehal Hashmi’s resignation and the House debated disappearance of retired army officer in Nepal, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chairman Senate gave his ruling about resignation of Senator Nehal Hashmi. He announced to…

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Budget Debate Consumes 97% of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in the debate on the federal budget 2017-18 on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 9th sitting of National Assembly’s 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Senate Discusses Budget, Census Team Firing Incident at Chaman

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday continued discussion on the Federal Budget 2017-18 and debated the incident of firing by Afghan Security Forces on the census team at Chaman border, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 8th sitting of 263rd session:…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Amidst Lack of Quorum, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: Twelve lawmakers participated in the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amidst lack of quorum and walkouts by treasury and opposition lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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Sindh Assembly Witnesses Presentation of Finance Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Provincial Government presented the Sindh Finance Bill, 2017 in the Assembly along with the Budget Statement for 2017-18 and the Supplementary Budget Statement for 2016-17 amidst opposition’s protest on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the…

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National Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The opposition parties in the National Assembly continued the boycott of the Budget session’s proceedings for fifth consecutive sitting on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Begins General Discussion on Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Punjab Assembly inaugurated the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four hours and three minutes. The sitting started at…

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Senate Continues Budget Debate, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Senate on Monday transacted its entire business while continuing the discussion on the Federal Budget 2017-18, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 7th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 23 minutes.…

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Government Presents Finance Bill 2017 in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The provincial government presented the Finance Bill, 2017 in the Punjab Assembly on Friday along with the Annual Budget Statement for 2017-18 and the Supplementary Budget Statement for 2016-17 amidst opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting…

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