Sindh PA Leaves Most of Private Members’ Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, March 28, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Tuesday left 23 motions seeking amendments in Assembly Rules of Procedure and four motions on matters of public importance unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 31st session:…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Bills, As Many Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 27, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed two government bills and adopted as many resolutions while the government introduced five new bills as well on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 31st session: Members’…

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Dutch Ambassador Inaugurates Women’s Action for Better Workplaces Project

ISLAMABAD, March 27, 2017: Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pakistan H.E. Jeannette Seppen on Monday inaugurated a unique Women’s Action for Better Workplaces Project that seeks to improve the working conditions of women in public and private sectors as well as advocate for gender sensitive labour laws in the country. Funded by…

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Ziarat By-election Records Low Incidence of Violations

Ziarat By-election Records Low Incidence of Violations

ISLAMABAD, March 26, 2017: By-election on a Balochistan Assembly constituency in Ziarat (PB-07) on Sunday was observed to be managed well in terms of control over campaigning around polling stations and procedural irregularities. While party camps around polling stations was a rare scene in the constituency, election administrators, however, could not control over unchecked provision…

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NA Passes Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2017

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2017: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed two government bills, including the Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2017, before the session was prorogued sine die, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 40th session: Members’…

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Senate Approves Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill

Postpones Vote on 28th Constitutional Amendment Bill Prime Minister Attends Sitting After Almost Two Years ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday passed the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and postponed approval of 28th Constitutional amendment bill due to lack of required votes, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Prime…

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NA Passes Military Courts Legislation with Majority Vote

ISLAMABAD, March 21, 2017: The National Assembly (NA) passed two government bills, including a Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to the revival of military courts and adopted a resolution to set up a parliamentary committee for the oversight of these courts, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations…

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Senate Takes Up Entire Agenda; Discusses Haqqani Issue

ISLAMABAD, March 21, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire regular agenda and discussed the article of former ambassador to the United States for providing facilitation to CIA agents, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 12th sitting of the 260th…

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National Assembly Debates Constitutional Amendment on Military Courts

ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2017: The National Assembly debated the Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to military courts on Monday while deferring its consideration and passage for a later sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Senate Adopts Two Resolutions, Discusses PSB Role in Promoting Sports

ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2017: The Senate on Monday adopted two resolutions and discussed the role of Pakistan Sports Board in promotion of sports, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th sitting of the 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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