Punjab Assembly Skips Agenda due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2017: The Punjab Assembly could not take up the legislative business set for Monday’s sitting due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 31st session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour…

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Fifth NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2017: Less interest of lawmakers in the proceedings of the National Assembly led to early adjournment of the sitting for fifth consecutive time on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for 56 minutes. The sitting…

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Illegal Canvassing, Bar on Observers Reported from NA-120

Illegal Canvassing, Bar on Observers Reported from NA-120

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2017: Though Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) managed to control illegal campaigning and canvassing around the majority of polling stations during the by-election in NA-120 Lahore-III, Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) reports that its observers witnessed party camps at one-fourth and provision of transport by candidates around one-third of observed polling stations.

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Balochistan Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, September 16, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted entire business appearing on Orders of the Day in absence of the Speaker on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 44th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and…

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ECP Vigilance, Violations of Code of Conduct Mark NA-120 Campaign

ECP Vigilance, Violations of Code of Conduct Mark NA-120 Campaign

ISLAMABAD September 15, 2017: Violations of Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) code of conduct by contesting parties, allegations on PML-N of use of state machinery by the opposing candidates and ECP’s continued vigilance in terms of taking notices of complaints remained the key highlights of FAFEN’s observation of competitive and intense campaign period ahead of NA-120 by-election.

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Senate Discusses Private Schools’ Fee Raise, Building Regulations

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2017: The Senate took up two Calling Attention Notices on Friday regarding recent increase in the tuition fees of private educational institutions and violation of building regulations in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of 267th  session:  Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Lack of Quorum Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2017: The fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 31st session was adjourned due to lack of quorum without taking up its regular business on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the Friday’s sitting: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Lack of Quorum Persists in National Assembly for Fourth Day

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2017: The fifth sitting of the ongoing session of the National Assembly was adjourned for the fourth consecutive day on Friday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly transacted most of the business appearing on the Orders of the Day on Thursday including adoption of two resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 44th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for an hour and…

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Chairman Adjourns Senate Sitting Over Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The Chairman adjourned the Senate sitting on Thursday without addressing most of the scheduled business due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of Senate’s 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for an…

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