NA Passes Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2017: The National Assembly passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 on Thursday providing for reallocation of the House seats among federating units, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 49th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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FAFEN Cautions against Deviations from Constitutional Framework

Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2017 All federating units must be allocated seats on basis of their population Calls for due diligence in the usage of provisional census results for delimitation ISLAMABAD, November 14, 2017: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has expressed serious concerns over the ongoing efforts to amend the 1973 Constitution seeking deviation from…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Three Private Members’ Resolutions

 ISLAMABAD, November 14, 2017: The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday adopted three Private Members’ resolutions and witnessed the introduction of prohibition of Gutka and Mainpuri bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 10th sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met…

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Sindh Assembly Recommends Lifting Student Union Ban

ISLAMABAD, November 13, 2017: The Sindh Assembly adopted a PPPP lawmaker’s resolution recommending the government to lift ban on student unions, Observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two…

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269th Senate Session: Six Bills, 16 Resolutions Passed

ISLAMABAD, November 10, 2017: The Senate passed six legislative bills and adopted 16 resolutions during the 269th session that continued between October 23, 2017 and November 10, 2017. The session comprising 15 sittings was the longest session of the ongoing (15th) parliamentary year of the Senate. With an average of 12% Senators present at the…

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Sindh Assembly Adjourned without Taking Up Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 10, 2017: The Sindh Assembly’s sitting was adjourned on Friday without transacting its scheduled business in the honor of Chehlum Imam Hussain, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Senate Prorogued Amidst Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, November 10, 2017: The Chairman of the Senate announced prorogation of the 269th session on Friday without taking up the scheduled business due to absence of the concerned ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 15th sitting of Senate’s 269th session:  Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Pays Tribute to Allama Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2017: The Senate on Thursday held debate to pay tribute to national poet and philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal on eve of his 140th birth anniversary, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 14th sitting of the Senate’s 269th session: Members’ Participation…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Three Supplementary Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2017: The Sindh Assembly adopted three supplementary resolutions on Thursday including a resolution paying tribute to national poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal on his 140th birth anniversary, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 7th sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Discusses Reservations over Census Exercise

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2017: The Senate, on Wednesday, held discussion over the reservations expressed by various quarters on the conduct of recently-held population and houses census in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting of the Senate’s 269th session:…

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