KP Assembly Invites FAFEN to Brief Committee on Model Rules

PESHAWAR, November 16, 2016: The Members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly have acknowledged the need for improvement in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the provincial assembly as a prerequisite to improve assembly’s functions of legislation and executive oversight, says a press release issued by the Free and Fair Election Network…

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Sindh Assembly Pays Tribute to Bhittai, Guru Nanak and Badar

ISLAMABAD, November 14, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted three supplementary resolutions paying tribute to Sufi Scholar Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, founder of Sikhism, Baba Guru Nanak and senior PPP lawmaker Jahangir Badar on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first…

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Balochistan Lawmakers Demand Blue Passport, Residential Lodges

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2016: The Balochistan Assembly adopted two resolutions in the absence of Chief Minister on Saturday, urging the government to provide blue passports to the provincial lawmakers and build residential lodges for them, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (5th)…

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Balochistan Speaker Appreciates FAFEN’s Efforts to Regulate Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2016: Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly Ms. Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani has appreciated the efforts of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) for parliamentary reforms that are aimed at improving the performance of elected institutions in their basic functions of legislation and executive oversight. At a meeting with FAFEN’s team at…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, November 10, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted four resolutions on various issues on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 59 minutes. The sitting started…

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Balochistan PA Passes Child Protection Bill

Amendment moved to include ‘Zero Hour’ in Rules    ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Monday passed the Balochistan Child Protection Bill, 2015 and discussed the measures taken by security agencies after terrorist attack on the Police Training Center, Quetta, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following…

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One-Day Senate Session Discusses Political Situation

ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2016: The Senators discussed the political situation in the country during one day session requisitioned by the Opposition on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also adopted three resolutions condemning the Quetta incident and condoling the deaths of former Senators Syed Qammar-uz-Zaman Shah and…

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Balochistan Assembly Calls for Setting up Health, Education Commissions  

ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan unanimously adopted two resolutions urging the government to establish health and education commissions for province on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met…

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FAFEN Lauds Balochistan Assembly’s Move to Amend Rules of Procedure

ISLAMABAD, November 3, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has welcomed the Balochistan government’s initiative to amend the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the Balochistan Assembly, which provides for the Calling Attention Notices. Currently, Balochistan is the only province where assembly rules do not permit the Members of the Provincial Assembly…

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Balochistan Assembly Takes Step to Amend Rules of Procedure

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted its entire business and referred an amendment to the Rules of Procedure of Assembly regarding insertion of new section of Calling Attention Notice to the relevant standing committee on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of…

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