Pre-Budget Discussion Continues in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 8, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab continued pre-budget discussion during the 8th sitting of its ongoing 20th session on Friday that consumed 48% (67 minutes) of the sitting time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceeding The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and…

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National Assembly Holds Discussion on Panama Leaks 

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2016: The National Assembly on Thursday held discussion on Panama Leaks during first sitting of its 31st session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The National Assembly did not take up any of the agenda item which included introduction of two bills, consideration of two other bills, presentation of a report…

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Improved ECP Enforcement Witnessed in Karachi By-Elections

KARACHI, April 7, 2016: People went to a peaceful election held in two constituencies of Karachi amid heavy presence of security forces and an unusually assertive Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seen to be enforcing the election rules, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its election observation report on Thursday. However, procedural irregularities…

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Balochistan PA Defers Two Resolutions due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted one resolution and deferred two others amid low attendance of lawmakers during fifth sitting of its ongoing 27th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly met for 63 minutes.…

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Punjab PA: Pre-Budget Debate Consumes 57 Percent of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2016: Starting 57 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Punjab Assembly on Thursday held pre-budget discussion for 57% (138 minutes) of the sitting time, say Free and Fair Election Network. The sitting started at 1057 hours against its scheduled time of 1000 hours with 10 legislators (3%) present at the start and…

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Punjab PA Adopts Resolution amid Opposition’s Walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2016: The Punjab Assembly adopted a government resolution in the absence of the Opposition lawmakers on Wednesday during sixth sitting of its 20th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for three hours…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted its entire business appearing on the ‘Orders of the Day’ during the fourth sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 5, 2016: The Punjab Assembly passed two private members’ resolutions on Tuesday during fifth sitting of its 20th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 51 minutes. The sitting started…

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Balochistan Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, April 4, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan transacted its entire business appearing on the ‘Order of the Day’ on Monday during fourth sitting of its 27th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and…

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Punjab PA Witnesses Walkout, Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 4, 2016: The Punjab Assembly witnessed walkout by Opposition and suspension of the proceeding due to lack of quorum on Monday during 4th sitting of its 20th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for three hours…

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