Senate Eulogizes Services of Jehangir Badar, Haji Adeel

ISLAMABAD, November 18, 2016: The House of Federation on Friday adopted two resolutions to pay tribute and express grief over the demise of former lawmakers Jehangir Badar (PPP) and Haji Adeel (ANP), says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 255th session: Members’…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, November 18, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted its entire business appearing on the ‘Orders of the Day’ on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for an hour and…

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Points of Order Consume 60 percent of NA’s Sitting

ISLAMABAD, November 18, 2016: The National Assembly consumed more than three-fifth of the sitting’s time on Points of Orders (POs) during first sitting of its 37th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House business: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and…

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Turkish President Addresses Joint Session of Parliament for Third Time

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2016: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan became the first foreign dignitary to address the Joint Session of Parliament for the third time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Joint Session started on Thursday with the national anthems of both the countries. The Turkish President addressed the…

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Sindh Lawmakers Await Consideration of Amendments to Rules

KARACHI, November 17, 2016: As many as 37 amendments to the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the Sindh Assembly are awaiting the consideration of the House, said Members of the Sindh Assembly at a meeting organized by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) here on Thursday. At the meeting of the…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Most of Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed one bill and adopted three resolutions while most of the Private Members’ agenda remained unaddressed on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly…

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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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