Opposition Continues Boycott of Budget Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The National Assembly on Friday resumed the general discussion on Budget 2017-2018 amid walkout of the opposition parties for not airing their budget speeches on the state-run television, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 43rd session: Members’…

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Debate on Finance Bill Consumes 56% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The Senate continued the discussion on Finance Bill, 2017 consuming 61 minutes of the proceedings on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during 6th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 49…

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Senate Takes Up Islamic Military Alliance Issue

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The Senate of Pakistan took up Calling Attention Notices regarding Islamic Military Alliance and Indian role in Afghanistan while continuing the discussion on Budget 2017-18, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 5th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The…

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President Addresses Parliament Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the fifth and parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Article 56 (3) of the Constitution requires the President…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2017: The Senate of Pakistan continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 4th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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NA Resumes Budget Discussion amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2017: The National Assembly resumed general discussion on Budget 2017-2018 amid boycott of the opposition parties for not telecasting their speech on Pakistan Television, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Senate Takes Up Budget Discussion, Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2017: The Senate continued discussion on the Finance Bill 2017 while also transacting its regular business on Tuesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and one minute. The…

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Budget Discussion Continues in NA Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2017: Six lawmakers participated in the general discussion on the Budget 2017-2018 in the National Assembly while the opposition parties again walked out over speeches’ telecast issue on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 43rd…

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NA Begins Budget Debate amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The National Assembly, on Monday, began the general discussion on the Budget 2017-2018 while the opposition parties protested against government’s refusal to telecast the discussion live, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’…

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Senate Begins Discussion on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 29, 2017: The House of Federation began discussion on the Finance Bill 2017 and transacted the entire business appearing on the Orders of the Day on Monday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of second sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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