Sindh Assembly: 11 Lawmakers Take Part in Pre-Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2019: The pre-budget debate in the Sindh Assembly continued on Wednesday and eleven lawmakers participated in it, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 41st sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and…

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Govt Introduces Child Protection Bill in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2019: The National Assembly held first reading of a government-sponsored bill aimed at curbing criminal activities against children and referred it to the Standing Committee on Human Rights for a thorough review, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Punjab Assembly Amends Rules Amidst Protest

ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab amended its Rules of Procedure on Wednesday to constitute a dedicated Public Accounts Committee for the Local Governments, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Sindh Assembly Resumes Pre-Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh resumed the pre-budget discussion on Tuesday with five lawmakers taking part in it, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 40th sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The House met for two…

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KP Assembly Amends Land Acquisition Law

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2019: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed the KP Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Tuesday while the government introduced an amendment to the KP Local Government Act, 2013 in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 17th sitting of the…

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Nine Private Members’ Bills Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2019: The National Assembly witnessed the introduction of nine private members’ bills, which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Private Member’s Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab did not address the private members’ resolutions on Tuesday amidst absence of the concerned ministers and the lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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NA Takes up Most of Agenda, Condemns Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2019: The National Assembly took up most of its agenda and unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn terror attacks in Sri Lanka, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Punjab Assembly Transacts Legislative Business

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab referred seven legislative proposals including the Punjab Local Government Bill 2019 to the standing committees on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Sindh Assembly Condemns Terrorism in Balochistan, Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously adopted four resolutions condemning the incidents of terrorism in Balochistan and Sri Lanka, and death of a child in Karachi due to medical negligence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 39th sitting…

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