Punjab Assembly Condemns Indian Atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Session Prorogued after completion of 100 mandatory working days ISLAMABAD, May 29, 2017: The Punjab Assembly’s 29th session was prorogued on Monday after completing 100 mandatory working days of the fourth parliamentary year, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also adopted a supplementary resolution to condemn Indian atrocities in the Occupied Kashmir.…

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Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2017 in Senate on Friday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of proceedings of first sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The…

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Government Introduces Finance Bill, 2017 in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The federal government presented the Finance Bill, 2017 in the National Assembly on Friday along with the Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2016-17 and Excess Demands for Grants for financial years 1998-99 and 2003-04, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Lack of Quorum Persists in Punjab Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The lack of quorum persisted during sixth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 29th session, as the proceedings had to be adjourned earlier again on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of today’s proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 43 minutes…

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KP Assembly Takes Up Heavy Legislative Agenda

Keeps on suspending rules to adopt resolutions Less oversight of executive as 53% questions lapsed due to absence of movers and ministers Chief Minister attends three sittings ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly took up heavy legislative agenda during 14-sitting session held between April 11, 2017 and May 23, 2017. It passed…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2017: The fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 29th session could not hold discussion on agriculture and food due to lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of today’s proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 14 minutes while…

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NA Passes Companies Bill, 2017, Refers Three Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2017: The National Assembly approved the amendments made in the Companies Bill, 2017 by the Senate and referred three bills to the relevant standing committees on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation…

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Assembly Ratifies Army Deployment along CPEC Projects in Punjab

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2017: The Punjab Assembly ratified the deployment of armed forces in the province for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and extended validity of seven ordinances as well as passed three bills on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting…

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KP Assembly Passes Five Bills, Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Tuesday passed five bills during 14th (last) sitting of its 24th session, says Free and Fair Election Network. The Speaker orally presented the performance of the House over completion of 100 days of 4th parliamentary year. Following are some key observations of the sitting: Members’…

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Balochistan Assembly Condoles Death of PkMAP Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution expressing condolence over the demise of PkMAP lawmaker Abdul Rahim Mandokhail, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. Following are key observations of proceedings during the first and only sitting of the Assembly’s requisitioned (41st) session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met…

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