Punjab PA Continues Pre-Budget Discussion, Defers Four Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of the Punjab continued pre-budget discussion amidst absence of the Speaker and the Leader of the House, and deferred four Adjournment Motions on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Skips Agenda to Discuss Haqqani Issue

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Wednesday and instead discussed matters related to the article of former ambassador Hussain Haqqani regarding his role in issuing visas to Americans, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The issue of quorum persisted even today, as the…

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National Assembly passes Private Members’ Bill and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2017: The National Assembly approved a bill and three resolutions moved by Private Members on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 40 minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Defers Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions while deferred two bills appearing on the agenda due to absence of relevant lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two…

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National Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The National Assembly on Monday addressed the entire agenda on the Orders of the Day amid suspension of proceedings for some time due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation…

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Punjab Assembly amends Private Educational Institutions Law

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation) (Amendment) Bill 2017 and continued Pre-Budget discussion on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for three hours…

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Government opposes Private Members’ Bill, Resolution in Senate

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Senate witnessed adoption of a Private Member’s resolution and introduction of a constitutional amendment bill amid treasury’s opposition on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 260th session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Balochistan Assembly Calls For Adding Separate Box for Special Persons in Census Form

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Monday adopted a resolution urging the government to add a separate box for special persons in the census form, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also held general discussion to observe International Commonwealth Day,…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Right to Information Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously passed the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill, 2016 with amendments recommended by the Select Committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. The session was prorogued on completion of its business. Following are key observations of the…

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100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

100% Women Participation in Balochistan Assembly Business

No female representation in Provincial Cabinet Quetta, March 12, 2017: The women lawmakers contributed 16% agenda of Balochistan Assembly during last 44 months while all women lawmakers participated in the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Sunday in a report on Performance of Balochistan Assembly’s Women Legislators during the period between June…

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