Punjab Assembly Condemns Myanmar Violence, US Policy on Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted two supplementary resolutions on Monday condemning the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the new policy of the United States of America regarding Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 31st session:…

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Senate Extends Time for Committee Report on Elections Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The Senate granted a week’s extension to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for presentation of its report on the Elections Bill, 2017 which was due on Monday (today), observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the first…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

Leader of the House remains absent throughout 43rd session Points of Order consume eight percent of the proceedings Deputy Speaker office lying vacant since December 2015 ISLAMABAD, 31 August 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted six resolutions and passed two government bills during four-sitting session held between August 22 and August 30, 2017, observes…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes One Bill

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2017: The Provincial Assembly passed the Balochistan Commission on the Status of Women Bill, 2017 and adopted three resolutions amid absence of the Leader of the House and the Opposition Leader on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (fourth)…

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Senate Takes Up Heavy Agenda; Rejects US Statements about Pakistan

Passes Right of Access to Information Bill during 266th Session Elections Bill 2017 referred to Committee; Report likely to be presented on Sept 11, 2017 PM holds in-camera briefing on Tethyan Copper Company’s case ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2017: The Senate took up heavy agenda during its 266th session, by passing six bills, adopting nine resolutions and referring 25 bills,…

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National Assembly Rejects US Statements about Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2017: The National Assembly adopted a supplementary resolution on Wednesday, rejecting the statements of US President and its Commander in Afghanistan about Pakistan’s efforts in war against terror, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second and last sitting of…

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Senate Adopts Committee’s Report on US Afghan-South Asia Policy

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2017: The Senate adopted a report of the Committee of the Whole regarding preparation of policy guidelines in light of US President’s Afghan-South Asia policy statement during last sitting of the 266th session on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PTI Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2017: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Tuesday to condole the death of PTI lawmaker Gulzar Khan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 45th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour…

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Balochistan PA Passes Mass Transit Authority Bill, Adopts a Resolution

ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Mass Transit Authority Bill, 2017 and adopted a resolution for provision of natural gas to District Harnai, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Refers One Bill to Committee

ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2017: The Senate on Monday adopted four resolutions and witnessed introduction of a bill which was referred to the relevant committee for further consideration, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the sixth sitting of 266th session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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