National Assembly Takes Up Constitutional Amendment on Reallocation of Seats among Provinces

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2017: The National Assembly, on Thursday, discussed a proposed constitutional amendment regarding reallocation of the Assembly seats among provinces, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 48th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three…

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Senate Holds Discussion on Powers of State Institutions

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2017: The Senate debated the trichotomy of power among state institutions on Thursday and adopted a report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights on plights of the Rohingya Muslims, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Civil Servants (Amendment) Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2017: The Sindh Assembly, on Thursday, passed the Sindh Civil Servants (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and discussed an Adjournment Motion regarding results of Population and Housing Census, 2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 36th session: Members’…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves 51% Agenda Unaddressed during 32nd Session

Punjab Assembly Leaves 51% Agenda Unaddressed during 32nd Session

Six out of 11 sittings adjourned due to lack of quorum ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2017: The Punjab Assembly left 51% of its scheduled business unaddressed due to low attendance and treasury’s disinterest during 32nd session. The House took up 88 percent bills, 55 percent resolutions, thirty-three discussions and only six percent Adjournment Motions during the proceedings.…

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Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday took up most of its agenda and concluded debate on the recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution Against NAB

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2017: The Sindh Assembly, on Wednesday, adopted a resolution accusing the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of biasness against a sitting MPA of PPPP and recommending uniform treatment for all citizens in the courts, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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Balochistan Assembly Recommends Constituting Provincial Finance Commission

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly adopted two resolutions on Tuesday recommending the government to constitute Provincial Finance Commission and address road safety issues in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session was prorogued after the conclusion of its business. Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (5th) sitting of the Assembly’s 45th session: Members’…

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Senate Discusses Visit of US Foreign Secretary to South Asia

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday debated recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to South Asia in the wake of new US policy, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Passes Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2017: The Senate passed a private member’s bill and adopted four private members’ resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and 10 minutes. The proceedings remained suspended…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Attack on Journalist

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2017: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday condemning the attack on journalist Ahmad Noorani in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th and last sitting of the 32nd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour…

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