42% Agenda Left Unaddressed due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2015: The National Assembly left 42 percent agenda unaddressed due to absence of movers on Tuesday during first Private Members’ day of 26th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceeding The National Assembly…

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KP Assembly Takes up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2015: Starting 71 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly took up entire agenda on list of business amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at 1511 hours against its scheduled time of 1400 hours with 36 legislators (29%)…

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NA Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2015: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Monday during second sitting of its 26th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House offered prayers for deceased PPPP lawmaker Makhdoom Amin Fahim. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in…

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Balochistan PA Takes Up 90% Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2015: Starting 50 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan took up 90% of its agenda during its last (6th) sitting of 22nd Session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly…

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ECP’s Weak Enforcement Marks LG Phase 2 Elections

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2015: The second phase of the Local Government elections in 26 districts of Punjab and Sindh have been characterized by illegalities and irregularities amidst weak enforcement and monitoring by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) or its designated officials. The party-based election, however, witnessed an impressive turnout and remained largely peaceful despite fear of violence in some districts, says a press statement issued on Friday.

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KP PA Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2015: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa left its entire agenda unaddressed on Friday during 69th sitting of its 15 session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. The sitting was adjourned due to lack of quorum fifteen minutes after it started. Some key observations of the House…

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NA Takes Up 80% of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2015: The National Assembly addressed eighty percent of its agenda during first sitting of its 26th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also observed a minute of silence to pay tribute to the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding:…

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FAFEN to Observe Second Phase of LG Polls Tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) will observe the second phase of the Local Government elections in 14 districts of Sindh and 12 districts of Punjab on November 19, 2015, says a press statement issued here on Wednesday.

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Balochistan PA: POs Consume 88% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly spent more than two hours on Points of Order during the fifth sitting of its 22nd Session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The rest of the proceeding was consumed by debate on two resolutions that the House adopted. The first resolution sought relaxation in…

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KP Assembly Takes up more than 70% Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2015: With 47 (38%) lawmakers present at the outset and 48 (39%) at the time its adjournment, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly took only 40 minutes to take up 71 percent of its agenda for Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House passed one bill and allowed…

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