Sindh PA Adopts Resolution to Condemn Charsadda Attack

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University Charsadda during fourth sitting of its ongoing 23rd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2016: The Senate took up entire agenda amid low attendance of lawmakers during last sitting of 123rd Session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for two hours and 22 minutes. The sitting started three minutes…

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Ministerial Absence Halts Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2016: The absence of Ministers in the Senate led to the suspension of the proceeding for 29 minutes during 9th sitting of ongoing 123rd Session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Chair directed to suspend the proceeding at 1503 hours till the presence of Ministers in the House…

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NA Passes Six Govt Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2016: The National Assembly passed six government bills with majority vote on Thursday during fifteenth and last sitting of 28th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The National Assembly met for five hours and 38 minutes.…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Condemn Charsadda Attack

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2016: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday to condemn terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University Charsadda, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for 4 hours and 31 minutes. The sitting started at its scheduled time…

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NA Defers Agenda after Charsadda Attack

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2016: The National Assembly deferred its most of agenda to discuss the attack on Bacha Khan University Charsadda on Wednesday during fourteenth sitting of 28th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The National Assembly met for…

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Debate on AM Consumes 63 % of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2016: The Senate consumed major part of sitting on Tuesday in debate on an adjournment motion (AM) about concern of two provinces on route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for…

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Sindh PA Passes One Bill, Adopts Five Resolutions 

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2016: Starting 64 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed one bill and adopted five private resolutions during third sitting of its 23rd session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings…

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NA Leaves Half of Private Members’ Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2016: The National Assembly took up only half of the agenda items appearing on Orders of the Day on Tuesday during thirteenth sitting of 28th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was third private members day of the ongoing session. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding:…

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NA-218 By-Election: Chronic Irregularities Persist Despite Better Administration

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2016: Better administrative and security arrangements marked relatively peaceful and low-turnout by-election in NA-218 (Matiari), said FAFEN’s Preliminary Observation Report on Monday. FAFEN observers documented a total of 454 violations of law, regulations and code of conduct at 139 polling stations observed, averaging 3.3 violations per polling station. This average is lower than the last two by-elections held in Punjab i.e. PP-89 TT Singh with 4.3 violations per polling station and NA-154 Lodhran with 3.5 violations per polling station.

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