Senate Passes Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2017: The Senate passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Tuesday and discussed the political as well as economic situation prevailing in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 268th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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KP Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of 26th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for two hours and 22 minutes. The sitting…

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NA Approves Amendments to Organ Transplant Law

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2017: The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2017 sailed through the National Assembly on Tuesday amid the passage of three resolutions on the Private Members’ Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the…

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National Assembly Discusses Increase in the Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, October 9, 2017: The National Assembly addressed its legislative business and discussed the recent increase in the prices of petroleum products on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 47th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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KP Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, October 9, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly transacted its entire business on Monday while the government presented the KP Public Health (Surveillance and Response) Ordinance, 2017 before the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of 26th session:…

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National Assembly Elects Four Standing Committees

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2017: The National Assembly, on Friday, elected the members of the Standing Committees on Privatization, Narcotics Control, Postal Services and Statistics, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 47th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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National Assembly Amends Elections Act, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2017: The National Assembly passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Thursday, while skipping the regular agenda of the day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The amendment bill will now be sent to the Senate for its passage. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Three Bills Introduced in KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Wednesday witnessed introduction of three bills including the KP Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of 26th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for 57 minutes. The sitting started…

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Chair Directs Govt to Ensure Ministers’ Presence in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2017: The National Assembly addressed the entire agenda on Wednesday, amid directions of the Chair for the government to ensure attendance of ministers during the House proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 47th session:…

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National Assembly Defers Most of Private Members’ Business

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2017: The National Assembly deferred 70% of the private members’ agenda on Tuesday and consumed more than half of the proceedings (52%) in discussing Points of Order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 47th session:…

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