Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 12 2015: The Senate continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2015 during 6th sitting of 116th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Seven lawmakers, including two from PTI, followed by one each of PML-N, PPPP, JUI-F,…

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Budget Debate Consumes 75 % of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The National Assembly continued to witness thin attendance of lawmakers on Thursday as a major part of the sitting was consumed in debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by Minister for Finance, the House passed a resolution to condemn the Indian Prime Minister’s statement against Pakistan.

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Senate Resolution Condemns Indian PM’s Statement

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the anti-Pakistan statement of Indian Prime Minister and continued debate on the Finance Bill, 2015 during 5th sitting of 116th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twenty-two lawmakers- PML-N (8), followed by PPPP (4), NP and PML (2 each)…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills and adopted a resolution amid low attendance of lawmakers on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 124 minutes behind the schedule with 72 members (19%) present at the start and 102 (27%) at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions and passed two bills amid thin attendance during first sitting of its 15th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started two hours and 16 minutes behind the schedule with 76 members (20%) present at the start and 34 (9%)…

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16 Lawmakers Take Part in NA Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The National Assembly continued debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16 on Wednesday, as sixteen lawmakers spoke on it for 248 minutes, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Minister for Defence Production, the House passed a resolution to condemn the massacre of Muslims in Burma.

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Senate: Sixteen Lawmakers Debate Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: Sixteen Senators expressed their views on a motion to make recommendations to National Assembly on the Finance Bill, 2015 during 4th sitting of 116th session of the Upper House on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Six lawmakers belonging to PML-N followed by PPPP (4),…

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GBLA Election: Orderly, Peaceful Voting amid Procedural Irregularities

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The election to the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on June 8, 2015 witnessed an impressive turnout of voters in a peaceful and well-managed polling process. However, the vote counting and result consolidation processes were not accessible to independent observers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary observation report on Wednesday.

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Senate Condemns Muslims’ Massacre in Burma

ISLAMABAD, June 09, 2015: The Upper House on Tuesday adopted a resolution to condemn the massacre of Muslims in Burma, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Starting at the scheduled time, the Senate sitting witnessed low attendance of lawmakers as 15 members (14%) were present at the start and…

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National Assembly Starts Debate on Federal Budget 2015-16

ISLAMABAD, June 09, 2015: The National Assembly opened debate on Federal Budget 2015-16 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition spoke for two hours and 35 minutes (155 minutes) followed by MQM Parliamentary leader 69 minutes,…

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