KP Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted three resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 64th sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at the scheduled time of 1500 hours with 18 lawmakers (15%) present at the start and 40 (32%) at…

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Balochistan PA: Half of Questions Deferred due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly could not take up half of the questions on its agenda as relevant movers were not present for the sitting on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started five minutes behind the schedule with 26 (40%) lawmakers present at the start and 23 (35%)…

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Senate Adopts Five Resolutions during its First Sitting

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2015: Senate adopted five resolution during the first sitting of its 120th session which started right on the scheduled time, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House witnessed low attendance with only 16 (15%) legislators present at the start and 22 (21%) at the time of sitting’s…

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KP Assembly Passes One Bill amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed one bill during the 63rd sitting of its ongoing 15th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 38 minutes behind the schedule with 45 lawmakers (36%) present at the start and 55 (44%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers during the second sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 30 minutes behind the schedule with 20 lawmakers (31%) present at the start and 28 (43%) at the time…

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KP Assembly: Four Bills Introduced, One Resolution Adopted

ISLAMABAD, October 2, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly witnessed introduction of four bills and adopted one resolution during the 62nd sitting of 15th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The bills introduced in the House included the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Civil Servants (Amendment) Bill 2015, the Provincial Services Academy (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Defense Housing Authority Bill

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed Defense Housing Authority Quetta Bill, 2015 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the first sitting of its 21st session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House adopted a resolution to express condolence over tragic Hajj Stampede which claimed hundreds of lives, while another…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 119th Session Report

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2015: The 119th session of Senate was marked by low attendance of lawmakers during all five sittings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session started on September 14 and was prorogued sine die on September 18, 2015 with almost all the sittings starting on scheduled time. On average, each sitting lasted three hours and 24 minutes with 19 (18%) lawmakers present at the outset and 26 (25%) at the time of adjournment.

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Low Attendance Persists in Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2015: The Senate continued to witness low attendance as only 12 (11%) legislators were present at the start and 24 (23%) at the time of adjournment during the last sitting of its 119th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The quorum was visibly lacking during…

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Points of Order Consume Two-Fifths of Senate’s Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2015: The Senate continued to witness thin attendance of lawmakers during its sitting on Thursday as Points of Order (POs) consumed more than two-fifths (43%) of sitting’s time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Only 15 lawmakers (14%) were present at the outset and 20 (19%) at the time of adjournment.…

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