Rumpus in Sindh Assembly Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Sindh Assembly left most of its agenda unaddressed owing to heated argument between treasury and the opposition during second sitting of its 21st session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The Speaker announced the suspension of proceedings for ten minutes following MQM lawmakers’ protest…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill 2015 during the first sitting of its 20th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 20 minutes behind the schedule with 30 lawmakers (46%) present at the start and 31 (48%) at the time of…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution against MQM Chief’s Statement

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The first sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 21st session on Friday was marked by unanimous adoption of a resolution against the controversial statements by MQM Chief regarding the national defense and security institutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A joint resolution was tabled by members of PTI, PML-N and…

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Low Attendance Persists in Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: Low attendance persisted in the fifth sitting of the ongoing session  of Upper House on Friday as only 13 (12%) lawmakers were present at the outset and 38 (37%) at the time of adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The House admitted an Adjournment Motion…

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National Assembly: 15 Reports Presented amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The House witnessed the presentation of 15 Standing Committees’ Periodic Reports amidst low attendance of lawmakers as only 17 (5%) members were present at the start while 44 (13%) at the time of adjournment of the 10th sitting, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Periodic reports…

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Senate Commemorates its Founding Day

ISLAMABAD, August 6, 2015: The Senate held special discussion on Thursday to commemorate its 42nd founding day, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The Senate of Pakistan was constituted after the promulgation of the 1973 Constitution which was bicameral in nature. Khan Habibullah Khan was appointed as the first Chairman…

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MQM, JUI-F Withdraw Motions to Deseat PTI Members

ISLAMABAD, August 6, 2015: MQM and JUI-F lawmakers withdrew their motions under rule 44 to deseat 28 PTI lawmakers for their absence without leave from the Lower House for forty consecutive days of its sittings, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. The sitting started 85 minutes behind…

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Low Attendance Senate Sitting Debates Demolition of I-11 Slum

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2015: The Senate on Wednesday discussed an adjournment regarding demolition of slum area in sector I-11 Islamabad amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting started at 1502 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours with sixteen (15%) lawmakers present the…

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National Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2015: The National Assembly passed three bills amidst low attendance of lawmakers during the 8th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 20 minutes behind the schedule with 28 legislators (8%) present at the start and 157…

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Senate Passes Four Bills amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 4, 2015: The Upper House of the Parliament passed four bills to regulate the national economy, as it continued to face low attendance during the second sitting on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting started at the scheduled time of 1500 hours and lasted four…

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