Sindh Assembly: Low Attendance Sitting Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued to witness low attendance as the House passed a bill and adopted four resolutions during third sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The sitting started 95 minutes behind the schedule with 59 lawmakers (35%) present…

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National Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed during the 11th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The unaddressed agenda included six legislative bills, three periodic reports of the Standing Committees and two Calling Attention Notices (CANs).  In addition, a Motion of Thanks…

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Senate Sitting Adopts Two Resolutions amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Senate adopted two resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers during sixth sitting of its ongoing session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Sponsored by PkMAP lawmakers, the House adopted a resolution condemning the vacation of slum area (Katchi Abadi) in Sector I-11, Islamabad.…

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Balochistan PA: Two Bills Introduced, Three Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills and adoption of three resolutions during the second sitting of its 20th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 26 lawmakers (40%) present at the start and 13 (20%) at the…

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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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