Parliament, Provincial Assemblies Elect 13th President

ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2018: The federal and provincial lawmakers voted to elect the 13th President of Pakistan on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Factsheet. The election took place at the meetings of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and the four provincial assemblies under the Article 41 (4) and the procedure provided in the…

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Senate Defers Agenda to Debate Rigging in GE-2018

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, September 3, 2018: The Senate deferred agenda on Private Member’s Day to debate the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018 on Monday which could not be initiated in the previous two sittings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the last…

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Senate Again Drops Discussion on Rigging in General Elections

 ISLAMABAD, August 31, 2018: The Senate on Friday transacted most of its business but again deferred debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Chair admitted an Adjournment Motion (AM) in the previous sitting for debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections, 2018…

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Senate Defers Debate on Rigging in GE-2018

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2018: The Senate deferred the debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018 on Thursday due to absence of the government ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of 281st session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2018: The Senate was adjourned on Wednesday due to lack of quorum leaving most of the agenda unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the third sitting of 281st session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and eight minutes while…

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Senate Condemns Blasphemous Content on Internet

ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday took up its entire agenda and also condemned circulation of blasphemous content about religious personalities on internet, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 281st session: Members’ Participation The…

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PM’s Maiden Speech Sets the Tone for Govt Priorities

Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Senate Sitting ISLAMABAD, August 27, 2018: The Prime Minister in his maiden speech in the Senate on Monday emphasized the need for tax reforms and vowed to take up the sensitive issue of blasphemous caricatures at the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the United Nations Forum to highlight…

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Senate Session Prorogued after Debate on Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, July 21, 2018: The Senate on Saturday concluded debate on a Motion under Rule 218 regarding political situation in the country ahead of general elections on July 25, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of last (2nd) sitting of 280th session requisitioned by…

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Requisitioned Senate Session Discusses Political Situation in Country

ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2018: The Senate held discussion on a Motion under Rule 218 regarding prevailing law and order and political situation in the country on Friday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of first sitting of 280th session requisitioned by the treasury lawmakers:…

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Senate Condemns Terror Attack in Mastung

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, July 16, 2018: The Upper House on Monday adopted a resolution to condemn the terrorist attack in Mastunq which claimed around 150 lives and left hundreds of people badly injured, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth (last)…

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