FAFEN Calls for Establishment of Sindh Information Commission

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2017: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has urged the Provincial Government of Sindh to establish the Sindh Information Commission at the earliest as four months have lapsed since the enactment of the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016. FAFEN, in a statement released on Thursday, stated that under…

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35th Session: Sindh PA Passes Six Bills, Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, August 1, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed six government bills and adopted four resolutions during 35th session that comprised six sittings held between July 24, 2017 and July 31, 2017. The approved legislation included the Sindh Accountability Bill, 2017, the Sindh Removal from Service (Special Powers) (Repeal) Bill, 2017, the Sindh Forensic…

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Provincial Assembly Amends Sindh Differently Able Persons Law

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, July 31, 2017: The Sindh Assembly unanimously passed the Sindh Differently Able Persons (Employment, Rehabilitation and Welfare) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the last (6th) sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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Sindh Assembly Meets for Just Two Minutes

ISLAMABAD, July 28, 2017: The Sindh Assembly met for only two minutes on Friday as the Speaker adjourned the sitting due to less attendance of the lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. It was the second shortest sitting of the incumbent House as the shortest-ever sitting was held on February…

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Sindh Assembly Passes the Forensic Science Agency Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Forensic Science Agency Bill, 2017 on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 34 minutes.…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Accountability Bill Amidst Opposition’s Walkout

ISLAMABAD, July 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Accountability Bill, 2017 with majority vote, while the opposition staged a walkout against the passage of the bill, on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution Seeking PM’s resignation

ISLAMABAD, July 25, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a Private Member’s resolution demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister in the absence of Leader of the House and the Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Reapproves Bills Returned by Governor

ISLAMABAD, July 24, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh reconsidered two bills returned by the Governor and passed them again without any amendment, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The Speaker administered the oath of membership to the newly-elected PPPP lawmaker from PS-114. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Bill to Repeal National Accountability Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, July 3, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed three government bills on Monday including the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 Sindh Repeal Bill, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of the 34th session:  Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Sindh Assembly: 60% Lawmakers Contribute to Budget Debate

PPPP Government presents 10th consecutive budget in Sindh Eight female, 60 male members remain silent during budget discussion ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2017: Nearly 60% of the lawmakers contributed to the budget debate during the Sindh Assembly’s 33rd session, as compared to the legislators of the Provincial Assemblies of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where this…

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