Sindh Assembly Greets Zimbabwean Cricket Team

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Sindh Assembly during 16th sitting of its ongoing session on Tuesday adopted a resolution to greet the Zimbabwean cricket team on its historic visit to Pakistan, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The cricket team of Zimbabwe is visiting Lahore after a gap of six…

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Sindh Assembly: Pre-Budget Debate Continues amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued its pre-budget debate on Monday amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 66 minutes behind the schedule with 35 lawmakers (21%) present at the start and 58 (35%) at the time of adjournment. However, only 14 members…

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Sindh Assembly Condemns Karachi Bus Attack

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2015: The Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn the sectarian attack at Safoora Chowk in Karachi that killed nearly 45 people belonging to the Ismaili community earlier this week, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House deferred the pre-budget debate to discuss the resolution as the session…

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Sindh Assembly Starts Pre-Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2015: The Sindh Assembly started its pre-budget debate on Tuesday, giving lawmakers an opportunity to express their priorities for the upcoming provincial budget, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 50 minutes behind the schedule with 35 lawmakers (21%) present at the start and 48 (29%) at the time…

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Sindh Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2015: The Sindh Assembly witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Monday as the House discussed a report on budget expenditures and utilization during the third quarter of the current fiscal year, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 69 minutes behind the schedule with 38 lawmakers (23%) present at…

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Sindh Assembly Passes LG (Second Amendment) Bill 2015

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Local Government (Second Amendment) Bill 2015 during 11th sitting of its ongoing session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 40 minutes behind the schedule with 35 (21%) lawmakers present at the start and 44 (26%) at the time of…

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Sindh Assembly: 90% Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 5, 2015: The Sindh Assembly left 90% of its agenda unaddressed on Tuesday as the House continued to witness low attendance, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 69 minutes behind the schedule with 38 members (23%) present at the start and 63 (38%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Three Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed three bills amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 77 minutes behind the schedule with 49 (29%) lawmakers present at the start and 48 (28%) at the time of adjournment. The House passed the Indus University of…

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Low Attendance Persists in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 60 minutes behind the schedule with 41 (24%) lawmakers present at the start and 57 (34%) at the time of adjournment. The House adopted three resolutions to pay tribute…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, April 27, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed two bills and adopted a resolution amid low attendance on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Thirty-two (19%) legislators were present at the start of the sitting and 63 (38%) at the time of adjournment. The quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the…

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