Balochistan Assembly Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan took up most of its agenda on Tuesday but deferred Question Hour due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 17th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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Senate Condemns Curfew and Lockdown in Srinagar

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2019: The Senate condemned Indian atrocities in the Occupied Kashmir and debated over 80-day curfew and lockdown in Srinagar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 294th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Over Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2019: The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday due to lack of quorum amidst absence of the Leaders of the House and the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 16th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Senate Concludes Debate on Motion Regarding Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2019: The Senate concluded debate on a Motion under Rule 218 regarding alleged political victimization and denial of fundamental rights to members of Opposition parties, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 294th session:…

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Dadu-IV By-Election Witnesses Decline in Voter Turnout

Dadu-IV By-Election Witnesses Decline in Voter Turnout

Low Incidence of Electoral Irregularities Observed ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2019: Low turnout of voters marked the peaceful by-election for Sindh Assembly constituency PS-86 Dadu-IV. Observers deployed by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) recorded a relatively lesser incidence of procedural irregularities in comparison to a recent by-election for PS-11 Larkana-II, says FAFEN’s observation report. The…

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Sindh PA Skips Regular Business, Takes up Supplementary Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Friday skipped its regular agenda to consider a government bill and also adopted two supplementary resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during 22nd sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Skips Regular Agenda, Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2019: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Friday and consumed major portion of the proceedings in debate on political issues raised through Points of Order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 16th session: Members’ Participation…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Senate Adjournment

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2019: The Senate sitting was adjourned on Friday amid lack of quorum and opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 294th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and…

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National Assembly Suspends Rules to Approve Government Legislation

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2019: The National Assembly passed nine government bills after skipping their mandatory three readings and two other legislative proposals as reported by the relevant standing committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 16th session: Members’…

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Requisitioned Senate Session Discusses Political Scenario in Country

ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2019: The Senate held discussion on a Motion under Rule 218 regarding alleged political victimization and denial of fundamental rights to members of Opposition parties, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of second sitting of 294th session requisitioned by the…

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