KP Assembly Passes Constitutional Amendment to Merge FATA with Province

ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2018:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Sunday passed the Constitution (Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2018 paving way for the merger of the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) with the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Three Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Friday passed three bills and adopted one resolution, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 12th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 20 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Merge FATA with KP, PATA with Provinces

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2018:  The Senate on Friday passed a Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2018 clearing the way for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Provincially Administered Tribal Area (PATA) with the respective Provinces, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2018: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Friday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 19th sitting of the…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Eight Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Thursday passed eight government bills and deferred five other legislative proposals, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 53 minutes.…

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NIC & Voter Registration Campaign Contributes to Unprecedented Increase of 4.3 Million Women Voters in 7 Months

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2018: Unprecedented efforts of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and civil society in registering eligible-age women have successfully led to an unparalleled increase of 4,307,553 women on the electoral rolls in the last seven months. This increase indicates the success of the ECP’s Women NIC…

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NA Passes 31st Constitutional Amendment

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2018:  The National Assembly passed the Constitution (Thirty-first Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Thursday providing for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Provincially Administered Tribal Area (PATA) with the respective Provinces, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations…

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Three Bills Introduced in Senate

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2018:  The Senate on Thursday witnessed introduction of three government bills which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 278th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for 42 minutes. The…

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National Assembly Passes Bill to Check Human Trafficking

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2018: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed four government bills including the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2018 aimed at ensuring measures to prevent and combat human trafficking, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 17th sitting of the…

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Sindh PA Concludes Debate on Provincial Budget, Approves 153 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday concluded debate on Provincial Budget and also approved 153 demands for grants, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 10th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for four hours…

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