Sindh PA Passes Five Bills, Adopts 22 Resolutions during 18th Session

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed five bills and adopted 22 resolutions during its 18th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of Sindh Assembly. Out of 22 bills on list of business during the session, the House passed five – four governments and one…

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Punjab Assembly Passes 16 Bills, Adopts 10 Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed 16 bills and adopted 10 resolutions as low attendance of lawmakers prevailed during the 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report based on direct observation of the assembly proceedings. The session – comprising 16 sittings – started on February 10 and ended on March 9, 2015. On average, each sitting started 72 minutes behind the schedule with 24 members (6%) present at the outset and 56 (15%) at the time of adjournment.

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Senate Elects Chairman, Deputy Chairman

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2015: The Senate elected its Chairman and Deputy Chairman as 48 senators took oath during the first sitting of the 113th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 21 minutes behind the schedule with 65 members present at the start and 98 at the time of…

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Points of Order Consume Half of Senate’s 112th Session

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2015: The last session of the Senate’s 12th parliamentary year witnessed half of the proceedings’ time being consumed by points of order (POs) which was otherwise allocated for regular agenda, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. The session – comprising four sittings – started on March 6 and ended…

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POs Consume 85% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2015: The Senate took up its entire agenda during the last sitting of its 112th session on Wednesday. However, nearly 85% of the sitting was consumed by points of order (POs), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 51 minutes behind the schedule with 21 members (20%) present at…

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Balochistan PA Winds Up Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly winded up debate on law and order during 7th sitting of its ongoing 16th session on Tuesday and passed a resolution to carry out necessary legislation for printing and publication of laws from private persons, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting…

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Senate: POs Consume 72% of Proceedings’ Time

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2015: The Senate completed 93% of the agenda while consuming 72% of the sitting time on points of order (POs) during 3rd sitting of the 112th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The House unanimously passed two resolutions. In the first one, tributes were…

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Balochistan Assembly Discusses Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, March 09, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly discussed law and order in the province during the 6th sitting of its ongoing 16th session and passed a bill relating to printing and recording of the Holy Quran amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting started…

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Senate Adopts Five Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 09, 2015: The second sitting of the Senate’s 112th session passed two private bills and adopted five resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Starting 34 minutes behind the schedule, the sitting saw the presence of 17 senators (16%) at the…

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Punjab Assembly: Last Sitting Concludes due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 09, 2015: The last sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 12th session concluded due to lack of quorum on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 75 minutes behind the schedule with 20 lawmakers (5%) present at the start and 40 (11%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of the…

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