Lack of Quorum Marks Second Punjab Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2014: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance as only 4% (15) of the legislators were present at the start and 9% (35) at the adjournment of the second sitting of the 11th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The quorum was visibly lacking…

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Balochistan Assembly Debates Law and Order Situation

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2014: Starting an hour and seven minutes behind the schedule, the Balochistan Assembly debated deteriorating law and order situation in the province during 2nd sitting of the 15th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Six members – two PML-N and one each of JUI-F, NP,…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 60 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 11th session of Punjab  Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for two hours and 59 minutes on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. An independent lawmaker pointed out the quorum at 1835…

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Sindh Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 44 minutes behind the schedule, the first and last sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 16th session was marked by low attendance of members as 44 were present at the outset while 51 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. The single sitting session witnessed…

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NA Concludes Debate on President’s Address

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 10 minutes behind schedule, the 8th sitting of the ongoing National Assembly session concluded debate on the presidential address to the parliament amid low attendance on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). With the presence of 18 lawmakers (5%) at the outset and 45 (13%) at the adjournment,…

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NA Sitting Marked by Low Interest of Members

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2014: Starting 22 minutes behind schedule, the 7th sitting of the ongoing National Assembly session was marked by low attendance of Members as 45 were present at the outset of the sitting while 65 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The quorum was visible lacking at…

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NA Adopts Resolution Seeking Steps to Facilitate Persons with Disabilities

ISLAMABAD, December 3, 2014: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution in its 6th sitting of 16th session urging the government to take care of special needs of persons with disabilities and ensure implementation of their employment quota in the country, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The resolution was tabled by a…

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National Assembly Adopts Resolution to Revive PIA

ISLAMABAD, December 2, 2014: Starting half an hour behind the schedule, the National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution in its fifth sitting of the 16th session, urging the government to take immediate steps to improve the services of Pakistan International Airlines, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House debated the…

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NA Adopts Resolution Condemning Ex-Senator’s Killing

ISLAMABAD, December 1, 2014: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution in its fourth sitting of the 16th session to condemn the killing of a former JUI-F senator in Sukkur on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Tabled by the State Minister for…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, November 29, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly passed two resolutions in its first sitting of the 15th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House unanimously passed a joint amended resolution to condemn the killings of JUI-F Sindh Secretary General Khalid Mehmood Soomro and polio besides condemning the…

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