Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2015: The Senate continued to debate the Finance Bill 2015 on Monday as the House witnessed low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Fourteen members (13%) were present at the start of the sitting and 30 (29%) at the time of adjournment. Six lawmakers – two from PML-N,…

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Sindh Assembly: Finance Bill Presented amid Protests, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2015: The Sindh Assembly witnessed the presentation of the provincial budget for the upcoming financial year amid protest and walkouts on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 89 minutes behind the schedule with 86 members present at the start and 98 at the time of adjournment. The…

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20 Lawmakers Discuss Budget in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2015: Twenty lawmakers participated in the debate on Federal Budget 2015-16 during 6th sitting of the 23rd session of Lower House on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The National Assembly continued witnessing thin attendance of legislators as the Prime Minister, Opposition Leader and the Finance Minister did not attend the sitting.

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Punjab Assembly: Provincial Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the presentation of the provincial budget for the upcoming financial year on Friday amid strong protest by the opposition parties, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 90 minutes behind the schedule with 230 members (62% of the total membership) present at the start…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 12 2015: The Senate continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2015 during 6th sitting of 116th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Seven lawmakers, including two from PTI, followed by one each of PML-N, PPPP, JUI-F,…

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Budget Debate Consumes 75 % of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The National Assembly continued to witness thin attendance of lawmakers on Thursday as a major part of the sitting was consumed in debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by Minister for Finance, the House passed a resolution to condemn the Indian Prime Minister’s statement against Pakistan.

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Senate Resolution Condemns Indian PM’s Statement

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the anti-Pakistan statement of Indian Prime Minister and continued debate on the Finance Bill, 2015 during 5th sitting of 116th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twenty-two lawmakers- PML-N (8), followed by PPPP (4), NP and PML (2 each)…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills and adopted a resolution amid low attendance of lawmakers on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 124 minutes behind the schedule with 72 members (19%) present at the start and 102 (27%) at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions and passed two bills amid thin attendance during first sitting of its 15th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started two hours and 16 minutes behind the schedule with 76 members (20%) present at the start and 34 (9%)…

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16 Lawmakers Take Part in NA Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The National Assembly continued debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16 on Wednesday, as sixteen lawmakers spoke on it for 248 minutes, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Minister for Defence Production, the House passed a resolution to condemn the massacre of Muslims in Burma.

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