Punjab Assembly Fails to Address Legislative Business amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, February 9, 2018: The Punjab Assembly could not take up legislative business on Friday, as the lawmakers belonging to the opposition parties agitated against the government on a political issue, observes Free and Fair Election Network. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 8, 2018:  Starting an hour and 38 minutes behind the schedule, the 9th sitting of Punjab Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 7, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed three government bills on Wednesday amidst lack of quorum and opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Private Members’ Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 6, 2018: The Punjab Assembly adopted three private members’ resolutions on Tuesday amidst the low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, February 5, 2018: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopts a resolution supporting Kashmiris’ struggle for freedom from India, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 53 minutes.…

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FAFEN Finds Serious Disparities in Voter-to-Population Proportions Across Pakistan

FAFEN Finds Serious Disparities in Voter-to-Population Proportions Across Pakistan

Warns low-voter-to-population proportions may be indicative of high voter under-registration; demands age-wise population data be made public immediately ISLAMABAD, February 5, 2018: Identifying serious disparities in the distribution of voter-to-population proportions across the provinces and districts, Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called upon the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) to immediately publicly disclose…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Question Hour

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not hold the Question Hour on Friday due to absence of the concerned minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Opp Protests in Punjab Assembly against Petroleum Price Hike

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2018: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Thursday amid protest by opposition parties on the issue of increase in the prices of petroleum products, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Medical Supplies Authority Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Medical Supplies Authority Bill 2017 on Wednesday amid the protest by opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2018: The Punjab Assembly transacted the entire business set out on Orders of the Day on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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