Sindh Assembly Passes Five Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2015: The Sindh Assembly unanimously passed five government bills amid low attendance of lawmakers on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 34 members (20%) present at the start and 36 (21%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of the House…

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Joint Sitting: Parliament Resolves on Neutrality in Yemen Conflict

ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2015: The Parliament unanimously approved a draft resolution on Friday, urging the government to stay neutral and strive for diplomatic resolution to the Yemen crisis, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 38 minutes behind the schedule with 74 legislators (22%) present at the start and 225 (66%) at…

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Joint Sitting: Lawmakers Continue Debate on Yemen Crisis

ISLAMABAD, April 9, 2015: Starting 75 minutes behind schedule, the fourth joint sitting of the Parliament witnessed low attendance of lawmakers as the House continued the debate on the Yemen crisis, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A total of 108 legislators (24%) were present at start of the sitting and 53 (12%) at…

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Punjab Assembly Session Marked by Low Interest of Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, April 9, 2015: The 13th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed pre-budget debate amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. The session – comprising seven sittings and lasting 19 hours – began on March 27 and ended on April 6, 2015. On average,…

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Third Joint Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 8, 2015: The third sitting of the Parliament’s joint session witnessed low attendance of lawmakers as the House continued to discuss the security situation in the wake of the crisis in Yemen, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Wednesday. The sitting started 35 minutes behind the schedule with 71 (16%) lawmakers…

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Joint Sitting of Parliament Continues Debate on Yemen crisis

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2015: Starting 41 minutes behind schedule, the Joint Session of the Parliament continued debate on Yemen Crisis during its second sitting on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A total of ten legislators –three from PPPP  and one each of PML-N (Prime Minister), BNP, JI, ANP, PML, PML-Z and…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2015: The Sindh Assembly adopted three resolutions during the second sitting of its ongoing 19th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 39 minutes behind the schedule with 42 members (25%) present at the start and 52 (31%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of…

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Joint Sitting of Parliament Discusses Yemen crisis

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2015: Starting 45 minutes behind the schedule, the joint session of the Parliament debated the security situation arising out due to the crisis in Yemen during its first sitting on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Adopting a motion sponsored by the Minister for Defence, the House debated the…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed three bills and concluded pre-budget discussion during the last and 7th sitting of its 13th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The sitting started two hours and eighteen minutes behind the schedule with 49 lawmakers (13%) present at the start and 73 (20%)…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Bill on Commission on Status of Women

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2015: The first sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 19th session saw the passage of Sindh Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2015 and witnessed introduction of Sindh Coastal Authority (amendment) Bill 2015 and Sindh Finance (amendment) Bill 2015 on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also witnessed…

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