KP Assembly Holds Debate on Budget Formulation Process

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly held debate on budget formulation process for the next fiscal year 2014-15 during fifth sitting of 12th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Minister for Auqaf, Hajj, Religious & Minority Affairs introduced the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Charitable & Religious Trusts…

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Balochistan Assembly Begins Pre-Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly started pre-budget debate during second sitting of its 9th session on Wednesday, giving opportunity to lawmakers to highlight their priorities for provincial budget  2014-15, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. PML-N lawmaker moved an adjournment motion regarding target killing in District Kachi. It…

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Senate Rejects Sales Tax Amendment Bill on Advice of Committee

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Senate rejected Sales Tax Amendment Bill, 2014, on the recommendation of standing committee and adopted a resolution to disapprove the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014 during 8th sitting of the 103rd session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.…

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Balochistan Assembly Condemns Attacks on Journalists

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the targeted attacks on working journalists across the country and demanded the arrest of perpetrators of such crimes during first sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Chief Minister informed the lawmakers…

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Senate Passes Govt Bill; Raises Objection to Another

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Senate passed a government bill while referring another to the standing committee during 7th sitting of the 103rd session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Federal Minister for Science and Technology introduced the Surveying and Mapping Bill, 2014 and moved that the…

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Sindh PA Debates Resolution on Protection of Pakistan Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Sindh Assembly left most of its private members’ agenda unaddressed on Tuesday and spent much time in debating a resolution against the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) during 13th sitting of 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A MQM lawmaker moved a resolution…

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KP Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted two resolutions, took up a calling attention notice and discussed the issue of ignoring some areas of the province during fourth sitting of 12th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The House also condemned the attack on senior…

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Senate Adopts Resolution for Safety of Journalists

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday condemning the attack on senior journalist and seeking protection of journalists during the sixth sitting of its 103rd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The journalists covering the Senate proceedings boycotted the sitting. The Chair suspended the…

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Sindh PA Constitutes Committees, Condemns Attack on Journalist

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The Sindh Assembly approved the constitution of House committees and adopted a resolution to condemn the attack on a senior anchorperson during 12th sitting of 12th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs moved the House to form…

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Election tribunals dispose of 62% petitions till March 31

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The election tribunals set up across the country to redress election disputes have decided 62% (254 of 410) of the post-election petitions till March 31, 2014, says a press release issued by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. However, these tribunals have failed to dispose of as many as…

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