Debate on AMs Consumes 55% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, November 3, 2015: The Senate witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday during the second sitting of its 121st session while the House debated two adjournment motions (AM) on LNG pricing and spurious drugs for more than half of sitting’s time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House witnessed low attendance with…

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FAFEN Proposes Corrective Measures for Upcoming LG Elections

ISLAMABAD, November 3, 2015: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to make greater practical investments in the transparency of the electoral processes and enforcement of electoral laws and procedures in an effort to further improve the quality of upcoming phases of the Local Government elections in Sindh, Punjab and Islamabad Capital Territory, says FAFEN statement on Tuesday.

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Chairman Senate Refuses Extension in Time for Presentation of Reports

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2015: The Chairman Senate, with the purpose to improve the performance of Senate Standing Committees, did not allow to move a motion seeking extension in time for presentation of two reports, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet on Monday. On behalf of Chairman Standing Committee on Petroleum and…

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FAFEN to Observe First Phase of Local Government Elections

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2015: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) will observe the first phase of Local Government elections in 12 districts of Punjab and eight districts of Sindh tomorrow, says a press release issued here on Friday. The election observation will be conducted by a total of 1,327 trained and non-partisan observers (994…

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ECP allows FAFEN to observe Local Government elections

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2015: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has agreed to allow Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on the basis of central undertaking that it will be responsible for the conduct and security of all its observers to be deployed for observation of the Local Government elections in Punjab and Sindh.

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Unnecessary Restrictions On FAFEN Observation of LG elections (Urdu Press Release)

 پاکستانی  شہری مشاہدہ کاروں کی سیکیورٹی کلیئرنس کا  مطالبہ غیر ضروری ہے : فافن اسلام آباد ( 22 اکتوبر 2015 ) :  فری اینڈ فیئر الیکشن نیٹ ورک (فافن ) نے مقامی حکومتوں کے انتخابات سے محض چند روز قبل  الیکشن کمیشن  کی طرف سے رضاکار  پاکستانی شہری  مشاہدہ کاروں کی سیکیورٹی کلیئرنس  کرانے کے…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 120th Session Report

ISLAMABAD, October 14, 2015: With an average of 9% lawmakers present at the start and 27% at the end of each sitting, the 120th session of Senate passed four government bills and adopted seven resolutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session comprising seven sittings, started on October 5 and concluded on October 13, 2015. One sitting started on time while other started seven minutes behind the scheduled time and lasted three hour and 38 minutes on average.

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