Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2015: Starting 90 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 12th session was marked by passage of two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Thirty-five legislators (9%) were present at the start of the sitting and 72 (20%) at the time of…

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Balochistan Assembly: Question Hour Deferred due to Minister’s Absence

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2015: Starting 45 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 16th session of Balochistan Assembly did not take up any question on the agenda related to Education Department due to the absence of minister, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting was marked by low…

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Sindh Assembly Defers LG (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2015: Starting 43 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly passed a motion to defer the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill during 15th sitting of its ongoing 18th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Low attendance was witnessed during the sitting as 22 members (13%) were present at…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 19, 2015: Amid low attendance, the Punjab Assembly passed two bills during its sixth sitting of the ongoing session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 64 minutes behind the schedule with 39 legislators (11%) present at the start and 83 (22%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Bill, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed a bill and adopted three resolutions during the 13th sitting of its ongoing session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Seventeen members (10%) were present at the start of the sitting and 41 (24%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of the House…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Suspended Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2015: The Punjab Assembly sitting was suspended for nearly one hour due to lack of quorum on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 37 minutes behind the schedule with 28 (8%) members present at the start and 52 (14%) at the time of adjournment. An independent lawmaker…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Arms Amendment Bill amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed a bill and adopted two resolutions as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 35 minutes behind the schedule with 17 members (11%) present at the start and 68 (40%) at the time…

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NA Session: Almost Half of Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2015: The 18th session of the National Assembly concluded on Friday without passing any legislation and left 46% of its agenda unaddressed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report.

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