Joint session debates political situation for three minutes

Points of Order consume 84% of sitting time ISLAMABAD, September 5, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of the ongoing Joint Session of the Parliament left the sole agenda item on the Orders of the Day unaddressed to raise five Points of Order which consumed 84% of the sitting time, says the…

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Low Attendance Sitting Adopts Resolution Affirming Supremacy of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2014: The last sitting of the 107th session of Senate unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the supremacy of the Constitution as well as Parliament and rejected the demands about the resignation of Prime Minister and the dissolution of Assemblies, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Sponsored by a PPPP Senator,…

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Senate Debates Political Situation, Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, August 18, 2014: The Senate adopted two resolutions and discussed the current political situation owning to protests and sit-ins by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in Islamabad during the 4th sitting of 107th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Upper House debated the…

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Senate Concludes Debate on Political Situation

Opposition Stages Walkout Against Ministers’ Absence ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2014: The Senate concluded debate on the imposition of Article 245 in the Federal Capital Territory and the emerging political situation in the country during 3rd sitting of the 107th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Nine Senators- PPPP (6), ANP, PML-N…

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Senate Discusses Political Scenario in Country

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2014: The Upper House of the Parliament deferred most of the agenda on Private Members day and discussed the political situation in the country during 2nd sitting of its 107th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A PPPP Senator moved the motion under rule…

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Senate Condemns Israeli Aggression in Gaza

Opposition walked out from the House against imposition of Article 245 ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2014: The Senate on Friday suspended the agenda and unanimously adopted a resolution against the Israeli aggression in Gaza, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The resolution was moved by the Parliamentary Leader of Pakistan People’s…

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Senate Passes Two Bills, Admits a Motion

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 30, 2014: The Senate gave its nod to two legislative bills including the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2013 on Monday during the first and last sitting of 106th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the House, who was also the Convener of…

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Punjab Assembly Approves Supplementary Grants

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2014: The Punjab Assembly session was prorogued after the House approved 41 Demands for Supplementary Grants on Thursday during twelfth sitting of 9th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The opposition lawmakers moved cut motions on three Demands for Supplementary Grants in respect of…

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Supplementary Budget Concludes

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2014: The provincial Finance Minister concluded debate on the supplementary budget for the year 2013-14 during 9th sitting of the 9th session of the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. In all, 26 members – PML-N (12), PTI (10), PPPP, JI, PML (one each)…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Finance Bill 2014

Opposition Lawmakers Did Not Attend the Sitting Two Bills Passed; Five Ordinances Laid, One Adopted  ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2014: The provincial assembly passed the Punjab Finance Bill 2014 in the absence of opposition members during 8th sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Schedule…

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