Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution against MQM Workers’ Killing

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2014: The Sindh Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday condemning the killings of four MQM workers in Karachi and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits during 18th sitting of the 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A total of seven members – MQM (5)…

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FAFEN workshop emphasizes need for data journalism

ISLAMABAD, May 1, 2014: Pakistani media and civil society have joined hands to make joint efforts for a transparent, accountable and accessible Parliament as a prerequisite for responsive legislative governance and consolidation of democracy in the country, says a press release issued on Thursday.  Under a Memorandum of Understanding between the National Press Club (NPC),…

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Balochistan PA Adopts Resolution to Condemn Criticism on National Institutions

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution condemning unwarranted criticism on the important national and defense institutions, besides demanding transparent probe into the assassination attempt on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir during 5th sitting of its 9th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. While PML-N…

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Sindh Assembly Holds Post Budget Review Discussion

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2014: The Sindh Assembly held post budget (2013-14) review discussion and passed a resolution demanding provincial cabinet to approve Sindh Home Based Workers Policy 2014 during 17th sitting of the 12th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A total of 15 members – MQM…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution Against Load-Shedding

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2014: The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning the load-shedding in the province, while the PML-N lawmakers didn’t take part in it and left the House during 16th sitting of the 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Minister for Education, the…

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Balochistan PA Discusses Measures to Protect Wildlife

ISLAMABAD, April 28 2014: The Balochistan Assembly discussed priorities of the government with regard to preservation of forest and protection of wildlife in the province during 4th sitting of its 9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Fourteen legislators -PkMAP (8), PML-N and NP (two each) and…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Child Marriages Restraint Bill, 2013

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed one bill and took up four calling attention notices (CANs) on Monday during 15th sitting of its 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Introduced by Minister for Women Development, the House passed the Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Bill, 2013 after…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly adopted three resolutions during the 3rd sitting of its 9th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. The adopted resolutions were about continuity of financial assistance to students of Balochistan under Prime Minister Scholarship…

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Sindh PA Passes Two Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed two bills and adopted one resolution on Friday during 14th sitting of its 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Introduced by Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, the House passed the Sindh Criminal Prosecution Service (Constitution, Functions & Powers) (Amendment) Bill, 2014…

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