Low Attendance NA Sitting Takes up Two CANs

ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2014: Starting 30 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly continued to witness low attendance as 55 legislators (16%) were present at the start and 63 (18%) at the adjournment of 7th sitting of 15th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House took up two calling…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 28, 2014: The eighth sitting of the Senate’s 108th session was adjourned due to lack of quorum leaving the entire agenda, except for question Hour, unaddressed, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Deputy Chairman presided over the sitting that began 44 minutes behind the schedule. As many as 21 Senators…

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74% Agenda Not Taken Up on Private Members’ Day in Sindh PA

ISLAMABAD, October 28, 2014: Starting 57 minutes behind schedule, the Sindh Assembly left unaddressed 74% agenda items on the orders of the day during the 5th sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A MQM member tabled the Sindh Police Rules, 1934 (Amendment) Bill 2014 as a private…

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53% Agenda Left Unaddressed in NA; POs Consume 56%of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, October 28, 2014: The National Assembly did not take up 53% agenda items on the orders of day during the 6th sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Two private bills were introduced in the House which spent 85 minutes (56% of the proceedings’ time) as 28…

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NA Adopts Two Resolutions, POs consume 49% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: Starting 54 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly adopted two resolutions while points of order consumed 49% time of the 5th sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, the House unanimously adopted a resolution…

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Punjab Assembly Passes 3 Bills, Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: Starting 60 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly passed three bills and adopted four resolutions during the 6th and last sitting of 10th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House passed three bills – the Punjab Local Government (Second Amendment) Bill 2014, the Punjab…

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Senate Adopts 4 Resolutions, Debates Killings of Sikhs in KP

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: The Senate adopted four different resolutions on Monday and debated the killing of two members of the Sikh Community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the 7th sitting of 108th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Through the resolutions, the Upper House demanded the government take effective steps to promote…

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13 More Bills Introduced in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: Starting 79 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution seeking measures to tackle threat of Ebola virus while 13 bills were also introduced during the 4th sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by a PPPP lawmaker, the House unanimously…

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Three Bills Passed, 4 Resolutions Adopted in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 57 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly passed three bills and adopted four resolutions during the 3rd sitting of 15th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs introduced five bills, of which, three were passed by the House. The passed…

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Punjab Assembly Passes 4 Bills Including LG Laws

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly passed four bills including two local government bills during the 5th sitting of 10th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House took up all agenda items except a discussion on a resolution regarding political situation and…

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