KP Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 13th, 2014: Starting 75 minutes late, the fifth sitting of the ongoing 9th Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was marked by low attendance as 38 MPAs were present at the outset while 40 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The House passed the KP Ministers Salaries…

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Senate Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Karachi, Hangu

ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2014: The Upper House of Parliament unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the recent terrorist attacks while witnessing the introduction of an ordinance in the absence of parliamentary leaders and ministers during the 4th sitting of 100th session of the Senate

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KP Assembly for dialogue with Saudi Arabia on issues of Pakistani expats

 ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution during fourth sitting of its 9th session, urging the federal government to take along its MPs and initiate dialogue with Saudi government regarding the status of Pakistani expatriates and the problems being faced by them.  Tabled by JI legislator, the House unanimously…

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Senate: Low attendance, ministerial absence observed

ISLAMABAD, January 8, 2014: Low attendance, particularly of the parliamentary leaders, and ministerial absence was observed, during the 3rd sitting of the Senate’s 100th session, on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the Senate. 

More than half of the House

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KP Assembly: Right to Public Services Ordinance laid

ISLAMABAD, January 8, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Public Service Ordinance, 2013 was introduced by the Finance Minister as low attendance was observed during the third sitting of the KP assembly’s ninth session. The House witnessed low attendance as fifty members were present at the beginning while 62 were there at the adjournment. A…

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KP Assembly Passes Ehtesab Commission Bill, 2014

ISLAMABAD, January 7, 2014: The KP Assembly passed the Ehtesab Commission Bill, 2014 after the special committee gave its approval and laid the report during 2nd sitting of the 9th session of the provincial assembly, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. Additionally, two…

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Senate: 22nd Constitutional Amendment Bill laid

ISLAMABAD, January 6, 2014: The Upper House witnessed an introduction of the Constitutional (Twenty-second Amendment) Bill, 2013, while low attendance was observed during the second sitting of Senate’s 100th session, on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on

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KP Assembly Witnessed Absence of Key Players

ISLAMABAD, January 6, 2014: Amidst the absence of Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition, the first sitting of ninth session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly started its proceedings forty-two minutes behind schedule, and remained in session for an hour and 38 minutes, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based…

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