Senate: Points of Order Consume 86% Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2013: Points of order consumed 86% of the first sitting of the Senate’s 96th session on Monday as Senators expressed views on the rescheduling of the Presidential election.

On 11 points of order, the members on the opposition benches criticized the decision to reschedule

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Balochistan Assembly: Adopts Motions For Presidential Elections

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly, during the first sitting of its fourth session on Monday, adopted two motions in order to allow the use of the Chamber of the assembly for polling of the election of the President of Pakistan, to be held on 30th July, 2013. The sitting was Chaired by the…

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National Assembly: Motion Adopted to Hold Presidential Poll

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2013: The National Assembly on Monday adopted a motion during the first sitting of the third session to allow the use of the lower house for the polling of the Presidential election.

The presidential election will be held on Tuesday, July 30.

The

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Punjab Assembly: Four Bills introduced

ISLAMABAD, July 26, 2013: Four bills, including the Punjab Local Government Bill 2013, were introduced in the second sitting of the third Punjab Assembly session before it was adjourned on Friday.

The other bills were: the Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture Multan Bill 2013, the

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned after Special Secretary’s Death

ISLAMABAD, July 25, 2013: The Deputy Speaker adjourned the first sitting of the third session on Thursday following the demise of Special Secretary of the Punjab Assembly Dr. Aftab Maqbool Joiya, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet based on direct observation of the parliamentary proceedings.  The eight-minute sitting started…

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Increase in Prices of Fruit, Vegetables and Poultry

A report based on monitoring of 190 retail outlets in 109 districts across Pakistan in June 2013.

ISLAMABAD, 18th July 2013: Prices of 34 commodities increased, 13 went down while three remained unchanged in June as compared to April 2013 says a Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) report released

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PMLN MPA takes oath

ISLAMABAD, July 17, 2013: A PMLN lawmaker took oath in the first sitting of the third session of the Balochistan Assembly on Wednesday. The Speaker prorogued the session at the end of the proceedings. The sitting scheduled at 1800 hours started 10 minutes late and ended at 1909 hours. The Speaker chaired the proceedings and…

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PMLN Lawmaker Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, July 17, 2013: A PMLN lawmaker took oath in the first sitting of the third session of the Balochistan Assembly on Wednesday. The Speaker prorogued the session at the end of the proceedings.  The sitting scheduled at 1800 hours started 10 minutes late and ended at 1909 hours. The Speaker chaired the sitting and…

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: 43% MPAs Debate Budget

ISLAMABAD, July 4, 2013: Fifty-two lawmakers (43%) took part in the general debate on the finance bill during the budget session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly which also adopted nine resolutions, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report.  

Low Government Oversight of Boy’s Primary Schools

ISLAMABAD, 4th July 2013: Only 37% of the monitored 163 schools received visits by the government authorities during December 2012- February 2013 quarter says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released on Thursday.

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