NA Session: 57 % agenda items left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2013: Marked by the boycott of opposition benches over remarks of Federal Interior minister and low attendance of legislators, the 7th session of the National Assembly left 57 % of the agenda items on the Orders of the Day unaddressed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)

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Senate session leaves 41% agenda unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2013: The 99th session of the Upper House of Parliament was marked by the passage of a private member’s bill, adoption of four resolutions amidst low senator’s attendance as the House left two-fifth of its agenda on the Orders of the

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Senate Session Prorogued Sine Die

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2013: Seven senators were present at the start and 24 at the end of the 13th sitting, when the Chairman prorogued the 99th session of the Upper House, on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House

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NA Supports UN Resolution on Drone Strikes

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2013: Remaining in session for over two weeks, the 12th sitting of 7th session of the Lower House was prorogued sine die on Friday, after adopting a resolution unanimously, appreciating the efforts of the government that culminated in the adoption of UN resolution against drone

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Senate sets up Functional Committee on Human Rights

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2013: The 12th sitting of the ongoing Senate’s 99th session unanimously approved an amendment in Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business 2012 on Wednesday, and formed a Functional Committee on Human Rights, says Free and Fair Election Network in its

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Opposition Continues Boycott of NA Session

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2013: The Lower House of Parliament resumed debate on the prevailing law and order in the country on Thursday, despite the opposition’s continued boycott of the session (except MQM and JI) during the 11th sitting of 7th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily

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Senate: Debate on Foreign Policy Concluded

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2013: Starting 40 minutes behind the schedule, the four hours and 40 minutes long 11th sitting of the ongoing Senate session was adjourned soon after the debate on foreign policy concluded, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet

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NA: Opposition walks out over remarks of Interior minister

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2013: Opposition members staged a walkout over the alleged unparliamentary remarks of federal Interior minister during his speech on floor of the House Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings of Lower House.

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Senate Continues Debate on Foreign Policy

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2013: A thinly attended meeting of the Senate continued its debate on a motion regarding the foreign policy during 10th sitting of the 99th session of Upper House, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct

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