Sindh Assembly Leaves Most Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Thursday left five Call Attention Notices (CAN) unaddressed due to the absence of movers while the House deferred consideration of the Sindh Payment of Wages Bill, 2015 until next sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of proceedings during seventh sitting of…

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15 Political Parties Show Reservations on Draft Elections Bill 2017 FAFEN Pakistan

15 Political Parties Show Reservations on Draft Elections Bill, 2017

Demand complete independence and autonomy of ECP in line with Constitution and SC judgements Recommend proportionate representation system, direct elections to Senate and reserved seats ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: Leaders of 15 political parties have expressed serious reservations over the Draft Elections Bill, 2017 and urged the government to initiate structured engagement with important political…

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Sindh PA Passes Prohibition of Employment of Children Bill  

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Prohibition of Employment of Children Bill, 2017 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of proceedings during sixth sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 56 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2017: The Punjab Assembly held general discussion on the issue of health while seven Adjournment Motions remained pended on the request of treasury, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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KP Assembly Passes MPs Salary Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday passed four bills, including two legislative proposals to raise the salaries of Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Provincial Ministers and all the provincial lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 1st sitting of 22nd session: Members’…

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Sindh PA Adopts Five Resolutions, Witnesses Introduction of Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted five resolutions and witnessed introduction of one bill during Private Members’ Day, while the remaining business on agenda remained unaddressed on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of proceedings during fifth sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Private Members’ Resolutions, Defers Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted four Private Members’ resolutions and deferred their bills due to the absence of Minister for Law on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two…

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Punjab PA Addresses Agenda; Opposition Protests over Minister’s Remarks

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly took up its entire agenda amid opposition’s protest over minister’s remarks against political parties on Panama Leaks issue, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. Following are some key observations of House proceedings during first sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Sindh PA Defers Consideration of Payment of Wages Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2017:  The Provincial Assembly of Sindh took up entire business appearing on the agenda and deferred consideration of the Sindh Payment of Wages Bill, 2015 until next sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The Minister for Works and Services tendered his apologies on floor of the House for using…

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