Punjab Assembly Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 7, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed three government bills on Wednesday amidst lack of quorum and opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Private Members’ Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 6, 2018: The Punjab Assembly adopted three private members’ resolutions on Tuesday amidst the low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, February 5, 2018: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopts a resolution supporting Kashmiris’ struggle for freedom from India, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 53 minutes.…

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FAFEN Finds Serious Disparities in Voter-to-Population Proportions Across Pakistan

FAFEN Finds Serious Disparities in Voter-to-Population Proportions Across Pakistan

Warns low-voter-to-population proportions may be indicative of high voter under-registration; demands age-wise population data be made public immediately ISLAMABAD, February 5, 2018: Identifying serious disparities in the distribution of voter-to-population proportions across the provinces and districts, Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called upon the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) to immediately publicly disclose…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Question Hour

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not hold the Question Hour on Friday due to absence of the concerned minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Opp Protests in Punjab Assembly against Petroleum Price Hike

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2018: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Thursday amid protest by opposition parties on the issue of increase in the prices of petroleum products, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Medical Supplies Authority Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Medical Supplies Authority Bill 2017 on Wednesday amid the protest by opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2018: The Punjab Assembly transacted the entire business set out on Orders of the Day on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves Legislative Business Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2018: The Punjab Assembly’s proceedings started three hours and 51 minutes behind the scheduled time on Monday while the House left its legislative business unaddressed due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting…

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Indonesian President Addresses Joint Session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2018: President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, addressed joint session of the Parliament on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session started with the national anthems of both countries. The Indonesian President addressed the House for 15 minutes. The National Assembly’s Speaker delivered a note of thanks to…

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