Senate Transacts Most of Agenda

Select Committee presents report on Right to Information Bill, 2016 ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The Senate transacted most of its agenda and witnessed presentation of Select Committee’s report on the Right to Information Bill, 2016, on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House…

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Delay in Start of Punjab Assembly Proceedings Continues Unabated

Assembly Concludes Pre-Budget Discussion ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The Punjab Assembly concluded Pre-Budget Discussion on Thursday, while its proceedings started with a delay of one hour and 25 minutes, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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National Assembly Discusses Census, Shortage of Medicine

ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday discussed census-related issues and took up a Calling Attention Notice on the shortage of life saving drugs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Sindh PA Passes Four Bills, Adopts Six Resolutions amid Low Attendance

Five Private Motions, 23 Motions to Amend Assembly rules remain unaddressed ISLAMABAD: Marked by low interest of lawmakers, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted six resolutions on various issues of public importance and passed four bills, including an important legislative proposal to ensure citizens access to public information during six sittings of the 30th session,…

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Senate Discusses Census Issues, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Senate took up a report and a Calling Attention Notice regarding the holding of census exercise across Pakistan amidst absence of the Chairman and Leaders of the House and the Opposition on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Punjab PA Continues Pre-Budget Discussion, Defers Four Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of the Punjab continued pre-budget discussion amidst absence of the Speaker and the Leader of the House, and deferred four Adjournment Motions on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Skips Agenda to Discuss Haqqani Issue

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Wednesday and instead discussed matters related to the article of former ambassador Hussain Haqqani regarding his role in issuing visas to Americans, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The issue of quorum persisted even today, as the…

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National Assembly passes Private Members’ Bill and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2017: The National Assembly approved a bill and three resolutions moved by Private Members on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 40 minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Defers Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions while deferred two bills appearing on the agenda due to absence of relevant lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two…

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National Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The National Assembly on Monday addressed the entire agenda on the Orders of the Day amid suspension of proceedings for some time due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation…

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