Senate Approves Amendments in Pakistan Penal Code

ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2017: The Senate passed two amendments in Pakistan Penal Code and adopted as many resolutions, recommending the government to promote celebration of religious festivals and ban vulgar content on media, observes Free and Fair Election Network on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’…

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Balochistan PA Passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017

  Adopts Motion to Introduce Zero Hour in Rules of Procedure Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution and witnessed introduction of four bills along with passage of Balochistan Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations…

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Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2017: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Monday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The sitting remained suspended for 31 minutes due to lack of…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Censure Motion against PTI Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2017: The Sindh Assembly on Monday adopted a motion censuring a PTI lawmaker for passing negative remarks against the Provincial Assembly and continued discussion on Budget Execution Report for 1st and 2nd Quarters, 2016-17, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Balochistan Assembly Discusses CNICs’ Blockage Issue

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly discussed the issue of blockage and renewal of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) during 5th sitting of the ongoing 38th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for an…

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KP Assembly Adjourned to Meet Again on May 2, 2017

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed two bills before being adjourned to meet again after more than two weeks, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during 2nd sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly…

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Sindh Assembly Defers Question Hour, CANs

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: Starting 78 minutes late, the Sindh Assembly met for 34 minutes on Friday while deferring the Questions and Call Attention Notices (CANs) until next sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 32nd session: Members’ Participation The Sindh…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Over Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned without addressing the regular business due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 41st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and…

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Chairman Adjourns Senate Sitting Over Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: The Chairman adjourned the Senate sitting for an indefinite period on Friday without addressing the scheduled business due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Debates Question of Inconsistency in Rules of Procedure

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2017: The Senate on Thursday held threadbare discussion on the question of inconsistency in the Rules of Procedure regarding reports of the standing committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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