Punjab Assembly Passes Three Resolutions; Refers Two Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted three Private Members’ resolutions and referred two bills to relevant committees while deferring seven Adjournment Motions and four Zero Hour Notices, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Bills, Adopts Six Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed two bills and adopted six resolutions during second 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 the proceedings during 10th sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly…

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FAFEN Unveils Plans for Observing General Election 2018

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2017: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has revealed its plans for observing electoral processes for the next general election, expected in August 2018, by mobilizing more than 22,000 trained non-partisan citizen observers in all National Assembly constituencies. At a gathering of key election stakeholders on Tuesday, FAFEN indicated that it will…

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NA Takes Up Question Hour; Discusses Privilege Motion against PM

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda except Question Hour and discussed the issue of Privilege Motion against Prime Minister on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 39th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Agriculture Issues amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2017: The Punjab Assembly held general discussion on agriculture while the Opposition parties protested over reference against Chief Minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours. The…

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Sindh PA Passes Payment of Wages Bill amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Payment of Wages Bill, 2015 amid protest by opposition parties on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 46 minutes. The…

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Sindh Lawmakers Discuss 1991 Water Accord in Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The lawmakers of Provincial Assembly of Sindh held discussion on the Water Accord, 1991 in the absence of Chief Minister that consumed four hours and 23 minutes (81%) of the sitting’s time, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of…

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Lawmakers to Collaborate for Legislative Reforms in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE, January 27, 2017: Members of the Legislative Support Group (LSG), comprising lawmakers of the Punjab Assembly, vowed to collaborate with each other on proposed reforms in the Rules of Procedure. They further resolved to support the proposed amendments to the Rules in the concerned Committee as well as in the House when brought for…

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KP Assembly Adjourned to Meet Again on Feb. 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted three resolutions before being adjourned to meet again after more than three weeks, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are some key observations of the proceedings during 3rd sitting of 22nd session: Members’ Participation The KP Assembly…

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NA Adjourns Without Transacting Any Business

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday without taking up any agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 39th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and 17 minutes; however the proceedings remained…

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