Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday took up most of its agenda and concluded debate on the recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution Against NAB

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2017: The Sindh Assembly, on Wednesday, adopted a resolution accusing the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of biasness against a sitting MPA of PPPP and recommending uniform treatment for all citizens in the courts, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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Balochistan Assembly Recommends Constituting Provincial Finance Commission

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly adopted two resolutions on Tuesday recommending the government to constitute Provincial Finance Commission and address road safety issues in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session was prorogued after the conclusion of its business. Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (5th) sitting of the Assembly’s 45th session: Members’…

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Senate Discusses Visit of US Foreign Secretary to South Asia

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday debated recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to South Asia in the wake of new US policy, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Passes Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2017: The Senate passed a private member’s bill and adopted four private members’ resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and 10 minutes. The proceedings remained suspended…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Attack on Journalist

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2017: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday condemning the attack on journalist Ahmad Noorani in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th and last sitting of the 32nd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour…

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Balochistan Assembly Skips Agenda due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 28, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly did not take up its scheduled business due to lack of quorum on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the Assembly’s 45th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for three hours and six minutes. The sitting started at 1620 hours against the scheduled time of 1600 hours. The Speaker presided…

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KP Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes One Bill

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Friday adopted three resolutions and passed one bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 12th (last) sitting of the 26th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for two hours and five…

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Senate Condemns Human Rights Violation in Indian Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2017:  The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn the Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 51 minutes. The sitting…

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Lack of Quorum Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2017: The Punjab Assembly did not transact any business on Friday due to absence of a government secretary during the Question Hour and the lack of quorum during the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 10th sitting of the 32nd session:…

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