Lack of Quorum Haunts NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2017: The third sitting of the National Assembly witnessed lack of interest of lawmakers and had to be adjourned due to missing quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the second time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to lack of quorum.  Following are key…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire regular agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day and passed the Corporate Rehabilitation Bill, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 2nd sitting of 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday due to lack of quorum without addressing the Private Members’ business appearing on the Orders of the Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 31st session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday due to lack of quorum without taking up nearly 80% of its agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of the second sitting of 46th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and…

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Balochistan PA Condemns Violence against Muslims in Myanmar

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday to condemn the violence against Rohingya Muslims and urged the international community to take immediate notice of atrocities in Myanmar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 44th session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Discusses Violence against Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The National Assembly, on Monday, held a discussion on a Motion under Rule 259 regarding violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 46th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Myanmar Violence, US Policy on Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted two supplementary resolutions on Monday condemning the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the new policy of the United States of America regarding Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 31st session:…

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Senate Extends Time for Committee Report on Elections Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The Senate granted a week’s extension to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for presentation of its report on the Elections Bill, 2017 which was due on Monday (today), observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the first…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

Leader of the House remains absent throughout 43rd session Points of Order consume eight percent of the proceedings Deputy Speaker office lying vacant since December 2015 ISLAMABAD, 31 August 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted six resolutions and passed two government bills during four-sitting session held between August 22 and August 30, 2017, observes…

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Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes One Bill

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2017: The Provincial Assembly passed the Balochistan Commission on the Status of Women Bill, 2017 and adopted three resolutions amid absence of the Leader of the House and the Opposition Leader on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (fourth)…

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