Balochistan Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly adopted three private members’ resolutions on Thursday in absence of the Leaders of the House and the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 45th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for two hours and 55…

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Low Women Turnout, Unchecked Campaigning Mark Peshawar By-Election

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2017: Low women turnout, unchecked campaign and canvassing around polling stations and suspicious voting patterns at 10 polling booths remained key deficiencies of an otherwise well-managed and peaceful by-election on NA-4 Peshawar-IV constituency, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. According to FAFEN estimates, the overall voter turnout is expected…

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PM Briefs Senate about LNG Contract between Pakistan and Qatar

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2017: The Prime Minister, on Thursday, briefed the Senate about LNG contract between Pakistan and Qatar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 49 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2017: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Thursday without addressing its scheduled business due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 32nd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 49 minutes…

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Senate Briefed on US Delegation’s Visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2017: Minister for Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday, briefed the Senate about Pak-US relations and the issues discussed with the US Secretary of State during his recent visit to Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 269th session:…

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Senate Briefed on US Delegation Visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2017: Minister for Foreign Affairs on Wednesday briefed the Senate about Pak-US relations and issues discussed with the US Secretary of State during his recent visit to Pakistan, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 269th session: Members’…

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FAFEN to Observe Peshawar By-Election with 52 Trained Observers

ECP to Pilot-Test 100 Electronic Voting Machines ISLAMABAD October 25, 2017: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) asserted its writ by reverting transfers of government officials and removing illegal visibility materials during the campaign for by-election in NA-4 Peshawar IV. Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) observers reported largely peaceful yet intense and competitive campaign in…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Eight Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2017: The Punjab Assembly approved eight government bills amidst identification of quorum twice during the proceedings on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 32nd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for three hours and 11 minutes.…

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Balochistan PA: Lawmakers Urge Fair Distribution of Energy Resources

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly, on Tuesday, adopted a resolution recommending the federal government to distribute oil and gas resources in the province as per the agreed terms in the Eighteenth Constitutional Amendment, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 45th session: Members’ Participation…

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KP Assembly Passes Four Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed four bills amid low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 26th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for three hours. The proceedings were suspended…

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