Sindh Assembly Passes 10 Bills, Adopts 16 Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed 10 bills and adopted 16 resolutions during its 38th session comprising 12 sittings held between February 23, 2018 and March 12, 2018. Each sitting, on average, started 90 minutes behind the scheduled time and lasted for two hours and 25 minutes. The longest sitting of the session (third)…

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TDEA-FAFEN Launches Pakistan’s Most Comprehensive Election Portal

Election records of more than 62,506 candidates is now only a few clicks away ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2018: The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability– Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) launched the Pakistan’s most comprehensive election information portal “Election Pakistan” in a ceremony here on Wednesday. The purpose for developing such a unique and…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Nine Bills, Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed nine legislative bills and two resolutions including a private member’s bill the Punjab Anand Karaj Bill, 2017 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 26th sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Passes Two Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2018: The National Assembly passed two government bills and referred a bill to the relevant Standing Committee on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 54th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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NA Speaker Stages Walkout over Absence of Interior Ministry’s Officials

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2018: The Speaker National Assembly suspended the proceedings and staged a walkout from the House on Tuesday over absence of representatives from Ministry of Interior who had to respond agenda items, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of…

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Senate Elects Chairman, Deputy Chairman

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2018: The Senate elected its Chairman and Deputy Chairman as 52 senators took oath during the first sitting of the 275th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 13 minutes behind the schedule with 83 members present at the start and 37 at the time of…

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National Assembly Lacks Quorum to Take up Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up any agenda item on Monday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 54th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and…

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Sindh Assembly Session Prorogued Sine Die

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2018: The Sindh Assembly’s 38th session was prorogued on Monday in the absence of the Leader of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th and last sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned Amidst Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2018: The Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Monday without holding Pre-Budget discussion due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 25th sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour…

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15th Parliamentary Year: Senate Stands for Parliamentary Supremacy, Intra-Institutional Dialogue

15th Parliamentary Year: Senate Stands for Parliamentary Supremacy, Intra-Institutional Dialogue

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2018: During the fifteenth Parliamentary Year ending in March 11, 2018, the Senate set outstanding benchmarks of punctuality, efficiency and responsiveness, critically intervening in issues of national importance through quality debates and impactful legislation. Under the visionary leadership of the outgoing Chairman Raza Rabbani, the House of Federation contributed towards consolidation of…

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