Punjab PA: 13 MPAs Participate in Pre-Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2016: The Punjab Assembly continued pre-budget discussion on Monday during ninth sitting of its 20th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for three hours and 12 minutes. The sitting started at 1524…

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Parliament Passes Four Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2016: The Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) passed four bills including three private members’ bills on Monday during joint sitting of both Houses, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Joint Session of the Parliament was prorogued on conclusion of its business. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution to Commemorate 1973 Constitution  

ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution to commemorate the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973 during sixth sitting of its 24th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings…

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Balochistan PA Adopts Resolution and Amendment to the Rules 

ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted a joint resolution and an amendment to the rules of procedure and conduct of business of the House during last sitting (7th) of its 27th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly…

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Balochistan PA Defers Half Private Member’s Business

ISLAMABAD, April 9, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan deferred general discussion on education system amid walkout by opposition parties during first private members’ day of its 27th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly met for 55 minutes. The sitting started…

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NA Skips Most of Agenda Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 8, 2016: The National Assembly could not take up most of the agenda due to lack of quorum during second sitting of the 31st session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House The National Assembly met for five hours and…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Most Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, April 8, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh left most of its agenda unaddressed amid protest by opposition parties during fifth sitting of its 24th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Sindh Assembly…

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Pre-Budget Discussion Continues in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 8, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab continued pre-budget discussion during the 8th sitting of its ongoing 20th session on Friday that consumed 48% (67 minutes) of the sitting time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceeding The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and…

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National Assembly Holds Discussion on Panama Leaks 

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2016: The National Assembly on Thursday held discussion on Panama Leaks during first sitting of its 31st session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The National Assembly did not take up any of the agenda item which included introduction of two bills, consideration of two other bills, presentation of a report…

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Improved ECP Enforcement Witnessed in Karachi By-Elections

KARACHI, April 7, 2016: People went to a peaceful election held in two constituencies of Karachi amid heavy presence of security forces and an unusually assertive Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seen to be enforcing the election rules, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its election observation report on Thursday. However, procedural irregularities…

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