NA Condemns Attack on Interior Minister, Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The National Assembly on Monday condemned the gun attack on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal and continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2018-19, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Opposition Walks Out from Senate against Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The Opposition walked out from the Senate proceedings on Monday to protest against the absence of Foreign and Interior Ministers who were summoned to brief the House about media reports of shifting Dr Shakil Afridi to Rawalpindi from Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 6th sitting of…

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Punjab Assembly Session Prorogued After Deferring Most of Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The 35th session of the Punjab Assembly was prorogued sine die after deferring most of the agenda during its lat sitting on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Budget Discussion Continues in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2018: The National Assembly continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2018-19 on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes.  The sitting started…

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Punjab Assembly Legislates for Compulsory Teaching of Holy Quran

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2018: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills on Friday including a private member’s bill providing for compulsory teaching of the Holy Quran to Muslim students in educational institutions across province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting…

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Seven Senators Participate in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2018: The Senate continued debate on Finance Bill, 2018 and seven lawmakers participated in it consuming 60 percent of the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 5th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2018: The House of Federation continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2018, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 4th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Budget Debate Consumes 90% of NA Sitting 

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2018: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in the debate on the federal budget 2018-19 on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 3rd sitting of National Assembly’s 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four…

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Punjab Assembly Skips Legislative Business amidst Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not take up its legislative business on Thursday amidst the lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two…

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Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2018: The National Assembly opened debate on the Federal Budget 2018-19 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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