National Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The opposition parties in the National Assembly continued the boycott of the Budget session’s proceedings for fifth consecutive sitting on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Begins General Discussion on Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Punjab Assembly inaugurated the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four hours and three minutes. The sitting started at…

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Senate Continues Budget Debate, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Senate on Monday transacted its entire business while continuing the discussion on the Federal Budget 2017-18, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 7th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 23 minutes.…

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Government Presents Finance Bill 2017 in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The provincial government presented the Finance Bill, 2017 in the Punjab Assembly on Friday along with the Annual Budget Statement for 2017-18 and the Supplementary Budget Statement for 2016-17 amidst opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting…

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Opposition Continues Boycott of Budget Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The National Assembly on Friday resumed the general discussion on Budget 2017-2018 amid walkout of the opposition parties for not airing their budget speeches on the state-run television, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 43rd session: Members’…

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Debate on Finance Bill Consumes 56% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The Senate continued the discussion on Finance Bill, 2017 consuming 61 minutes of the proceedings on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during 6th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 49…

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Senate Takes Up Islamic Military Alliance Issue

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The Senate of Pakistan took up Calling Attention Notices regarding Islamic Military Alliance and Indian role in Afghanistan while continuing the discussion on Budget 2017-18, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 5th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The…

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President Addresses Parliament Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the fifth and parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Article 56 (3) of the Constitution requires the President…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2017: The Senate of Pakistan continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 4th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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NA Resumes Budget Discussion amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2017: The National Assembly resumed general discussion on Budget 2017-2018 amid boycott of the opposition parties for not telecasting their speech on Pakistan Television, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National…

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