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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Balochistan PA Defers Two Resolutions due to Movers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted one resolution and deferred two others amid low attendance of lawmakers during fifth sitting of its ongoing 27th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Balochistan Assembly met for 63 minutes.…

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Punjab PA: Pre-Budget Debate Consumes 57 Percent of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2016: Starting 57 minutes behind the scheduled time, the Punjab Assembly on Thursday held pre-budget discussion for 57% (138 minutes) of the sitting time, say Free and Fair Election Network. The sitting started at 1057 hours against its scheduled time of 1000 hours with 10 legislators (3%) present at the start and…

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Punjab PA Adopts Resolution amid Opposition’s Walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2016: The Punjab Assembly adopted a government resolution in the absence of the Opposition lawmakers on Wednesday during sixth 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…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted its entire business appearing on the ‘Orders of the Day’ during the fourth sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Sindh Assembly met for…

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