NA Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2015: The National Assembly transacted most of its business on Wednesday during third sitting of its 27th 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 Proceeding The National Assembly met for three hours and 32…

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NA: Two-Thirds Agenda Remains Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2015: The National Assembly left two third agenda unaddressed due to absence of movers on Tuesday during second sitting of its 27th 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 Proceeding The National Assembly met…

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NA Takes Up Half of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 7, 2015: The National Assembly addressed almost half of its agenda appearing on ‘Orders of Day’ on Monday during first sitting of its 27th 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 Proceeding The National Assembly…

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ECP Needs Binding Powers on Executive to Ensure Compliance with Election Laws

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2015: The third and last phase of the local government (LG) election in 18 districts of Punjab and Sindh was by far the most chaotic and disorderly of all the phases of LG elections in the two provinces and Islamabad, indicating the need for greater and binding powers for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ensure that the executive enforces its legal and regulatory instructions in the letter and spirit, says FAFEN statement on Sunday.

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FAFEN to Observe Third Phase of LG Polls

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2015: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) will deploy 1,043 independent, neutral and unbiased observers to observe the third and last phase of the Local Government elections in Sindh and Punjab tomorrow, says a press statement issued on Friday.

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KP Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Friday during 75th sitting of its 15th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 40 members (32%) present at the start and 45 (36%) at the time…

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KP Assembly Passes LG Bill 2015 amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 1, 2015: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed the KP Local Government (6th Amendment Bill) 2015 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 74th sitting of its ongoing 15th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 49 minutes behind the schedule with 33 members (27%) present at…

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KP PA: Break Consumes More Than One Third of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, November 30 2015: Starting 32 minutes behind the scheduled time, proceeding of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly remained stalled for 35 minutes due to prayer break, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The sitting started at 1532 hours against its scheduled time of 1500 hours with 46 legislators (37%) present at…

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Transparency in Attendance Record Improves Senators’ Participation in Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, November 29, 2015: The public release of the Senator’s attendance record has contributed in improving lawmakers’ participation in the proceedings of Upper House of the Parliament, says Free and Fair Election Network in Senate Attendance Report released here on Sunday. The Senate Attendance Report of 121st Session is based on the attendance record of…

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