Senate Passes Elections Bill 2017 with Amendments

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2017: The Senate on Friday passed the Elections Bill, 2017 with amendments and the session was prorogued after the House addressed the entire business of the day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 10th and last sitting of the…

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Punjab Assembly Prorogued Amidst Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2017: The Punjab Assembly’s 31st session was prorogued on Friday amidst absence of most lawmakers including the Leaders of the House and the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during tenth and last sitting of the session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Balochistan Assembly Condemns Move Against Pakistan in Geneva

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2017: The Balochistan Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to condemn move against Pakistan in Geneva, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (5th) sitting of the 44th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for three hours and 20 minutes.…

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Senate Takes up Two CANs, Discusses FPSC’s Annual Report

ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2017: The Senate on Thursday took up two Calling Attention Notices and discussed annual report of Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of 267th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 26 minutes. The sitting started at 1502…

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NA Skips Most of Legislative Business; Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2017: The ongoing session of the National Assembly was prorogued on Thursday without considering most of the legislative agenda, including the Right of Access to Information Bill, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth and last sitting of…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2017: The Punjab Assembly’s Question Hour was disrupted by the early adjournment of the sitting due to lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 31st session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for 54…

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KP Assembly Adopts Resolution to Condemn Violence against Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2017: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 26th session:  Members’ Participation The KP Assembly met for an hour and 47 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday took up the entire agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 8th sitting of 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 22 minutes. The sitting started at…

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National Assembly Condemns Violence against Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2017: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday condemning the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 46th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Five Govt Bills, Grants Extension to Three Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, September 19, 2017: The Punjab Assembly granted 90-day extension to three ordinances and passed five government bills on Wednesday, including the bills to grant the status of universities to three medical colleges, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 31st…

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