NA Rejects Cut Motions, Approves 49 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The National Assembly approved 49 demands for grants on Monday and rejected all the cut motions in the absence of opposition lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 26 minutes behind the schedule with 59 members (17%) present at the start and 96 (28%) at the time…

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Balochistan Assembly Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly continued general discussion on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 on Sunday, as eight lawmakers took 88% of the proceedings’ time, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 35 minutes behind the schedule with 20 members (31% of the total membership-65) present at…

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Balochistan Assembly: Opposition Leader Starts Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly opened debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 with the speech of Leader of the Opposition on Saturday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 40 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (57% of the total membership-65) present at the start…

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Sindh Budget Debate Consumes 86% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Saturday, as major part of the sitting was consumed in the debate on Provincial Budget 2015-16, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 73 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (22%) present…

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National Assembly Approves 94 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The National Assembly adopted 94 Demands for Grants of different departments during 11th sitting of the 23rd session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. On the other hand, the opposition moved cut motions on 49 Demands for Grants for the departments of Communications, Cabinet Division,…

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Sindh Assembly: 11 Lawmakers Debate Provincial Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-16, as eleven lawmakers expressed their views on the annual financial statement on Friday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 56 minutes behind the schedule with 22 members (13%) present at the start and…

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Punjab Assembly Concludes Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The Punjab Finance Minister concluded debate on the provincial budget 2015-2016 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 8th sitting of 15th assembly session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Finance Minister took 13 minutes to wind up the debate while 17 lawmakers, including…

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Finance Minister Winds up Budget Debate in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2015: The Finance Minister wrapped up the general discussion on Federal Budget 2015-16 during 10th sitting of the 23rd session of National Assembly on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Finance Minister informed the House that 56 out of 92 recommendations forwarded by the Senate…

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26 Petitions Still Pending with Tribunals

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2015: Eight more cases were decided by the election tribunals constituted by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in May 2015 – bringing the total number of decided cases to 385 out of 411, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday.

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Sindh Assembly Continues Debate on Provincial Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued debate on the Provincial Budget 2015-16, as fifteen lawmakers expressed their views on Thursday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 62 minutes behind the schedule with 20 members (12%) present at the start and 52 (31%) at the time…

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