FAFEN Observes Election Campaign Environment in Newly Merged Districts

ISLAMABAD, July 18, 2019: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released its third update on the observation of election campaign environment in the Newly Merged Districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Thursday. The purpose of observation is to contribute to the evolution of an election process that is free, fair, transparent and accountable, in…

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FAFEN Releases Report on Candidates’ Scrutiny for Elections in Newly Merged Districts

ISLAMABAD, July 3, 2019: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released a report on the scrutiny of nominated candidates for provincial assembly elections in the newly merged districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Wednesday. The report is based on the information gathered systematically by FAFEN Long Term Observers (LTOs) at the Returning Officers’ (ROs)…

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Balochistan Assembly: 43% Lawmakers Abstain from Budget Debate

Balochistan Assembly: 43% Lawmakers Abstain from Budget Debate

Leader of House attends all six sittings Four walkouts witnessed during session ISLAMABAD, June 29, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed low interest of lawmakers, especially those belonging to the government, during the Budget Session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. As many as 28 members (43%) did not participate…

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77 Senators Not Contributed to Debate on Finance Bill

Treasury, Opposition Come Close to Blows Govt Couldn’t Conclude Debate on Finance Bill ISLAMABAD: The non-traditional conclusion of the budget debate by the treasury benches was the hallmark of 290th Session of the House of Federation that mainly witnessed discussion on the federal budget 2019-20 amid severe criticism by the lawmakers from each side of…

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Senate Addresses 93 Percent Agenda during 288th Session

Senate Addresses 93 Percent Agenda during 288th Session

69 Lawmakers Participate in the Proceedings ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2019: The Senate addressed 93 percent of its agenda during 288th session with 67 percent lawmakers participating in the proceedings. The House passed five private members’ bills and a government bill during the session that continued between April 25 and May 13, 2019 while it also debated…

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Balochistan Assembly Leaves 68% Agenda Unaddressed during 12th Session

Balochistan Assembly Leaves 68% Agenda Unaddressed during 12th Session

25 Percent Lawmakers participated in the proceedings ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan did not addressed 68 percent of its scheduled agenda during 12th session that continued from April 25 to May 3, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report. The four-sitting session’s agenda comprised seven resolutions,…

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KP Assembly Addresses 94% Agenda during sixth Session

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) addressed 94 percent of its scheduled business during sixth session that comprised 20 sittings held between March 15 and May 2, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report. The overall business including regular and supplementary agenda brought before the House during sixth session comprised…

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Punjab Assembly Addresses 93% Agenda during Ninth Session

78% Lawmakers Remain Inactive during Session ISLAMABAD, May 03, 2019: Nearly 78% of the legislators did not participate in the proceedings of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during ninth session that continued between April 22 and May 03, 2019. As many as 81 lawmakers or 22 percent of the total 369 including 23 women and 58 men…

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