FAFEN Parliament Monitor National Assembly of Pakistan 30th Session Report

The National Assembly passed seven government bills and adopted nine resolutions during its 30th session held between March 14 and March 25, 2016. Session Time and Attendance: The cumulative duration of seven sittings was 18 hours and 42 minutes while each sitting, on average, started five minutes behind the schedule and continued for two hours…

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Less in Number but Violations Persist in By-Elections Marked by Heavy Presence of Security

ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2016: Sporadic instances of bar on election observers, illegal campaigning inside and around polling stations, breach of voters’ right to secret ballot, unconducive environment for women voters, illegal restrictions on polling agents by security staff and insufficient availability of critical election material were recorded in otherwise well-administered and peaceful by-elections in two…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Punjab 19th Session Report

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly passed 20 bills and adopted 17 resolutions during its 19th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. The session, comprising 21 sittings, started on January 29, 2016 and concluded on February 26, 2016. On average, each sitting started 77 minutes behind the schedule and lasted two…

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – February 2016

ایوان عام کے زیرنظر شمارہ میں آپ جان سکتے ہیں ایوان بالا ، ایوان زیریں اور چاروں صوبائی ایوانوں کی کارروائی کا خلاصہ ۔ نمائندہ و کارکردگی کے باب میں جمعیت العلما اسلام (ف) کے سینیٹر جناب ہیمن داس کی پارلیمانی کارکردگی اور اداریہ ۔

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A Tribute to Women Parliamentarians 2015 -16

Women form half of the population in Pakistan but their share in political and economic spheres is not proportionate to their numbers primarily due to cultural barriers that restrict their social and political participation. It was against this backdrop that women were given a 22 percent quota of seats in the Parliament and the Provincial…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 126th Session Report

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2016: With an average of 16% Senators present at the start and 26% at the end of each sitting, the 126th session of Senate passed six bills and adopted ten resolutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The last session of 13th Parliamentary year comprising ten sittings, started on February 29…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Sindh 23rd Session Report

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh considered heavy legislative business during its 23rd  session – longest session of 3rd parliamentary year of the 14th Provincial Assembly – comprising 21 sittings, started on January 15 and ended on March 4, 2016, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report. The House passed eight…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor National Assembly of Pakistan 29th Session Report

The National Assembly passed three government bills, adopted five resolutions and discussed two Motions under Rule 259 during 29th session which was prorogued on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Parliament Monitor. The Prime Minister also visited the House once after three months. The session was requisitioned by the Opposition to discuss the matters…

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