Punjab PA Session Marked by Low Interest of Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, September 9, 2015: The 16th session of the Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance of lawmakers as the House witnessed passage of one and introduction of eleven government bills, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising ten sittings, started on August 26, 2015 and concluded on September 8, 2015. On average, each sitting started 95 minutes behind the schedule and lasted an hour and 36 minutes.

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FAFEN News Alert – Fortnightly Newsletter- Issue 3

TDEA-FAFEN releases 3rd edition of its fortnightly newsletter ‘FAFEN News Alert’ on Monday (August 31, 2015). The Newsletter contains news of Haripur by-election, upcoming CADGP trainings, FAFEN’s petition on opening up Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms, Deteriorating Infrastructure of Government Schools and MPs Attendance Record Card. Kindly go through the newsletter and give your valuable feedback at info@fafen.org for improvement.

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24th National Assembly Session Attendance Report Card

FAFEN releases the Attendance Report Card for the 24th National Assembly Session. The report is based on the attendance data made public by the National Assembly Secretariat. The report sheds light on overall attendance of the lawmakers during the session as well as the attendance of key members such as Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, parliamentary leaders and federal ministers.

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NA Session: 12 Bills Passed, Nine Resolutions Adopted amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2015: The 24th session of the National Assembly was marked by the passage of twelve government bills and adoption of nine resolutions as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising 14 sittings, started on July 27 and was prorogued on August 13, 2015. On average, each sitting started 32 minutes behind the schedule and lasted three hours and four minutes.

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FAFEN News Alert – Fortnightly Newsletter- Issue 2

TDEA- FAFEN is pleased to announce the release of its 2nd edition of fortnightly newsletter FAFEN News Alert on the auspicious occasion of Pakistan independence. The second edition goes one step further and include the activities related parliamentary oversight and reform and election oversight and reforms. Kindly go through the newsletter and give your valuable feedback at info@fafen.org for improvement.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 21st Session Report

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed seven bills and adopted six resolutions during its 21st session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of the Sindh Assembly. The House passed seven bills – six government and one private. One private bill was introduced in the House while a government bill and another private bill appearing on the agenda were not considered during the session.

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – July 2015

پاکستان کے پہلے پارلیمانی میگزین ایوان عام کا آٹھواں شمارہ حاضر ہے ۔ اس شمارے میں آپ پارلیمان اور صوبائی اسمبلیوں کے بجٹ اجلاسوں کی روداد سے واقفیت حاصل کریں   گے ۔ آپ یہ بھی جانیں گے کہ کس ایوان کے   اراکین نے مالی سال دو ہزار پندرہ، سولہ کے بجٹ کی منظوری میں زیادہ…

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FAFEN News Alert – Fortnightly Newsletter – Issue 1

TDEA- FAFEN is pleased to announce the release of its fortnightly newsletter FAFEN News Alert, which will highlight the activities of all the on-going projects, be it electoral oversight, research and reforms, parliamentary oversight and reforms or governance related programmes. Kindly go through the newsletter and give your valuable feedback at info@fafen.org for improvement.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 117th Session Report

ISLAMABAD, July 30, 2015: Seven bills were and passed and two resolutions adopted while the House continued to witness low attendance of the lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session spanned over five sittings, started on July 6 and was prorogued sine die on July 10. The session lasted for a total of 15 hours and 15 minutes. On average, each sitting started two minutes behind the schedule with 15 members present at the outset and 36 at the end.

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