FAFEN Parliament Monitor National Assembly of Pakistan 47th Session Report

FAFEN Parliament Monitor National Assembly of Pakistan 47th Session Report

Islamabad, November 26, 2012: The 47th session of the National Assembly did not address 64% of the agenda items listed on the orders of the day as it witnessed low attendance, lack of quorum, late starts and excessive use of points of order interrupting the regular proceedings. However five bills were passed during the session,…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Punjab 42nd Session Report

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Punjab 42nd Session Report

The brief 42nd session of the Punjab Assembly that passed six pieces of legislation was marked by the disinterest of MPAs in sessions’ proceedings. The session witnessed low attendance of members in each of the four sittings and persistent lack of quorum. On average, only 36 out of 371 members were present at the beginning…

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Increase in Property-Related FIRs

Increase in Property-Related FIRs

ISLAMABAD, November 6: Property-related cases increased 9% during the June-August 2012 quarter as 85 FIRs were filed per district in August compared with those registered in July (81) and June (78), says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 86th Session Report 2012

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 86th Session Report 2012

Low attendance of senators, lackluster debates on the issues of national significance such as the deteriorating law and order, devastation caused by floods in Balochistan and increase in the prices of petroleum products marked the 86th session, which took up only 37% of the listed agenda items. The house did not take up nine resolutions, six…

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Low Government Oversight of Dispensaries

Low Government Oversight of Dispensaries

ISLAMABAD, October 5: The data gathered in August shows government/elected officials made only 83 visits to the monitored dispensaries (June-August 2012 quarter), meaning at least 50% facilities were ignored altogether, says a Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) report.

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15% Increase in Cases of Motor Vehicle Snatching

15% Increase in Cases of Motor Vehicle Snatching

ISLAMABAD, October 3: Incidents of motor vehicle snatching increased 15% as 54 districts reported 836 cases in July compared with preceding month’s 723 recorded in 56 districts, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

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Skin Diseases Up 15% in July

Skin Diseases Up 15% in July

ISLAMABAD, October 1: Skin diseases increased 15% with average 3,275 scabies cases being reported per district in July as compared with 2,842 recorded in the preceding month, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

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