International Youth Day: Young lawmakers remain active in legislative business

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2016: Young parliamentarians in the National Assembly actively participated in legislative business and contributed to house agenda to address critical issues through various parliamentary tools including legislation, resolutions, motions and Calling Attention Notices (CANs). In connection with the International Youth Day, the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released a report on…

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NA Skips Business due to Lack of Quorum

House offers prayers on demise of renowned cricketer Hanif Mohammad ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2016: The National Assembly could not take up any agenda item appearing on the ‘List of Business’ of the House due to lack of quorum on Friday. The Speaker, Leader of the House and Leader of the Opposition did not attend the…

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – July 2016

پاکستان کے پہلے پارلیمانی میگزین ایوان عام کا تازہ ترین شمارہ حاضر ہے ۔ اس شمارے میں آپ کے پڑھنے کیلئے پارلیمان اور صوبائی اسمبلیوں کے بجٹ و عام اجلاسوں کی روداد ، اراکین کے رویئے اورگزشتہ تین پارلیمانی سالوں کے دوران ایوان زیریں کے اراکین کی حاضری پر خصوصی رپورٹس ہیں ۔

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Deputy Speaker slot lying vacant for seven months

Balochistan PA Takes Up Issues of Public Interest Session marked by low attendance of lawmakers The Balochistan Assembly debated critical issues of energy, governance, health and agriculture during its 31st session and adopted four resolutions to bring about improvement in these sectors, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report based on…

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Senate’s 250th Session: Six Bills Passed, 10 Resolutions Adopted

PM remains absent during entire session Senate’s representation in PAC ensured through amendment House rejects National Accountability (Amendment) Bill, 2015 The Senate passed long-awaited Prevention of Electronics Crimes Bill 2016 during its 250th session held between July 18 and 29, 2016. In addition, the Upper House also carried a motion to insert new rule in…

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – May- June 2016

ایوان عام کے زیرنظر شمارہ میں آپ جان سکتے ہیں ایوان بالا ، ایوان زیریں اور چاروں صوبائی ایوانوں کی کارروائی کا خلاصہ علاوہ ازیں پاکستان مسلم لیگ (ن) کی خاتون رکن محترمہ زیب جعفر اور جماعت اسلامی پاکستان کی خاتون رکن محترمہ عائشہ سید کی بطور رکن ایوان زیریں پارلیمانی کار کر دگی، پانامہ لیکس پر پارلیمان اور قوم سے وزیراعظم کے خطابات کے اہم نکات ۔ علاوہ ازیں ایوان زیریں کے قواعد و ضوابط ہائے کار میں سے توجہ دلاؤ نوٹس سے متعلق ایک جامع مضمون بھی شامل اشاعت ہے ۔

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Punjab Assembly: Only 26% Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Debate

 Chief Minister attends three out of eleven sittings of budget session The Assembly amends local government law, pays tribute to Sabri The Punjab Assembly passed the Annual Budget 2016-17 and the Supplementary Budget 2015-16 during 22nd session which continued from June 13 to June 29, 2016. It is ninth consecutive budget of the Punjab presented…

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43% Lawmakers Remain Inactive During Budget Session

Low interest of lawmakers was witnessed during the Budget session (30th) of the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan as 28 members (43%) did not participate in the general discussion on budget, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. Among twenty five male and three female inactive members, fourteen belonged to PML-N followed…

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76 Lawmakers Remain Silent During Budget Deliberations

Nearly 46% of the lawmakers did not contribute in the budget debate during Sindh Assembly’s 25th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. Provincial Minister for Finance tabled the Sindh Finance Bill, 2016 during the first sitting which was passed by the House in the 11th sitting after discussion on the provincial budget for…

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KP Budget Session Marked by Low Interest of Lawmakers

75%  lawmakers remain inactive during budget debate The 19th session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was marked by the passage of the Finance Bill 2016 amid low interest of lawmakers in budget debate as well as proceedings of the House, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Ninety-two members (75% of the current membership – 123)…

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