FAFEN Parliament Monitor: 9th Session Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (January 6-22, 2014)

The ninth session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly achieved a milestone by being the first provincial assembly to pass the Ehtesab (Accountability) Commission Bill, 2014 to overcome corruption. The Estesab Commission Bill was passed along with the other legislation. The legislation was done in the atmosphere of low attendance and prevailing lack of interest amongst the law-makers, says the Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on the direct observation of the session.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor – Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 4th Session, September 10-18, 2013

The fourth session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed the introduction of a bill on right to information, providing for setting up a powerful Information Commission and protecting the whistleblowers against legal, administrative or employment related sanction for releasing information on wrongdoing. The House also unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the suicide attacks on…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor – 6th Session Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa October 7-11, 2013

The sixth session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed the introduction of two important government bills on the local government system and the establishment of an accountability commission, amidst government and opposition walkouts. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Bill, 2013 provides for holding the local government elections on party basis at district and tehsil council…

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