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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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2015 – 2016

The third parliamentary year of the 14th Sindh Assembly was characterized by active treasury-backed legislation as 28 government bills were passed and 36 resolutions – mainly dealing with governance, education and health issues – were adopted. The House assembled in five sessions starting on June 13, 2015 and ending on May 3, 2016. These sessions…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Sindh 24th Session Report

The Sindh Assembly passed 13 bills and adopted nine resolutions during its 24th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of proceedings of the Sindh Assembly. Out of 16 bills on list of business during the session, the House passed 13 government bills of which seven were…

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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 Provincial Assembly of Sindh 22nd Session Report

The adoption of a government resolution to decide the future of Rangers in Sindh province amidst howls of opposition parties remained highlighted subject in the House during 22nd session of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh. The House adopted a government resolution regarding ratification to Article 147 of the Constitution of Pakistan that was intended to empower the paramilitary forces to…

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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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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2013 – 2014

The first parliamentary year of the 14th Sindh Assembly was marked by heavy treasury-backed legislation amid protests, a lackluster government oversight in the absence of standing committees and lawmakers’ minimal participation during the question hours. A shift in trend was observed compared to the preceding year as lawmakers actively tabled agenda and utilized calling attention notices to question the government.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2012 – 2013

The fifth parliamentary year in the Sindh Assembly was marked by the passage of 47 bills – 43 government and four private member bills. Most of the bills (40) were passed in the last session of the fifth parliamentary year. These included five government and two private member bills to increase salaries, allowances, and other…

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2011 – 2012

FAFEN observations of the Sindh Assembly’s proceedings are recorded on a standardized form based on the objective rules of parliamentary procedure. This information is included in the PW database maintained at the FAFEN Secretariat. The analysis is compiled in the form of daily fact-sheets and session-wise reports, which are disseminated to the general public, media, and civil society organizations, parliamentarians, political parties and other relevant organizations and institutions.

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