Punjab Assembly Condoles Tragedies in Naltar, Karachi

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Friday as the House unanimously adopted two resolutions to lament the tragedies in Naltar and Karachi, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 79 minutes behind the schedule with 48 lawmakers (13%) present at the start and 20 (5%)…

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NA Session Marked by Low Attendance, Multiple Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2015: The 21st session of the National Assembly was marked by thin attendance of lawmakers as the House witnessed multiple protests/walkouts and the introduction of four private bills, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising seven sittings, started on April 20 and concluded on April 29, 2015. On average, each sitting started 26 minutes behind the schedule and lasted two hours and 37 minutes.

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NA Sitting Marked by Opposition, Women MPs’ Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2015: The sixth sitting of the National Assembly’s ongoing session was marked by low attendance and walkouts staged by opposition and women lawmakers against obstruction in release of development funds, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 24 minutes behind the schedule with 52 (15%) members present at the…

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