Senate Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2015: The Senate witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday as the House continued its debate on the annual budget statement for the fiscal year 2015-16, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Eighteen members (17%) were present at the start of the sitting and 15 (14%) at the time of adjournment.…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2015: The Senate continued to debate the Finance Bill 2015 on Monday as the House witnessed low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Fourteen members (13%) were present at the start of the sitting and 30 (29%) at the time of adjournment. Six lawmakers – two from PML-N,…

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FAFEN to Observe Local Government Elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2015: Continuing with its mandate to strengthen the election process in Pakistan, Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) will observe the upcoming local government elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, scheduled to be held on May 30, 2015. FAFEN plans to deploy a total of 1,026 trained and non-partisan observers in as many union councils…

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