Balochistan PA: Lack of Quorums Leads to Early Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2021: The Balochistan Assembly was adjourned on Friday due to lack of quorum leaving private members’ resolutions unaddressed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 32nd session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and seven…

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FAFEN Cautions Against Hasty Legislation for Senate Election Reforms

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2021: Federal government and political parties must hold thorough consultations to reach a consensus decision on reforming the Senate election process instead of opting for hasty legislation without weighing its pros and cons, a Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) statement said on Friday. FAFEN considers it unwise to rush through a…

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TDEA Screens Documentary to Promote Decent Work Conditions for Brick Kilns Workers

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2021:  A rigorous monitoring regime, socially-conscious brick buying, and strict enforcement of labor laws are crucial for promotion of decent work principles at the brick kilns in Pakistan. These views were expressed by speakers at the screening event of a documentary titled The Distant Dream, which focuses on the plight of brick…

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Punjab Assembly Refers Three Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2021: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the introduction of three government bills on Friday which were referred to the relevant committees for consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the third sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The House…

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NA Leaves Most of its Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2021: The National Assembly left 82 percent of its agenda unaddressed and discussed a privilege motion of PML-N lawmaker, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2021: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday and continued debate on the presidential address to the Parliament, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 306th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and…

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Balochistan PA Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2021: The Balochistan Assembly could not take up its legislative agenda on Tuesday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 32nd session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Half of its Agenda, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2021: The Punjab Assembly adopted three private members’ resolutions and deferred half of its agenda on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Presidential Address to Parliament

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2021: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Tuesday and started discussion on the presidential address to the Parliament, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 3rd sitting of 306th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 50…

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National Assembly Leaves 78 Percent Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2021: The National Assembly left 78 percent of its agenda unaddressed on Private Members’ Day and referred four bills to the relevant standing committees after their introduction, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the…

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