Balochistan Assembly Discusses Locust Invasion, Electricity Crisis

ISLAMABAD, July 14, 2020: The requisitioned session of Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday discussed the issues of locust invasion and load-shedding in the Province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fist sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The House met for four…

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19 Standing Committees’ Reports Presented in NA

ISLAMABAD, July 14, 2020: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed introduction of three private members’ bills and presentation of 19 standing committees’ reports on as many legislative proposals, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 5th sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Discusses Govt. Agri Policy, Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, July 13, 2020:  The National Assembly (NA) on Monday left the legislative agenda unaddressed and started debate on the agricultural policy of the government, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 4th sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for four…

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Senate Refers Eight Bills to Committees, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, July 13, 2020: The Senate referred eight private members’ bills to the relevant committees after their introduction in the House and adopted three resolutions on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 300th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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NA Takes Up Entire Agenda, Discusses Agricultural Challenges

ISLAMABAD, July 10, 2020: The National Assembly addressed its entire agenda on Friday and discussed agriculture and tourism related issues through points of order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 3rd sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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National Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, July 9, 2020: The National Assembly transacted its entire agenda on Thursday but was adjourned due to lack of quorum after opposition’s walkout from the House, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 2nd sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Assembly…

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NA Transacts Entire Agenda, POs and Public Matters Consume 78% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, July 8, 2020: The National Assembly transacted its entire agenda on Wednesday and consumed 78 percent of its proceedings in discussion on public matters raised in the House through points of order and Rule 18 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in National Assembly 2007, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily…

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Availability and Enforcement of Official Prices Worsen

ISLAMABAD, July 8, 2020: Growing unavailability of official price lists of everyday commodities in most parts of the country and continual lax enforcement of available approved rates showed the indifference of the authorities to market regulations, says the 10th Weekly Price Monitor issued by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

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Weak Enforcement Leads to Overpricing of Wheat and Sugar

Weak Enforcement Leads to Overpricing of Wheat and Sugar

ISLAMABAD, July 01, 2020: More than half of the markets in Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan sold wheat flour and sugar at higher prices than those officially notified as people struggled to access the official price lists of everyday commodities in a majority of the markets in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Sindh.

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