Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2020: The Minister for Industries and Production presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2020 in Senate on Friday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of 299th session: Members’ Participation The House met for 50…

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Government Presents Federal Budget 2020-21 in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2020: The Minister of Industries and Production presented the federal budget for the year 2020-21 in the National Assembly amid opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of 22nd session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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National Assembly’s Budget Session 2020-21: What You Need to Know

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2020: The government is all set to present the budget for the next fiscal year 2020-21 in the National Assembly this afternoon. The Economic Survey (2019-2020) released on Thursday points to the huge toll COVID-19 has taken on the economy’s overall growth in the current fiscal year. Despite narrowing down existing account and trade deficits,

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National Assembly Approves Motion of Thanks on President’s Address

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2020: The National Assembly approved the Motion of Thanks expressing gratitude to the President of Pakistan for his address to both Houses assembled together on September 12, 2019, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the…

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Senate Discusses Incident of PIA Plane Crash at Karachi

 ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2020: The Senate discussed tragic incident of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash at Karachi, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 299th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and 36…

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37 Percent Increase in Chicken Market Prices Recorded over Past Five Weeks

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2020: The prices of essential commodities including wheat flour, chicken, and meat remained increasingly unstable in various parts of the country over past five weeks, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Weekly Price Monitor. A comparison in the average prices of six commodities as reported on April 23 and…

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NA Discusses Multiple Issues by following Safe-Distancing Guidelines

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2020: The National Assembly took up its entire agenda by adopting standard operating procedures (SOPs) with regards to prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic. The members consumed their time in discussing the issues related to politics, parliamentary business, agriculture, health and economy, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on…

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National Assembly Transacts Most of Agenda, Discusses Stranded Pakistanis Issue

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2020: The National Assembly took up most of the agenda and discussed the issue of stranded Pakistanis through points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 22nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Senate Passes Four Private Members’ Bill, Refers Seven Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2020: The Senate passed four private members’ bills and referred seven other bills to the relevant committees for their further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 299th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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Sindh Assembly Concludes Debate on Situation after COVID-19

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2020: The 9th session of Sindh Assembly was prorogued on Friday after two days debate on measures to tackle COVID-19, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during third & last sitting of the ninth session: Members’…

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