Senate Session Prorogued After Transacting Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, February 4, 2021: The 306th Session of Senate was prorogued after transacting entire agenda on Thursday, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the sixth sitting of 306th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and twenty-five minutes. The sitting…

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NA Session Prorogued without Consensus on Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 4, 2021: The 28th Session of National Assembly was prorogued on Thursday without any significant development on the 26th Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 mainly related to the conduct of Senate elections through open ballot, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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NA Sitting Fails to Pass Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2021: The 26th Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 could not sail through the National Assembly due to lack of required numbers of lawmakers as the Opposition demanded consensus through debate before passage of the bill, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of…

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FAFEN Demands Parliamentary Oversight of COVID-19 Response

Transparency is critical to successful vaccination drive ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2021: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has demanded parliamentary oversight of COVID-19 response as it is critical for bringing transparency to a successful vaccination drive. In its third monthly COVID-19 response monitoring report, FAFEN observed decline in the total number of active cases by…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Five Adjournment Motions, Two Resolutions 

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2021: The Punjab Assembly deferred most of its agenda on Tuesday including five adjournment motions and two resolutions due to absence or request of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fifth and last…

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NA Leaves Two-Third Agenda Unaddressed on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2021: The National Assembly left two-third agenda unaddressed on Private Members’ Day and referred eleven 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 sixth sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Right to Information Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 01, 2021: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan  passed two government bills on Monday including the Right to Information Bill 2021, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 3rd sitting of 32nd session: Members’ Participation The House met for three hours…

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Senate Leaves Private Members’ Resolutions Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2021: The Senate left five resolutions unaddressed on Private Members’ Day and also deferred as many bills seeking amendments in the Constitution due to low attendance of lawmakers, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions to Extend Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2021: The Punjab Assembly adopted four resolutions to extend as many Ordinances for a further period of 90 days, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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NA Passes Three Govt. Bills amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2021: The National Assembly left 42 percent of its agenda unaddressed and passed three government bills amid protest by the opposition lawmakers, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation The…

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