Points of Public Importance Consume One Third of Senate Proceedings

 ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2020: The Senate transacted most of its agenda on Friday and consumed almost one third of the proceedings in points of public importance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 5th sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Lack of Quorum: NA Session Adjourned sans Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2020: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday without taking up any of the agenda item as the government could not manage to maintain the required quorum in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 27th session:…

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Senate Defers Debate on Price Hike, Discuses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2020: The Senate deferred debate regarding hike in prices of medicines, electricity and basic food items and consumed major part of the proceedings in discussion on arrest of a PML-N Leader over sloganeering at Quaid’s Mausoleum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Demands Withdrawal of Island Ordinance

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2020: The Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday condemning the Pakistan Islands Development Authority Ordinance and demanded the federal government to withdraw it, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the single-sitting 14th session:   Members’ Participation…

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Ministerial Absence Leads to Adjournment of Balochistan Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2020: The absence of provincial cabinet ministers during first sitting of the 28th session of Balochistan Assembly led to the adjournment of proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 28th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2020: The Senate sitting was adjourned on Tuesday amid lack of quorum and opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 59 minutes. The sitting started…

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NA Refers 13 Private Members’ Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2020: The National Assembly passed three private members’ bills and referred 13 other legislative proposals to the relevant standing committees amid opposition’s protest in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the third sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Skips Regular Agenda, Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2020: The Senate left its entire agenda unaddressed on Private Members’ Day and consumed major portion of the proceedings in debate on political issues raised through Points of Order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Over Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2020: The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday due to lack of quorum amidst absence of the Leaders of the House and the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Bill Introduced in National Assembly to Amend Elections Act, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2020: The National Assembly transacted more than half of its agenda on Friday and witnessed introduction of a government bill seeking amendment in the Elections Act, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The…

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