National Assembly formally initiates debate on federal budget

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2021: The National Assembly formally initiated debate on the Federal Budget 2021-22 after adjournment of last three sittings due to confrontation between the treasury and the opposition benches, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of…

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Opposition leader opens budget debate in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2021: The leader of the opposition in Punjab Assembly opened debate on the Provincial annual budget for the financial year 2021-22 on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 33rd session: Members’ Participation The House met for four hours and…

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Treasury-Opposition confrontation leads to adjournment of NA sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2021: The National Assembly failed to discuss federal budget 2021-22 and the sitting was adjourned amid confrontation between treasury and opposition lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 34th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Govt-Opposition row halts budget debate in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2021: The budget debate in the National Assembly was halted due to the confrontation between the government and the opposition members, who came close to blows and threw copies of budget documents on each other during speech of the opposition leader, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday.…

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Senate continues debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2021: The Senate continued debate on Finance Bill, 2021 and witnessed introduction of six government bills, which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 3rd sitting of 312th session: Members’…

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Provincial Budget for the Year 2021-22 presented in Sindh Assembly

 ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2021: The Provincial Government presented the budget statement for the financial year 2021-22 in the Assembly amid protest by the Opposition lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 10th sitting of the 21st session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Balochistan Assembly holds pre-budget debate

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2021: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan held pre-budget debate and allocation of funds for development schemes to non-elected persons in constituencies of opposition lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first and last sitting of…

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NA fails to discuss federal budget 2021-22

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2021: The National Assembly failed to discuss federal budget 2021-22 and the sitting remained suspended for more than three hours amid protest by the treasury lawmakers during opening speech of the leader of the opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of…

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Senate starts debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2021: The Senate started debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2021, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 2nd sitting of 312th session: Members’ Participation The House met for three hours…

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