ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2018: The National Assembly approved formation of a special committee to probe allegations of rigging in General Election 2018 while Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs introduced the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill 2018 in the National Assembly, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key…Details
ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2018: The newly elected President of Pakistan Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi on Monday addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on the beginning of the first parliamentary year of the National Assembly, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).
The sitting started 15 minutes behind the schedule, lasting 40 minutes during which the President spoke on national issues for 24 minutes. The Presidential Address is mandatory under the Constitution at the start of each parliamentary year. Read More >>Details
ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2018: The Sindh Assembly on Monday witnessed presentation of nine-month Budget Statement of the Financial Year 2018-19 from October 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The PPPP Government had earlier on presented the financial year’s budget before the end of the previous assembly’s…Details
ISLAMABAD, September 5, 2018: The House of Federation did not address 40% of its scheduled business during 281st session. The House witnessed change in its leadership following the formation of PTI-led new government at the federal level. Senator Shibli Faraz of the ruling party was notified as the Leader of the House while Senator Raja Zafar-ul-Haq of PML-N became the Leader of the Opposition.
The House considered 35 (59%) of 59 agenda items appearing on Orders of the Day set for six-sitting session. Of the remaining agenda, 23 items were never taken up while one was dropped due to absence of the concerned lawmaker. Most of the left-over agenda belonged to private lawmakers set for consideration on private members’ day (Monday). Read More >>Details
ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2018: The federal and provincial lawmakers voted to elect the 13th President of Pakistan on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Factsheet. The election took place at the meetings of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and the four provincial assemblies under the Article 41 (4) and the procedure provided in the…Details
Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, September 3, 2018: The Senate deferred agenda on Private Member’s Day to debate the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018 on Monday which could not be initiated in the previous two sittings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the last…Details
ISLAMABAD, August 31, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly on Friday passed a motion to allow the use of Provincial Assembly Hall for Presidential Election on September 4, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first and last sitting of second session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly…Details
ISLAMABAD, August 31, 2018: The Senate on Friday transacted most of its business but again deferred debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Chair admitted an Adjournment Motion (AM) in the previous sitting for debate on the issue of rigging in General Elections, 2018…Details
ISLAMABAD, August 30: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued the final list of candidates for the presidential election. According to the notification issued here, three persons have been validly nominated for election to the office of the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. These three candidates included Mr. Aitzaz Ahsan from PPPP, Arif-ur-Rehman […]Details
Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2018: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to condemn a blasphemous cartoon contest in Netherlands, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of the 2nd session: Members’ Participation…Details