COVID-19: FAFEN Urges Immediate Reconvening of Parliament, Provincial Assemblies

Seven of Worst-Hit Countries have their Parliaments in Session to handle Pandemic ISLAMABAD, March 24, 2020: The Parliament and the provincial assemblies should take center stage in order to forge political consensus and provide leadership to the executive in shaping Pakistan’s response to the multifaceted challenges posed by the rising spread of COVID-19 in the…

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Balochistan Assembly Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2020: The Balochistan Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Thursday and was prorogued sine die over lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth (last) sitting of the 20th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Balochistan PA Discusses Precautionary Measures to Avoid Coronavirus

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan discussed the government strategy to avoid the spread of Coronavirus in Pakistan and adopted a resolution to support China and Iran against novel coronavirus, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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Balochistan PA Takes Up Entire Agenda, Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan took up entire Private Members’ agenda and adopted four resolutions on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 20th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and…

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Balochistan PA Leaves Agenda Unaddressed, Discusses Law and Order Situation

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan left its entire agenda unaddressed and discussed law and order situation in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 20th session:  Members’ Participation The House met…

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Requisitioned Session of Balochistan Assembly Addresses Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2020: The requisitioned session of the Balochistan Assembly was prorogued sine die on Thursday after addressing entire agenda, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceeding during second and last sitting of the requisitioned (19th) session: Members’ Participation The House met for five hours and…

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Balochistan Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2020: The requisitioned session of the Balochistan Assembly was adjourned without addressing most of the agenda due to lack of quorum on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceeding during first sitting of the requisitioned (19th) session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Balochistan Assembly Witnesses Low Interest of Lawmakers during 18th Session

ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2019: The 18th session of the Balochistan Assembly witnessed low attendance and less interest of the lawmakers in the parliamentary proceedings as three out of four sittings were adjourned due to lack of quorum without addressing most of the scheduled agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising four sittings, started on December 17, 2019, and…

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Balochistan Assembly Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 26, 2019: The Balochistan Assembly’s 18th session was prorogued sine die on Thursday leaving most of its scheduled business unaddressed due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during last (fourth) sitting of the 18th session:  Members’ Participation…

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