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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KP Assembly Initiates Legislation on Water Resources

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held first reading of a government bill that seeks to manage and regulate the water resources in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 11th session: Members’…

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Opposition’s Protest Leads to Early Adjournment of KP Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was adjourned early on Tuesday without addressing questions and Call Attention Notices included in the agenda due to protest by the opposition parties in the House for the fifth consecutive day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key…

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KP Assembly Passes Four Bills, Dissolves Standing Committees

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed four government bills and adopted a motion to dissolve the existing standing committees of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 11th session: Members’ Participation…

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KP Assembly Passes Two Govt. Bills amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed two government bills and adopted a resolution on Friday amidst protest by the opposition parties against the ministerial absence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 11th session: Members’…

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KP Assembly Amends Land Acquisition Law amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on Tuesday amidst protest by the opposition parties against the ministerial absence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the…

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KP Assembly: Govt Introduces Legislative Agenda amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2020: The government introduced four legislative proposals in the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Monday amidst protest by the opposition parties against the ministerial absence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 11th session: Members’…

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KP Assembly Passes Bills on Vagrancy and Harassment at Workplaces

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed two government bills concerning the vagrancy and protection of women against harassment at workplaces on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th sitting of the tenth session: Members’ Participation…

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