Senate Refers Eight Bills to Committees, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, July 13, 2020: The Senate referred eight private members’ bills to the relevant committees after their introduction in the House and adopted three resolutions on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 300th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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NA Takes Up Entire Agenda, Discusses Agricultural Challenges

ISLAMABAD, July 10, 2020: The National Assembly addressed its entire agenda on Friday and discussed agriculture and tourism related issues through points of order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 3rd sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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National Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, July 9, 2020: The National Assembly transacted its entire agenda on Thursday but was adjourned due to lack of quorum after opposition’s walkout from the House, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 2nd sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Assembly…

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NA Transacts Entire Agenda, POs and Public Matters Consume 78% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, July 8, 2020: The National Assembly transacted its entire agenda on Wednesday and consumed 78 percent of its proceedings in discussion on public matters raised in the House through points of order and Rule 18 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in National Assembly 2007, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily…

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Availability and Enforcement of Official Prices Worsen

ISLAMABAD, July 8, 2020: Growing unavailability of official price lists of everyday commodities in most parts of the country and continual lax enforcement of available approved rates showed the indifference of the authorities to market regulations, says the 10th Weekly Price Monitor issued by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

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Weak Enforcement Leads to Overpricing of Wheat and Sugar

Weak Enforcement Leads to Overpricing of Wheat and Sugar

ISLAMABAD, July 01, 2020: More than half of the markets in Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan sold wheat flour and sugar at higher prices than those officially notified as people struggled to access the official price lists of everyday commodities in a majority of the markets in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Sindh.

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NA Approves 71 Supplementary Demands for Grants amid Opposition’s Walkout

Budget Session Prorogued after PM Speech ISLAMABAD, June 30, 2020: The National Assembly concluded its budget session on Tuesday after speech of Prime Minister in the absence of opposition and approval of 71 Supplementary Demands for Grants for the fiscal year 2019-20, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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Budget Session of Sindh Assembly Concludes

 ISLAMABAD, June 29, 2020: The Budget Session of Sindh Assembly concluded here on Monday and the last sitting transacted entire agenda appearing on `Orders of the Day’, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth (last) sitting of the 10th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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National Assembly Passes Finance Bill, 2020

ISLAMABAD, June 29, 2020: The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill, 2020 after voice voting along with amendments, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 17th sitting of the 22nd session of NA: Members’ Participation  The House met for three hours and 55 minutes.…

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National Assembly Approves 23 Demands for Grants of Four Divisions

ISLAMABAD, June 27, 2020: The National Assembly approved 23 Demands for Grants on Saturday for fiscal year 2020-21 mainly related to four divisions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 16th sitting of the 22nd session of NA: Members’ Participation The House met for eight hours…

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