Senate Elects Chairman, Deputy Chairman

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2021: The Senate on Friday elected its Chairman and Deputy Chairman during first day of the new parliamentary year, while 48 Senators took oath earlier in the day, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Senator Sadiq Sanjrani was sworn in as Senate Chairman after he secured 48…

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Senate Completes 18th Parliamentary Year

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2021: The Senate completed its 18th Parliamentary Year on Thursday after the conclusion of 308th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Upper House held 58 sittings during 11 sessions (298th – 308th) in 18th Parliamentary Year started on March 12, 2020. Following are key observations…

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Outgoing Lawmakers Deliver Farewell Speeches in Senate

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2021: The Senate on Wednesday transacted entire agenda and witnessed farewell speeches by outgoing lawmakers, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) In its daily factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 308th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and two minutes. The…

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Punjab PA Passes Three Private Members’ Bills, Leaves Five Resolutions Unaddressed

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2021: The Punjab Assembly passed three Private Members’ bills and left five resolutions unaddressed on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the sixth and last sitting of the 30th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Pays Tribute to Pakistani Women

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2021: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Tuesday and adopted a resolution to pay tribute to Pakistani women in connection with the International Women’s Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 308th session: Members’ Participation…

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Punjab PA Commemorates International Women’s Day, Defers Question Hour

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2021: The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab unanimously adopted a resolution paying tribute to women on the eve of International Women’s Day and deferred question hour due to the absence of relevant minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the…

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Sindh PA Adopts Resolution to Pay Tribute to Pakistani Women

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2021: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a resolution to pay tribute to Pakistani Women on the occasion of International Women’s Day and left entire agenda except question hour unaddressed on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the…

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Women Parliamentarians Performance Report 2020-21

Female Lawmakers Sponsor 28 Percent Parliamentary Agenda during 2020-21 ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2021: Constituting only 20 percent of the Parliament, female lawmakers contributed 28 percent parliamentary agenda during 2020-2021. Their performance matched, or in some instances exceeded, the performance of their male colleagues in both agenda contribution and attendance. On average, each female MNA attended…

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Prime Minister Gets Vote of Confidence in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2021: Prime Minister Imran Khan got the vote of confidence in National Assembly and received 178 votes in his favor, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Saturday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first and last sitting of the 30th session:  Members’ Participation The National…

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