Senate Discusses Quetta Sit-in, Political Development

ISLAMABAD, January 8, 2021: The Senate on Friday debated a motion under rule 218 regarding the ‘government’s unprecedented crackdown’ against the workers of the opposition parties and also a sit-in protest by the families of slain miners in Quetta, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Bill to Revise Allowances of Parliamentary Secretaries

ISLAMABAD, January 7, 2021: The Sindh Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to revise the existing allowances and privileges of the Parliamentary Secretaries with effect from August 13, 2018 and referred three other legislative proposals to the relevant committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Sindh Assembly Condemns Attack on Hazara Community

ISLAMABAD, January 6, 2021: The Sindh Assembly left most of its agenda unaddressed on Wednesday and unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn attack on Hazara Community in Balochistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 17th session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Senate Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, January 5, 2021: The Senate on Tuesday adopted a resolution demanding immediate and unconditional release of Kashmiri political leader and activist, Asiya Andrabi, and expressed solidarity with the Kashmiris on the occasion of Right to Self-Determination Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Senate Takes up Law and Order, Accountability Issues

ISLAMABAD, January 4, 2021: The Senate discussed the law and order, particularly the killings of coal miners in Balochistan and a young man in Islamabad, and concluded debate on accountability related matters, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting…

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Senate Discusses Accountability Related Issues

ISLAMABAD, January 1, 2021: The Senate on Friday held discussion on the alleged victimization by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the opposition workers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of second sitting of 305th session requisitioned by the opposition lawmakers: Members’ Participation The…

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Balochistan Assembly Prorogued after Debate on Provincial Matters

ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2020: The requisitioned session of Balochistan Assembly concluded on Thursday after comprehensive debate on provincial matters including fencing in Gwadar city and law and order situation, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of…

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Senate Condoles Death of PML-N Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, December 30, 2020: The Senate did not take up its regular business on Wednesday to express condolence over the demise of PML-N Senator Kalsoom Parveen who passed away last week due to coronavirus, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting…

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Parliamentary Oversight Critical to Public Trust in Vaccine Procurement

FAFEN Calls for Convening Special Session of the Parliament on COVID-19 Response ISLAMABAD, December 29, 2020: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called upon the legislators to convene a special session of the Parliament to assess the situation and institute a robust parliamentary oversight of all matters related to COVID-19 in general and deliberations…

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Punjab PA Adopts Four Resolutions, Refers Private Members’ Bill to Committee

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2020: The Punjab Assembly adopted four resolutions and referred a private members’ bills to the relevant committee for deliberation, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second and last sitting of the 27th session: Members’…

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