Balochistan Assembly Discusses PSDP, NFC Award

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan discussed Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) for the years 2018-19, 2019-20 and delay in National Finance Commission (NFC) Award during the requisitioned session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and last…

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Sindh Assembly Condemns Arrest of Asif Ali Zardari

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a resolution to condemn the arrest of former President Asif Ali Zardari by National Accountability Bureau, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 5th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2019: The Minister of State for Revenue presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2019 in Senate on Tuesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 290th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Government Presents Federal Budget 2019-20 in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2019: The Minister of State for Revenue presented the federal budget for the year 2019-20 in the National Assembly on Tuesday amid opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 11th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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Opposition Protests in National Assembly against Arrest of PPPP Co-Chairperson

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2019: The National Assembly did not transact most of its regular agenda on Monday while Opposition parties protested against the arrest of PPPP Co-Chairperson by NAB, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the budget (11th) session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Transacts Only 30% Scheduled Business during 10th Session

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2019: The National Assembly of Pakistan (NA) addressed less than one third (or 30 percent) of its scheduled business during its 10th session that continued between May 24, 2019 and May 31, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report. Of 342 lawmakers, 73 (21 percent) including 50 men…

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National Assembly Session Prorogued Amid Protests

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2019: The 10th session of the National Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday without addressing its scheduled business amidst protests by treasury and opposition lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (fourth) sitting of the 10th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Condemns References against Judges, Rejects Bill to Increase Judges in IHC

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2019: The single-sitting Senate session was prorogued sine die on Friday after passing a resolution condemning the reference against superior courts’ judges and rejecting a government bill to increase the number of judges in the Islamabad High Court, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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NA Refers Four Private Members’ Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2019: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of four private members’ bills on Tuesday and referred all of them to the relevant Standing Committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 10th   session: Members’ Participation The…

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Opposition’s Walkout Leads to Early Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2019: The National Assembly was adjourned early on Monday without addressing most of its regular business due to walkout by the opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 10th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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