86% increase in onion prices

A report based on monitoring of retail outlets in March and April 2013 across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, 3rd June 2013: Prices of 23 out of 52 commodities increased, 18 dropped and that of 11 remained unchanged in March as compared to the preceding month. In

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NA Elects Speaker and Deputy Speaker

ISLAMABAD, June 03, 2013: The 14th National Assembly elected its Speaker and Deputy Speaker during second sitting of the first session called after the general elections. The PMLN nominated legislators were elected as Speaker and Deputy Speaker, respectively. Both the members received 258 votes each.

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14th National Assembly Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2013: The newly elected members of the 14th National Assembly took oath on Saturday in the maiden session called after the May 11 general elections, marking the first historic transition of power from one democratically elected government to another in the country’s history.

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10th Balochistan Assembly Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2013: The newly elected 56 members of the 10th Balochistan Assembly took oath in the first sitting on Saturday. The Speaker of the outgoing assembly administered the oath to the members. The 55-minute sitting, which started 10 minute late, was adjourned at 1805 hours to meet on June 4, 2013 at 1000…

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51% girls high schools without libraries

A report based on monitoring of 90 government girls’ high schools in 58 districts in February 2013

ISLAMABAD, 30th May 2013: Half of the 90 government girls’ high schools were without libraries for students and one-fourth did not have apparatus for science experiments says a

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14th Sindh Assembly Takes Oath

ISLAMABAD, May 29, 2013: The newly-elected members of the 14th Sindh Assembly took oath on Wednesday in the first session called after the May 11 general elections. The Speaker of the outgoing assembly presided over the proceedings and administered the oath to members.

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Highest Leaders Must Reassure the Voting Public

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2013 – The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) is set to deploy 40,500 trained, non-partisan and legally accredited citizens to observe General Election 2013  on May 11, one of the largest organized citizen election observation undertaken anywhere in the world

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