NA Bill Seeks to Extend Time for Scrutiny of Election Candidates

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2020: The National Assembly (NA) witnessed introduction of a Private Member’s Bill on Tuesday seeking extension in time period for scrutiny of all credentials submitted by the election candidates, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 24th session:…

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Balochistan PA Transacts Most of Agenda, Discusses Issues at Chaman Border  

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2020: The Balochistan Assembly took up most of its agenda on Monday and discussed an adjournment motion about situation at Pak-Afghan bordering area Chaman mainly used for trade and business activities, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the…

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NA Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed, Extends Two Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2020: The National Assembly (NA) did not consider legislative agenda appearing on `Orders of the Day’ and adopted two resolutions to extend as many Ordinances, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 24th session:  Members’ Participation…

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Balochistan Assembly: Question Hour Deferred due to Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2020: The Balochistan Assembly did not take up any question related to Home and Livestock Departments due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PML-N lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2020: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business on Friday to express condolence over the demise of PML-N lawmaker Syed Iftikhar ul Hassan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 24th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Parliament Passes FATF-Related Bill, Condemns Indian Atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, August 6, 2020: The Parliament while passing a bill to meet the requirement of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) condemned India’s illegal and unilateral actions in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the single-sitting…

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Sindh PA Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris Braving Indian Atrocities

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday to condemn blatant human rights violations in the Indian-Occupied Kashmir and expressed solidarity with Kashmiris braving Indian atrocities, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the sole sitting…

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Balochistan Assembly Condemns Indian Atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2020: The Balochistan Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday to condemn Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fist sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 33 minutes. The sitting started…

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Weak Enforcement of Everyday Commodities’ Official Prices in 50 Percent of Districts

ISLAMABAD, August 05, 2020: More than half of the districts lacked enforcement of the officially notified prices of several essential commodities, including sugar, meat, vegetables, and pulses during the week before Eid-ul-Azha, says the 14th Weekly Price Monitor issued by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). This Weekly Price Monitor comprises a market survey of…

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Senate Condemns Indian Move of Revoking Special Status of Occupied Kashmir

President Arif Alvi highlights indigenous movement of Kashmiris against Indian illegal occupation of the Valley ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2020: The Senate convened a special session on Wednesday in connection with Youm-e-Istehsal Kashmir to condemn the revocation of Indian-Occupied Kashmir’s special status by India last year, which was also addressed by the President of Pakistan, says…

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