Joint sitting of Parliament passes 33 bills

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2021: The Majlis-e-Shoora passed 33 bills including the Elections (Second Amendment) Bill, 2021 amid protest and walkout of the opposition, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet on Wednesday. Key observations of the proceedings during first and last sitting of the 10th Joint Session of Parliament include the…

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Pro-Women Electoral Reforms Needed for Mainstreaming Women in Politics

TDEA-FAFEN Organizes Workshop for Women Legislators of Punjab Assemblies ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2021: Emphasizing the importance of pro-women electoral reforms, women legislators from the Provincial Assembly of Punjab called upon the federal government to reconsider the proposed amendment in Section 104 of the Elections Act 2017, which provides the heads of political parties more leverage…

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Sindh Assembly leaves 95 percent agenda unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2021: The Sindh Assembly left 95 percent agenda unaddressed on private members’ day and adopted a supplementary resolution, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Senate sitting adjourned amid lack of quorum

ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2021: The Senate transacted 93 percent agenda on Tuesday and was adjourned amid lack of quorum and opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the sixth sitting of 315th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an…

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NA leaves entire agenda unaddressed on private members’ day

ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2021: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed on private members’ day and consumed 83 percent part of its proceedings’ time in points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 38th session:  Members’…

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Senate adopts four resolutions, refers seven bills to committees

ISLAMABAD, November 15, 2021: The Senate adopted four resolutions and referred seven private members’ bills to the relevant committees for consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth sitting of 315th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and…

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Sindh Assembly takes up question hour, leaves rest of agenda unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 15, 2021: The Sindh Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed except question hour on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and 35 minutes; however, the…

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National Assembly lacks quorum to take up agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 15, 2021: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed on Monday due to lack of quorum and consumed major part of its proceedings in points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 38th session:  Members’ Participation…

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KP Assembly transacts entire agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2021: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) transacted entire agenda on Friday and was adjourned due to lack of quorum, observes Fee and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 22nd sitting of 20th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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Senate takes up 89 percent agenda, adopts one resolution

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2021: The Senate took up 89 percent agenda on Friday and adopted a resolution to condole the death of a former lawmaker Syed Iftikhar Bukhari, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 315th session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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