Senate Session Prorogued after Debate on Internal and External Matters

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2020:  The requisitioned session of Senate concluded on Monday after debate on clubbed motions related to internal and external matters of the country, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the second sitting of 296th session requisitioned by the opposition…

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KP Assembly Initiates Legislation on Water Resources

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held first reading of a government bill that seeks to manage and regulate the water resources in the province, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 11th session: Members’…

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Requisitioned Senate Session Discusses Internal and External Issues

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2020: The Senate clubbed six motions to discuss political issues, situation in Occupied Kashmir, energy shortfall, price hike, crime against children and matters related to parliamentary affairs, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the first sitting…

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Balochistan Assembly Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2020: The Balochistan Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Thursday and was prorogued sine die over lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth (last) sitting of the 20th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Punjab PA Skips Most of Regular Agenda, Refers Private Member’s Bill to Committee  

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab did not consider seven resolutions appearing on the agenda and referred one private member’s bill to the relevant committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the…

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Opposition’s Protest Leads to Early Adjournment of KP Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was adjourned early on Tuesday without addressing questions and Call Attention Notices included in the agenda due to protest by the opposition parties in the House for the fifth consecutive day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key…

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Punjab Assembly Debates Inflation, Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2020: The requisitioned session of Provincial Assembly of Punjab started debate on price control and law and order situation on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 19th session requisitioned by opposition lawmakers: Members’ Participation The…

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Balochistan PA Discusses Precautionary Measures to Avoid Coronavirus

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan discussed the government strategy to avoid the spread of Coronavirus in Pakistan and adopted a resolution to support China and Iran against novel coronavirus, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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KP Assembly Passes Four Bills, Dissolves Standing Committees

ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed four government bills and adopted a motion to dissolve the existing standing committees of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 11th session: Members’ Participation…

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