Punjab Assembly Meets to Discuss Strategy against COVID-19, Addresses 27% Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab met after a gap of around two months to discuss strategy of provincial government against coronavirus and addressed 27 percent of its scheduled business during 21st session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. The session comprising three sittings convened on the requisition…

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COVID-19: FAFEN Urges Immediate Reconvening of Parliament, Provincial Assemblies

Seven of Worst-Hit Countries have their Parliaments in Session to handle Pandemic ISLAMABAD, March 24, 2020: The Parliament and the provincial assemblies should take center stage in order to forge political consensus and provide leadership to the executive in shaping Pakistan’s response to the multifaceted challenges posed by the rising spread of COVID-19 in the…

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Punjab Assembly Prorogued without Taking Up Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was prorogued sine die on Friday without holding a scheduled discussion on the Orange Line Metro, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth (last) sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was adjourned without addressing its agenda except question hour due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Punjab Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab transacted entire legislative business on Wednesday and passed two government bills, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and 39 minutes,…

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Punjab Assembly Lauds Role of Women in Nation Building

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2020: The Punjab Assembly adopted a resolution on Tuesday to pay tribute to women for their role in politics and nation-building, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Punjab Assembly Fails to Take up Legislative Business due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2020: The Punjab Assembly could not consider most of its legislative business on Monday due to early adjournment of sitting after lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation…

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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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