KP Assembly Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 23, 2016: Starting 51 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the 21st session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting remained suspended for 26 minutes and had to be adjourned due to…

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Sindh Assembly Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, September 23, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh deferred most of its agenda, including one government bill and a standing committee report on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Balochistan Assembly Cancels Membership of Minority Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan on Thursday adopted a motion to declare the seat of a PML-N’s Minority member vacant due to his absence from the House for 40 consecutive days, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 2nd sitting…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Govt Bill amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed the Sindh Sacked Employees’ (Reinstatement) Bill, 2016 amid protest by the opposition parties on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill

ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2016: The Provincial Assembly passed the Balochistan Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 34th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for one hour and eight minutes. The sitting…

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Sindh PA: Two Bills Introduced, One Resolution Adopted

ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2016: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh witnessed introduction of two government bills and adoption of a resolution that condemned the anti-Pakistan statement of MQM’s founder on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 27th session: Members’ Participation…

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KP Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2016: Starting 34 minutes behind the scheduled time, the second sitting of 21st session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum, says Free and Fair Election Network on Tuesday. The sitting began at 1534 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours with 30 lawmakers (24%) present…

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Improved Enforcement of Election Laws Marks Sahiwal By-Election

FAFEN observers disallowed observation at 10% of polling stations Security forces barred FAFEN’s duly accredited representatives from observing the voting processes at 10 percent of the polling stations in the otherwise better managed by-election for the vacant National Assembly seat in Sahiwal (NA-162 Sahiwal-III) held on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). At…

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KP Assembly Passes Whistleblower Protection Bill 2016

  ISLAMABAD, September 19, 2016: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passed two bills, including the KP Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill, 2016 amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Members’ Participation in 1st Sitting of the 21st Session The KP Assembly met for an hour…

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National Assembly Prorogued Without Addressing Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 9, 2016: The National Assembly session was prorogued on Friday without addressing last sitting’s agenda except a report, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 22 minutes.…

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