U.S.-Pakistan Partnership Strengthens Governance and Democracy

Islamabad, December 23, 2019 – The United States is a dedicated, long-term partner of Pakistan in promoting good governance and democracy.  On Monday, December 23, more than 200 representatives from civil society organizations gathered to celebrate the achievements of the U.S.- funded Citizens’ Voice Project, which advanced citizen engagement with public and elected institutions to…

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Sindh Assembly Transacts One-Third Agenda during 6th Session

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh addressed almost one-third of its scheduled business during sixth session comprising 38 sittings that continued between September 13, 2019, and December 20, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report.

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Balochistan Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan took up entire Private Members’ agenda and adopted four resolutions on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 18th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for five hours and…

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Sindh Assembly Prorogued without Addressing Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2019: The sixth session of Sindh Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday leaving entire regular business unaddressed except Question Hour, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during last (38th) sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was adjourned on Friday due to the lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 17th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and eight minutes. The sitting started…

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Punjab Assembly Transacts Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2019: The Punjab Assembly took up most of its agenda and adopted a supplementary resolution demanding the United Nations to take notice of human rights abuses in India and Occupied Kashmir, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh took up most of the business appearing on its agenda and passed two government bills on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during 37th sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The…

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Punjab PA Passes Three Bills amid Opposition’s Walkout

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed three government bills amid low attendance of lawmakers and walkout by opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 17th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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Sindh Assembly Addresses Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh took up entire business appearing on its agenda and adopted a supplementary resolution demanding the United Nations to take notice of human rights abuses in India and Occupied Kashmir, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are the key…

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Lack of Quorum Halts Proceedings of Balochistan Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan did not take up any agenda except question hour due to lack of quorum on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 18th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for three…

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