NA Sitting Adjourned Over Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2020: The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday due to lack of quorum amidst absence of the Leaders of the House and the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Bill Introduced in National Assembly to Amend Elections Act, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2020: The National Assembly transacted more than half of its agenda on Friday and witnessed introduction of a government bill seeking amendment in the Elections Act, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 27th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Political Situation in Country

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2020: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday and discussed political situation in the country through points of public importance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Two Private Members’ Resolutions

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 13, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab on Tuesday adopted two private members’ resolutions and disposed of 97 percent questions due to the absence of relevant lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third (last) sitting of 25th session:…

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Punjab Assembly Refers Four Legislative Proposals to Committees

ISLAMABAD, October 12, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab discussed law and order situation in the province and referred four legislative proposals including two Ordinances to relevant committees, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 25th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Law and Order Situation

ISLAMABAD, October 9, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab discussed law and order situation in the province on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 25th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and 21 minutes. The sitting…

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Traders Make Hay as Monitoring Remains Lax

ISLAMABAD, October 07, 2020: Traders paid no heed to the officially notified prices of essential commodities including vegetables, eggs, meat, and pulses as the monitoring at the district level remained weak, says the Weekly Price Monitor of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Merchants sold routine vegetables including onions, potatoes, and tomatoes at higher than…

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Weak Enforcement Leads to Overpricing of Essential Items

ISLAMABAD, October 01, 2020: More than half of the markets throughout the country sold essential items including pulses, vegetables, meat, and wheat flour at inflated prices, neglecting the officially notified rates, says the Weekly Price Monitor of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The observers reported stability in official prices of most essential commodities…

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Prices of Essential Commodities Soar as Enforcement Remains Lax

ISLAMABAD, September 23, 2020: The prices of vegetables, meat, pulses, and wheat remained higher than the officially notified prices in most parts of the country due to weak monitoring, says the Weekly Price Monitor of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The traders sold routine vegetables—onions, potatoes, and tomatoes—higher than official rates in nearly two-third…

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KP Assembly Discusses State of Education in Province

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) discussed state of the education in the Province and witnessed introduction of a government bill, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of the 13th session: Members’…

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