NA Adopts Resolution on Children’s Rights

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2018: The National Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday after addressing its agenda partially and adopting a resolution to protect children’s rights, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth (last) sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Skips Scheduled Agenda, Discusses Creation of New Provinces

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up its scheduled business and debated creation of South Punjab province as well as restoration of Bahawalpur province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the sixth…

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Senate Refers Privilege Motion against NAB to Committee

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2018: The Chairman Senate referred a Privilege Motion of NP lawmaker against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to the Senate Committee on Privileges on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 285th session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Senate Takes Up CANs; Defers Debate on Presidential Address

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2018: The Senate referred Calling Attention Notices (CANs) on establishing secretariat for Council of Common Interests and natural gas crisis to the standing committees for deliberations, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings of the fourth sitting of…

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Balochistan PA Recommends Reinstatement of Fired Journalists

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed a resolution on Tuesday urging the media houses to reinstate the journalists recently fired from their jobs, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of fifth session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Refers Three Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2018: The Senate adopted four resolutions and referred three private members’ bills to the relevant committees after their introduction, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the third sitting of 285th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and…

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KP PA Amends the Child Protection and Welfare Act

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Child Protection and Welfare (Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the ongoing (fourth) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for three hours…

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National Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2018: The National Assembly on Monday adopted two supplementary resolutions, by lauding the sacrifices of school children in 2014 terrorism attack and condemning Indian atrocities in the Occupied Kashmir, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the sixth session: Members’…

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Punjab Assembly Addresses 72 percent Agenda in Fifth Session

House Discusses Problems of Agriculture and Health Sectors ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2018: The Punjab Assembly addressed nearly three quarters (72%) of its scheduled business during its fifth session that continued between December 3 and December 14, 2018. The session, comprising ten sittings, continued for 23 hours and 14 minutes with each sitting, on an average, starting an hour and 28 minutes behind the scheduled…

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Govt Introduces Three Bills in KP PA

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witnessed the introduction of three government bills on Monday while skipping the scheduled discussion on the murder of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Tahir Dawar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of…

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