Senate Passes Three Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2020: The Senate adopted three resolutions and passed as many private members’ bills on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the sixth sitting of 302nd session:   Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 55 minutes. The sitting…

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NA Passes Four Government Bills, Leaves 58 percent Agenda Unaddressed

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2020: The National Assembly (NA) did not take up 58 percent agenda and passed four government bills on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second and last sitting of 25th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Five Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed five government bills and adopted a supplementary resolution on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 1st sitting of the 13th session:   Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and…

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Senate Condoles Death of NP Chief Hasil Bizenjo

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2020: The Senate adopted a condolence resolution on the sad demise of chief of National Party Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, who breathed his last yesterday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth sitting of 302nd session:  Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Adjourned to Pay Respect for Senator Hasil Bizenjo

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2020: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday as a mark of respect for chief of the National Party, Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, who passed away yesterday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 25th session:  Members’…

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President Addresses the Joint Sitting of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2020: The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the third parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the parliamentary business: Members’…

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Senate Passes Two Govt. Bills with Amendments, Transacts Entire Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2020: The Senate while transacting the entire regular agenda passed two government bills, which were part of supplementary business on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 302nd session:   Members’ Participation The Senate met for an…

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Wheat Flour Price Enforcement Improves, Other Commodities Ignored

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2020: Although more traders sold wheat at officially notified prices this week (76 percent) compared to the previous one (70 percent), the enforcement of official prices of other essential commodities such as sugar, vegetables, pulses, and meat remained lax. These observations form part of the 16th Weekly Price Monitor issued by the Free…

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Senate Passes Two Govt. Bills, Adopts Condolence Resolution

ISLAMABAD, August 18, 2020: The Senate passed two more bills on Tuesday related to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and adopted a resolution to express sorrow on demise of former Senator Muhammad Afzal Lone, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third…

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Senate Passes Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, Refers Three Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, August 17, 2020: The Senate passed the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2020 but deferred two other bills related to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for further deliberation on them, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 302nd session:…

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