NA Addresses 23% Scheduled Agenda During 16th Session

ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2019: The National Assembly addressed 23 percent of its scheduled business during its 16th session that continued between November 7, 2019 and November 15, 2019 observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report. Of 342 lawmakers, 118 (35 percent) including 85 men and 33 women contributed to the proceedings of the House by sponsoring various parliamentary interventions and/or contributing in the debates.

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Requisitioned Senate Session Debates Curfew in Kashmir, Important National Issues

78% of Senate time consumed in debates ISLAMABAD, November 15, 2019: The House of Federation discussed unabated lockdown in Srinagar and various national issues including political victimization, ban on media, dissolution of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and economic situation of the country during its 294th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in…

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Dadu-IV By-Election Witnesses Decline in Voter Turnout

Dadu-IV By-Election Witnesses Decline in Voter Turnout

Low Incidence of Electoral Irregularities Observed ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2019: Low turnout of voters marked the peaceful by-election for Sindh Assembly constituency PS-86 Dadu-IV. Observers deployed by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) recorded a relatively lesser incidence of procedural irregularities in comparison to a recent by-election for PS-11 Larkana-II, says FAFEN’s observation report. The…

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Procedural Irregularities Persist in Low-Turnout Larkana By-Election

Procedural Irregularities Persist in Low-Turnout Larkana By-Election

ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2019: Low-turnout, peaceful by-election for the provincial constituency seat in Larkana was marked by persisting procedural irregularities and statistically improbable turnout at at least one of the booths of 30 percent of the observed polling stations, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its observation report. The report is based…

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68 Percent Lawmakers Remain Inactive During 14th NA Session

68 Percent Lawmakers Remain Inactive During 14th NA Session

11 Private Members and six Government bills introduced Parliamentary Leaders of PML and BNP-M remain absent during entire session ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2019: The National Assembly addressed 32% percent of its scheduled business during its 14th session that continued between September 13, 2019 and September 19, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report. Of…

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Sindh Assembly Addresses 50 Percent Agenda during 5th Session

61 percent lawmakers participate in debate on Finance Bill, 2019 Opposition’s Protests disrupt the proceedings for four percent of total time 11 resolutions adopted, 61 percent starred questions addressed  The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted half of its scheduled business during fifth session comprising 32 sittings that continued between June 12, 2019 and September 2,…

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Senate Addresses 85% Agenda with 67 Percent Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2019: The Senate addressed 85 percent of its scheduled business during its 293rd session that continued between August 29, 2019, and September 3, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report.

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Balochistan PA Adopts Five Resolutions, Leaves 25 percent Questions Unaddressed

Opposition Stages Walkout against Hasty Legislation Debate on Reko Diq Case and Law and Order Held ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed three government bills and adopted five resolutions during 15th session comprising four sittings that continued between August 3, 2019 to August 10, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network…

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Ghotki-II By-Election Witnesses Slight Decline in Turnout Since GE-2018, Low Incidence of Electoral Irregularities Observed

ISLAMABAD, July 24, 2019:  NA-205 Ghotki-II by-election held on July 23, 2019 witnessed a slight decline in voter turnout since 2018 General Elections (GE), and low incidence of electoral violations says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report on Wednesday. FAFEN deployed 74 (64 men and 10 women) trained, non-partisan and duly accredited observers for the…

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