Senate Passes Four Govt Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2016: With an average of 16% lawmakers present at the start and 31% at the end, the Senate passed four government bills during the 7th (last) sitting of its 127th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House deferred a government bill – the  Pakistan Medical and Dental Council…

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Senate Discusses Panama Leaks and Musharraf’s Departure

ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2016: The Senate on Tuesday discussed the revelations made in Panama Leaks about important personalities in Pakistan and implications of Pervez Musharraf’s departure from the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours and 53…

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Senate: Two Bills Introduced, One Passed

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2016: The Senate passed one bill and witnessed introduction of two bills during the first sitting of its 127th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Thirty-two lawmakers (31%) were present at the start of the sitting and 21 (20%) at the time of adjournment. A newly elected PML-N…

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Points of Order Consume Three-Fifth of NA’s Sitting

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2016: The National Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers during its sitting on Thursday as Points of Order (POs) consumed around three-fifths of sitting’s time, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House witnessed low attendance as 35 lawmakers (10%) were present at outset and 22 (7%) at adjournment…

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National Assembly Passes Three Govt. Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2016: The National Assembly passed three government bills on Wednesday during 4th sitting of ongoing 31st session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The National Assembly met for five hours and two minutes. The sitting started six…

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