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92 Election Petitions Still Await Decision

July 11, 2014

Election Tribunals decided 16, ECP one petition in June ISLAMABAD, July 11, 2014: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended the tenure of election tribunals for another three to six months following their failure to resolve all post-election disputes within the legally-stipulated deadline, as 92 petitions are still awaiting decisions. However, the presiding officers of Loralai, Sukkur and Dera Ismail Khan tribunals have not accepted the extension, bringing the number of tribunals working across the country to eleven, says a press release issued by FAFEN on Friday. The

 
FAFEN Clarifies Election Tribunals News

July 07, 2014

ISLAMABAD, July 7, 2014: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) clarifies that it has never commented on the biasedness or unbiasedness of the 14 election tribunals established by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hear election petitions all across the country. In response to a news item appeared in a section of press on July 7, 2014, FAFEN says that it has been misquoted by a news agency – Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) – and any interpretation of FAFEN’s observation data is the sole responsibility of the person using it.

 
National Assembly Passes Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014

July 02, 2014

ISLAMABAD, July 2, 2014: The National Assembly passed the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2014 during the one-day sitting of 13th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Federal Minister for Science and Technology moved the House to consider the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2014 as passed by the Senate with amendments. The House gave approval to it with majority while PTI lawmakers did not participate in the voting process. The

 
Senate Passes Two Bills, Admits a Motion

June 30, 2014

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 30, 2014: The Senate gave its nod to two legislative bills, including the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2014 on Monday during the first and last sitting of 106th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the House, who was also the Convener of Special Committee on Recruitment, presented the report of the committee. The Chairman of Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control also laid the report on the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2014.

 
Balochistan Assembly Passes Four Bills

June 28, 2014

Session Prorogued  ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly passed four legislative bills on Saturday during seventh sitting of 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House gave its approval to the Balochistan Judicial Academy (Amendment) Bill 2014, the Balochistan Chief Minister and Provincial Minister’s Salaries, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2014, the Balochistan Speaker and Deputy Speaker Salaries, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Balochistan Members’ Salaries, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2014.

 
Balochistan Assembly: Four Bills, Statements of Expenditure Laid

June 26, 2014

ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of four legislative bills on Thursday during sixth siting of 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Provincial Minister for Services and General Administration tabled four bills in the House including the Balochistan Judicial Academy (Amendment) Bill 2014, the Balochistan Chief Minister and Provincial Ministers Salaries, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2014, the Balochistan Speaker and Deputy Speaker Salaries, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Balochistan Members, Allowances and Privileges (Amendment) Bill 2014.

 
Punjab Assembly Approves Supplementary Grants

June 26, 2014

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2014: The Punjab Assembly session was prorogued after the House approved 41 Demands for Supplementary Grants on Thursday during tenth sitting of 9th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.  The opposition lawmakers moved cut motions on three Demands for Supplementary Grants in respect of Jail & Convict Settlement, Irrigation Work and Loans to Municipalities/Autonomous Bodies. Six lawmakers belonging to opposition parties – five to PTI and one to JI – spoke on these cut motions for an hour and 22 minutes.

 
Sindh Assembly Approves Finance Bill 2014

June 25, 2014

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Finance Bill, 2014 as well as 112 Demands for Grants while rejecting all the cut motions of the opposition on Wednesday during 9th sitting of its 13th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chief Minister Sindh, who is also the Finance Minister, moved the Sindh Finance Bill, 2014 and proposed three amendments in it, which were accepted.

 
Punjab Assembly: Debate on Supplementary Budget Concludes

June 25, 2014

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2014: The provincial Finance Minister concluded debate on the supplementary budget for the year 2013-14 during 9th sitting of the 9th session of the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. In all, 26 members – PML-N (12), PTI (10), PPPP, JI, PML (one each) and an Independent lawmaker- participated in the debate that continued for two hours and 44 minutes. The

 
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Budget Session Prorogued

June 25, 2014

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2014: The budget session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly was prorogued on Wednesday, with the passage of Supplementary Budget 2013-14 during 11th sitting of its 14th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation. The House approved 51 Supplementary Demands for Grants amid walkouts by the opposition parties. The opposition brought 74 Cut Motions which were later withdrawn. The

 
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