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KP Assembly Holds Debate on Budget Formulation Process

April 23, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly held debate on budget formulation process for the next fiscal year 2014-15 during fifth sitting of 12th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Minister for Auqaf, Hajj, Religious & Minority Affairs introduced the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Charitable & Religious Trusts Bill, 2014. Sponsored by JUI-F lawmakers, the House took up two calling attention notices (CANs) regarding financial loss occurring due to the closure of mines in Buner and termination of employees of Focus Grammar Schools. The

 
Balochistan Assembly Begins Pre-Budget Debate

April 23, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly started pre-budget debate during second sitting of its 9th session on Wednesday, giving opportunity to lawmakers to highlight their priorities for provincial budget  2014-15, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. PML-N lawmaker moved an adjournment motion regarding target killing in District Kachi. It was agreed to have discussion on it in the sitting on April 30 (Wednesday), 2014. Following

 
Senate Rejects Sales Tax Amendment Bill on Advice of Committee

April 23, 2014

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2014: The Senate rejected Sales Tax Amendment Bill, 2014, on the recommendation of standing committee and adopted a resolution to disapprove the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014 during 8th sitting of the 103rd session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. MQM female lawmaker presented the report of Standing Committee on Finance regarding Sales Tax Amendment Bill, 2014, which was rejected by the House with majority vote. Minister

 
Balochistan Assembly Condemns Attacks on Journalists

April 22, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Balochistan Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the targeted attacks on working journalists across the country and demanded the arrest of perpetrators of such crimes during first sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Chief Minister informed the lawmakers about his visit to the hospital to enquire after the health of a senior anchorperson who received bullet wounds in Karachi on Saturday last.

 
Senate Passes Govt Bill; Raises Objection to Another

April 22, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Senate passed a government bill while referring another to the standing committee during 7th sitting of the 103rd session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Federal Minister for Science and Technology introduced the Surveying and Mapping Bill, 2014 and moved that the bill be passed. Two lawmakers belonging to ANP and PPPP objected to the bill arguing that Gilgit Baltistan has been excluded from the purview of the bill.

 
Sindh PA Debates Resolution on Protection of Pakistan Ordinance

April 22, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2014: The Sindh Assembly left most of its private members’ agenda unaddressed on Tuesday and spent much time in debating a resolution against the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) during 13th sitting of 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A MQM lawmaker moved a resolution by rejecting the PPO which was referred to the Standing Committee on Law & Parliamentary Affairs.

 
KP Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

April 21, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly adopted two resolutions, took up a calling attention notice and discussed the issue of ignoring some areas of the province during fourth sitting of 12th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The House also condemned the attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir by adopting a resolution sponsored by provincial health minister.

 
Senate Adopts Resolution for Safety of Journalists

April 21, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday condemning the attack on senior journalist and seeking protection of journalists during the sixth sitting of its 103rd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The journalists covering the Senate proceedings boycotted the sitting. The Chair suspended the routine agenda and directed the Leader of the House and the Leader of the Opposition to approach journalists and sort out the issue. The

 
Sindh PA Constitutes Committees, Condemns Attack on Journalist

April 21, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The Sindh Assembly approved the constitution of House committees and adopted a resolution to condemn the attack on a senior anchorperson during 12th sitting of 12th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs moved the House to form 37 standing and other committees of the Sindh Assembly, which was carried.

 
Election tribunals dispose of 62% petitions till March 31

April 21, 2014

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The election tribunals set up across the country to redress election disputes have decided 62% (254 of 410) of the post-election petitions till March 31, 2014, says a press release issued by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. However, these tribunals have failed to dispose of as many as 150 (96%) out of 156 petitions within the legally-stipulated deadline. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) constituted 14 tribunals across the country following the General Election 2013 to redress election-related complaints of contesting candidates.

 
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