National Assembly Transacts Only 30% Scheduled Business during 10th Session

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2019: The National Assembly of Pakistan (NA) addressed less than one third (or 30 percent) of its scheduled business during its 10th session that continued between May 24, 2019 and May 31, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report. Of 342 lawmakers, 73 (21 percent) including 50 men…

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National Assembly Session Prorogued Amid Protests

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2019: The 10th session of the National Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday without addressing its scheduled business amidst protests by treasury and opposition lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (fourth) sitting of the 10th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Condemns References against Judges, Rejects Bill to Increase Judges in IHC

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2019: The single-sitting Senate session was prorogued sine die on Friday after passing a resolution condemning the reference against superior courts’ judges and rejecting a government bill to increase the number of judges in the Islamabad High Court, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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NA Refers Four Private Members’ Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2019: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of four private members’ bills on Tuesday and referred all of them to the relevant Standing Committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 10th   session: Members’ Participation The…

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Opposition’s Walkout Leads to Early Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2019: The National Assembly was adjourned early on Monday without addressing most of its regular business due to walkout by the opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 10th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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National Assembly Pays Respect to Deceased Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2019:  The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday without taking up its scheduled business in respect for the late Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Sardar Ali Muhammad Mahar who died of cardiac arrest earlier this week, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Sindh Assembly Addresses 56 Percent Agenda during 4th Session

• 51 lawmakers remain inactive during the proceedings ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted 56 percent of its scheduled business during 49-sitting fourth session that continued between January 9, 2019 and May 18, 2019. The House passed 11 government bills and held pre-budget debate consuming 16 percent of the proceedings. Almost…

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Sindh Assembly’s 49-Sitting Long Session Prorogued Sine Die

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh’s fourth session was prorogued sine die on Saturday after passing a government bill on police reforms, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 49th sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The House met for two…

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Sindh PA Leaves Most of the Agenda Unaddressed amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh was adjourned on Friday without addressing most of the agenda amid the Opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 48th sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 47…

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National Assembly Transacts 71 Percent Agenda during 9th Session

169 lawmakers remain inactive during the proceedings Private Members’ Bill passed to increase representation to ex-FATA ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2019: The National Assembly transacted 71 percent of its scheduled business during its ninth session with 173 lawmakers participating in the proceedings. The House passed one private members’ bill to increase representation of ex-FATA in National…

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