NA Session Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 2, 2019: The National Assembly was prorogued sine die on Wednesday amidst a lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third and last sitting of the 15th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for 11 minutes. The sitting started at…

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NA Takes up Most of Legislative Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2019: The National Assembly took up most of the Private Members’ bills on Tuesday and left the resolutions, motions and amendments in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business unaddressed, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting…

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National Assembly Transacts Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2019: The National Assembly transacted most of its agenda on Monday and passed two government bills, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 15th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 45 minutes; however, the…

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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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NA Fails to Take Up Agenda due to Opposition’s Protest, Lack of Quorum

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, September 19, 2019: The National Assembly could not take up its entire agenda on Thursday due to the protest of opposition parties against the arrest of PPPP lawmaker as well as lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth…

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NA Leaves 77 Percent Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2019: The National Assembly left 77 percent of its agenda unaddressed on the Private Member’s Day and debated political matters as well as minority issue in Sindh through points of order, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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NA Transacts Entire Agenda amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 16, 2019: The National Assembly transacted its entire agenda amid low attendance of lawmakers in the House on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 14th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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NA Amends Rule for Having More Than One Committee for a Ministry

ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2019: The National Assembly on Friday adopted an amendment in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business to elect more than one Standing Committee for a Ministry having more than one Division, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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President Addresses Parliament Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2019: The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the second parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the parliamentary business: Members’…

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President Addresses Parliament Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2019: The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the second parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the parliamentary business: Members’…

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