National Assembly Approves Supplementary Budget 2016-17

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2017: The National Assembly approved 124 Supplementary Demands for Grants for financial year 2016-17 and 59 Excess Demands for Grants and Appropriations for the years 1998-1999 and 2003-2004, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during last (15th) sitting of the 43rd session:…

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National Assembly Passes Finance Bill 2017 amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2017: The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill, 2017 on Tuesday amidst boycott by the opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during 14th sitting of the 43rd session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 30 minutes. The sitting started at…

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National Assembly: Opposition Continues Boycott of Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2017: The National Assembly, on Monday, continued the general discussion on the budget amidst opposition’s boycott of the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting of the 43rd session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and seven minutes. The…

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Treasury, Opposition Protests Disrupt NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2017: The National Assembly could not hold the budget debate on Friday due to the protests by treasury and opposition lawmakers against one another over certain political matters, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during 12th sitting of the 43rd session:  Members’ Participation The National…

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National Assembly Condemns Attack on Iranian Parliament

Seeks amicable solution to Saudi Arabia-Qatar dispute ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday adopted two resolutions to condemn terrorist attacks in Iran and  express deep concerns over rift in the Gulf region including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of…

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National Assembly: Eight Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: The National Assembly continued discussion on the Budget 2017-18 during 10th sitting its 43rd session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 29 minutes. The sitting started at 1143 hours against the…

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Budget Debate Consumes 97% of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in the debate on the federal budget 2017-18 on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 9th sitting of National Assembly’s 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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National Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The opposition parties in the National Assembly continued the boycott of the Budget session’s proceedings for fifth consecutive sitting on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Opposition Continues Boycott of Budget Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The National Assembly on Friday resumed the general discussion on Budget 2017-2018 amid walkout of the opposition parties for not airing their budget speeches on the state-run television, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 43rd session: Members’…

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President Addresses Parliament Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the fifth and parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Article 56 (3) of the Constitution requires the President…

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