National Assembly Skips Agenda Amid Walkout by Opposition, BNP

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up its scheduled business except a Calling Attention Notice (CAN) on Friday amid walkouts by the government ally BNP and the opposition parties, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the sixth session:…

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National Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2018: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Thursday and discussed political and parliamentary issues amidst opposition’s walkout, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the sixth session:  Members’ Participation The Assembly met for an hour and 39…

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NA Skips Scheduled Agenda, Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2018: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in debate on political issues raised through Points of Order on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the sixth session:  Members’ Participation The…

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Five Private Members’ Bills Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed the introduction of five private members’ bills that could not be forwarded to the relevant standing committees due to their non-existence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Under the Rule 200 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in…

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National Assembly Leaves 90 Percent of Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2018: The National Assembly left almost 90 percent of its agenda unaddressed in the absence of Leader of the House on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of House proceedings during first sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Requisitioned NA Session Skips Agenda, Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up its scheduled business on Friday and discussed the issues concerning accountability and economy, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and only sitting of the fifth session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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National Assembly: Ministerial Absence Leads to Suspension of Proceedings

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2018: The absence of the federal ministers during Question Hour on Friday led to the suspension of the House proceedings for half an hour, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th and last sitting of the fourth National Assembly session:…

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More than Half of NA Sitting Time Consumed in Debate on Economic Situation

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2018: The National Assembly continued the debate on country’s economic situation on Thursday and consumed major part of the proceedings on it, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Lawmakers Discuss Political Issues on Points of Order

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2018: The National Assembly on Wednesday witnessed extravagant use of Points of Order by lawmakers in discussing the political issues, consuming 44 percent of the House proceedings, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation…

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NA Leaves Two-Third Agenda Unaddressed

House unanimously adopts a resolution to condemn the murder of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2018: The National Assembly left almost two-third agenda unaddressed on the Private Members’ Day and witnessed introduction of four private members’ bills that were referred to the relevant committees, which have not yet been constituted, observes Free and Fair Election…

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