NA Passes Three Judiciary-related Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2016: The National Assembly passed three government bills related to judiciary while leaving half of the business unaddressed on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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NA Suspends Agenda to Discuss FATA Reforms

ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2016: The National Assembly suspended its regular agenda and discussed FATA reforms in the absence of Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Low Attendance Leaves NA Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, September 29, 2016: The National Assembly could not take up its agenda on Thursday due to low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and…

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NA Discusses FATA Reforms, Health Sector Issues

ISLAMABAD, September 28, 2016: The National Assembly held discussion on the Report of Committee on FATA Reforms and took up Calling Attention Notices related to the health sector issues on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 36th session: Members’…

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National Assembly Defers Private Members’ Legislation

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2016: The National Assembly deferred the passage of four Private Members’ bills on the request of the government on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of its 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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National Assembly Passes Hindu Marriage Bill

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The National Assembly unanimously passed five treasury-sponsored pieces of legislation, including the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and…

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National Assembly Prorogued Without Addressing Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 9, 2016: The National Assembly session was prorogued on Friday without addressing last sitting’s agenda except a report, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 22 minutes.…

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National Assembly Defers Hindu Marriage Bill

ISLAMABAD, September 8, 2016: The National Assembly deferred the government bill providing for solemnization of Hindu marriages on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and eight minutes. The…

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Opposition Protests against Tax Laws Ordinance in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 7, 2016: The opposition parties in the National Assembly staged a walkout against the Tax Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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Lack of Quorum Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 6, 2016: The National Assembly could not address majority of Private Members’ agenda due to low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 35th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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