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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NA Resumes Budget Discussion amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2017: The National Assembly resumed general discussion on Budget 2017-2018 amid boycott of the opposition parties for not telecasting their speech on Pakistan Television, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Budget Discussion Continues in NA Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2017: Six lawmakers participated in the general discussion on the Budget 2017-2018 in the National Assembly while the opposition parties again walked out over speeches’ telecast issue on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 43rd…

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NA Begins Budget Debate amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The National Assembly, on Monday, began the general discussion on the Budget 2017-2018 while the opposition parties protested against government’s refusal to telecast the discussion live, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 43rd session: Members’…

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Government Introduces Finance Bill, 2017 in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The federal government presented the Finance Bill, 2017 in the National Assembly on Friday along with the Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2016-17 and Excess Demands for Grants for financial years 1998-99 and 2003-04, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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