NA Passes Companies Bill, 2017, Refers Three Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2017: The National Assembly approved the amendments made in the Companies Bill, 2017 by the Senate and referred three bills to the relevant standing committees on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 43rd session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PkMAP Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business on Tuesday to express condolence over the demise of PkMAP lawmaker Abdul Rahim Mandokhail, who passed away a couple of days ago, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting…

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NA Takes Up Government and Private Members’ Bills, Suspends Question Hour

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2017: The National Assembly addressed regular and supplementary legislative business of the government and private lawmakers while suspending Question Hour on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The session was prorogued afterwards amidst lack of quorum. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth (last) sitting of…

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NA Passes Two Government Bills, Takes Up CANs

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2017: The National Assembly addressed its entire agenda including consideration and passage of two government bills on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and…

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NA Refers 12 Bills to Committees, Skips Resolutions and Motions

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2017: The National Assembly referred 12 Private Members’ bills to the relevant standing committees while leaving resolutions and motions under rule 259 unaddressed on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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NA Discusses FATA Legislation, Refers Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2017: The National Assembly debated legislation concerning FATA reforms package on Monday and referred six government bills including two constitutional amendments to the standing committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Session Prorogued amidst Protest against PM

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2017: The National Assembly session was prorogued sine die on Friday without taking up any agenda amidst opposition parties’ protest against Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of National Assembly’s 41st session:  Members’ Participation The…

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Lack of Quorum Haunts NA Proceedings Again

ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2017: The seventh sitting of the National Assembly also witnessed lack of interest of lawmakers as the proceedings had to be suspended due to missing quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the fifth time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to lack of quorum.…

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National Assembly Overcomes Quorum Issue

Takes Up Entire Agenda after Four Consecutive Early Adjournment of Sittings ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2017: The National Assembly on Wednesday succeeded in taking up its entire regular agenda after four consecutive sittings when quorum was pointed out to adjourn proceedings of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The quorum was pointed out…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Fourth Time due to Missing Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 18, 2017: The National Assembly could not proceed to take up its regular agenda again on Tuesday due to lack of quorum. This is the consecutive fourth time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to missing quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House, however, unanimously adopted a resolution…

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