National Assembly Passes Bill to Check Human Trafficking

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2018: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed four government bills including the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2018 aimed at ensuring measures to prevent and combat human trafficking, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 17th sitting of the…

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National Assembly Defers Private Members’ Business

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2018: The National Assembly deferred private members’ agenda on Tuesday and consumed major portion of its proceedings in discussing Points of Order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 16th sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2018: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Monday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 15th sitting of the 56th…

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NA Approves Finance Bill, Supplementary Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2018: The National Assembly approved the Finance Bill, 2018 and 127 Supplementary Demands for Grants for financial year 2017-18, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 14th sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Quorum Issue in NA Delays Passage of Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2018: The National Assembly could not proceed to pass the Finance Bill, 2018 amidst lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 13th sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Quorum Issue Haunts Budget Proceedings in NA

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2018: The National Assembly could not proceed to take up its entire regular agenda regarding approval of demands for grants amidst lack of quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 12th sitting of the 56th session: Members’…

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NA Concludes Debate on Federal Budget 2018-19

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday concluded debate on Federal Budget for the year 2018-19 and approved 93 demands for grants of various departments, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PML-N Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business on Monday to express condolence over the demise of PML-N lawmaker Rajab Ali Baloch who passed away last day after protracted illness, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th sitting…

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Lack of Quorum Delays Budget Proceedings in NA

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2018: The National Assembly did not wind up the debate on Federal Budget 2018-19 amidst lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the ninth sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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National Assembly: 28 Lawmakers Participate in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2018: The National Assembly continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2018-19 on Thursday and 28 lawmakers participated in debate on it,  observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the eighth sitting of the 56th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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