National Assembly Debates Constitutional Amendment on Military Courts

ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2017: The National Assembly debated the Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to military courts on Monday while deferring its consideration and passage for a later sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Treasury-Opposition Confrontation Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2017: The exchange of hot words between the treasury and the opposition benches ultimately led to the adjournment of National Assembly sitting on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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National Assembly Discusses Census, Shortage of Medicine

ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday discussed census-related issues and took up a Calling Attention Notice on the shortage of life saving drugs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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National Assembly Skips Agenda to Discuss Haqqani Issue

ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Wednesday and instead discussed matters related to the article of former ambassador Hussain Haqqani regarding his role in issuing visas to Americans, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The issue of quorum persisted even today, as the…

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National Assembly passes Private Members’ Bill and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2017: The National Assembly approved a bill and three resolutions moved by Private Members on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 40 minutes. The sitting…

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National Assembly Transacts Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2017: The National Assembly on Monday addressed the entire agenda on the Orders of the Day amid suspension of proceedings for some time due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation…

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Constitutional Amendment on Military Courts Tabled in NA

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2017: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills regarding establishment of military courts including a constitutional amendment bill on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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National Assembly Passes Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2017: The National Assembly approved the amendments made in the Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016 by the Senate, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 22…

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Government Introduces Two Constitutional Amendment Bills in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of two Constitutional Amendment Bills regarding elections and delegation of powers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and…

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Women contribute 38% of Parliamentary Agenda during 2016-17

Women contribute 38% of Parliamentary Agenda during 2016-17

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2017: Women contributed more than 38% agenda to parliamentary business during 2016-2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a report on the performance of women parliamentarians issued on the eve of the International Women’s Day. According to the report, the women lawmakers in the National Assembly and the Senate contributed…

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