Finance Bill Passed amid Opposition’s Walkout

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2015: The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill 2015 amid opposition’s walkout during 13th sitting of the 23rd session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. After the passage of Finance Bill, 2015, the Minister for Finance spoke for 17 minutes. The House also approved 110…

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NA Rejects Cut Motions, Approves 49 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The National Assembly approved 49 demands for grants on Monday and rejected all the cut motions in the absence of opposition lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 26 minutes behind the schedule with 59 members (17%) present at the start and 96 (28%) at the time…

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National Assembly Approves 94 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The National Assembly adopted 94 Demands for Grants of different departments during 11th sitting of the 23rd session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. On the other hand, the opposition moved cut motions on 49 Demands for Grants for the departments of Communications, Cabinet Division,…

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Finance Minister Winds up Budget Debate in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2015: The Finance Minister wrapped up the general discussion on Federal Budget 2015-16 during 10th sitting of the 23rd session of National Assembly on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Finance Minister informed the House that 56 out of 92 recommendations forwarded by the Senate…

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Low Attendance NA Sitting Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2015: The National Assembly continued discussion on the 2015-16 Federal Budget amid low attendance of lawmakers and walkout by MQM legislators on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twelve lawmakers (3%) were present at the start of the sitting while 15 (4%) at the time of adjournment. The Prime Minister…

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National Assembly: Twenty-one Lawmakers Debate Federal Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2015: The National Assembly continued to debate the 2015-16 budget on Tuesday as the House witnessed low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twenty lawmakers (6%) were present at the start of the sitting and 36 (11%) at the time of adjournment. The Prime Minister attended 7% of…

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NA Adopts Resolution to Extend Pakistan Army (Amendment) Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2015: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Monday to extend the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Ordinance 2015 for a period of 120 days, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twenty-six members (8% of the membership) were present at the start of the sitting and 33 (10%) at the time of adjournment.…

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20 Lawmakers Discuss Budget in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2015: Twenty lawmakers participated in the debate on Federal Budget 2015-16 during 6th sitting of the 23rd session of Lower House on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The National Assembly continued witnessing thin attendance of legislators as the Prime Minister, Opposition Leader and the Finance Minister did not attend the sitting.

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Budget Debate Consumes 75 % of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The National Assembly continued to witness thin attendance of lawmakers on Thursday as a major part of the sitting was consumed in debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by Minister for Finance, the House passed a resolution to condemn the Indian Prime Minister’s statement against Pakistan.

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16 Lawmakers Take Part in NA Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The National Assembly continued debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16 on Wednesday, as sixteen lawmakers spoke on it for 248 minutes, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Minister for Defence Production, the House passed a resolution to condemn the massacre of Muslims in Burma.

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