NA Last Sitting Marked by Passage of Bill, Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2015: The National Assembly passed one bill amid low attendance of lawmakers as the 24th session was prorogued sine die on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Only 24 legislators (7%) were present at the start and 85 (24%) at the time of adjournment of the sitting.…

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National Assembly: Six Bills Passed as Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2015: With 18 (5%) lawmakers present at the outset and 29 (8%) at the time of adjournment, the National Assembly took up 90 percent agenda during 13th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The low attendance sitting passed six bills…

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Low Attendance Persists in NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2015: Starting 18 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly continued to witness low attendance as only 14 legislators (4%) were present at the start and 18 (5%) at the time of adjournment during the 12th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its…

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National Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed during the 11th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The unaddressed agenda included six legislative bills, three periodic reports of the Standing Committees and two Calling Attention Notices (CANs).  In addition, a Motion of Thanks…

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National Assembly: 15 Reports Presented amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The House witnessed the presentation of 15 Standing Committees’ Periodic Reports amidst low attendance of lawmakers as only 17 (5%) members were present at the start while 44 (13%) at the time of adjournment of the 10th sitting, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Periodic reports…

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MQM, JUI-F Withdraw Motions to Deseat PTI Members

ISLAMABAD, August 6, 2015: MQM and JUI-F lawmakers withdrew their motions under rule 44 to deseat 28 PTI lawmakers for their absence without leave from the Lower House for forty consecutive days of its sittings, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. The sitting started 85 minutes behind…

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National Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2015: The National Assembly passed three bills amidst low attendance of lawmakers during the 8th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 20 minutes behind the schedule with 28 legislators (8%) present at the start and 157…

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National Assembly: 88% Agenda Unaddressed on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, August 4, 2015: Only three items appearing on the Orders of the Day were taken up during the private members’ day as the National Assembly left almost 88% agenda unaddressed on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The seventh sitting of the ongoing 24th session started an hour…

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Low Attendance Persists in NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 3, 2015: Low attendance persisted in the sixth sitting of the National Assembly’s ongoing 24th session as only 26 (8%) lawmakers were present at the start and 51 (15%) were present at the time of adjournment of the sitting on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The…

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Lack of Quorum Marks Fifth NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, July 31, 2015: Starting 22 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly continued to witness low attendance as only 32 legislators (9%) were present at the start and 50 (15%) at the adjournment of the fifth sitting of the ongoing 24th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet.…

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