Low Attendance Sitting Continues Debate on Political Situation

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of the 3rd Joint Session of the Parliament on Wednesday witnessed low attendance as 64 legislators were present at outset while 101 at the adjournment of the sitting, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Continuing debate on a motion about the…

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Low Attendance Joint Sitting Debates Political situation

ISLAMABAD, September 10, 2014: The 7th sitting of the ongoing 3rd Joint Session of the Parliament continued to witness low attendance of legislators as only 87 were present at the start of the sitting while 38 at the adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The joint sitting continued the debate on the…

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Low MPs Attendance Mark 6th Joint Sitting of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, September 9, 2014: Starting 21 minutes behind the schedule, the sixth sitting of the ongoing Joint Session of the Parliament on Tuesday continued to witness low MPs attendance as 63 legislators were present at outset while 136 at the adjournment of the sitting, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Four legislators –…

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42% MPs Attend Joint Sitting; Debate on Political Situation Continues

Resolution adopted to increase Literacy Rate ISLAMABAD, September 8, 2014: Starting 50 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of the ongoing Joint Session of the Parliament on Monday witnessed low attendance as 107 legislators were present at outset while 102 at the adjournment of the sitting, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Continuing…

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Joint session debates political situation for three minutes

Points of Order consume 84% of sitting time ISLAMABAD, September 5, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of the ongoing Joint Session of the Parliament left the sole agenda item on the Orders of the Day unaddressed to raise five Points of Order which consumed 84% of the sitting time, says the…

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President Addresses Joint Sitting of the Parliament

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2014: The President of Pakistan addressed the second joint sitting of the parliament amid a boycott by four opposition parties over the Prime Minister’s failure to attend the sessions of the Senate, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

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NA: Debate on Law and Order Continues, Two CANs Taken up

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2014: The National Assembly continued discussion on the law and order situation in the country during the sixth sitting of its 11th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Six members – PML-N (2) and one each from PTI, PPPP, JI and MQM – took part in the…

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National Assembly: Rigging Allegations Consume 47% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2014: The debate on PTI’s election rigging allegations consumed 47 percent of the proceedings time mostly on points of order during the 5th sitting of 11th National Assembly session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Starting 21 minutes behind schedule, the Lower House met for two hours and…

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NA: Two CANs Taken Up, Debate on Law & Order Continues

Islamabad, May 8, 2014: The National Assembly took up two calling attention notices (CANs) and continued debate on the law and order situation in the country during the fourth sitting of the 11th session on Thursday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Sponsored by two PML-N female legislators, the first CAN was regarding…

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National Assembly Continues Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2014:  The National Assembly continued a discussion on the law and order situation in the country during the third sitting of its 11th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). One member each from PTI, JI and PML-N took part in the debate on a motion under Rule…

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