Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Thursday 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. The sitting remained suspended for 29 minutes due to lack of…

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Lack of Quorum Haunts NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2017: The third sitting of the National Assembly witnessed lack of interest of lawmakers and had to be adjourned due to missing quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the second time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to lack of quorum.  Following are key…

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NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday due to lack of quorum without taking up nearly 80% of its agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of the second sitting of 46th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and…

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National Assembly Discusses Violence against Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD, September 11, 2017: The National Assembly, on Monday, held a discussion on a Motion under Rule 259 regarding violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 46th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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National Assembly Rejects US Statements about Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2017: The National Assembly adopted a supplementary resolution on Wednesday, rejecting the statements of US President and its Commander in Afghanistan about Pakistan’s efforts in war against terror, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second and last sitting of…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PTI Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2017: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Tuesday to condole the death of PTI lawmaker Gulzar Khan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 45th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour…

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National Assembly Passes Elections Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2017: The National Assembly unanimously passed the Elections Bill, 2017 on Tuesday during last sitting of the session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of the tenth sitting of 44th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for six hours. The sitting started at…

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National Assembly Concludes Discussion on Elections Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2017: The National Assembly concluded the discussion on the Elections Bill, 2017 while leaving the rest of the agenda unaddressed on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of the ninth sitting of 44th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours…

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National Assembly Begins Debate on Elections Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, August 18, 2017: The National Assembly began debate on the Elections Bill, 2017 while suspending the remaining agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of 44th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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NA Passes Two Bills, Defers Debate on Elections Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD, August 17, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday passed two bills and deferred debate on the Elections Bill, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 44th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 50 minutes. The sitting…

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