National Assembly: Seven Bills Introduced, Two Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, May 6, 2014: The National Assembly witnessed the introduction of seven private members’ bills during the second sitting of its 11th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The private members’ bills include the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2014 (Amendment in Article 37), the Suppression of Terrorist Activities (Special Courts) (Amendment)…

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Federal Judicial Academy (Amend) Ordinance laid in NA

MQM lawmakers staged walkout against target killings ISLAMABAD, May 5, 2014: The Federal Judicial Academy (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 was laid in the National Assembly during first sitting of 11th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Starting an hour and 30 minutes behind schedule, the proceedings deliberated upon motion…

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FAFEN workshop emphasizes need for data journalism

ISLAMABAD, May 1, 2014: Pakistani media and civil society have joined hands to make joint efforts for a transparent, accountable and accessible Parliament as a prerequisite for responsive legislative governance and consolidation of democracy in the country, says a press release issued on Thursday.  Under a Memorandum of Understanding between the National Press Club (NPC),…

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NA Passes Two Bills, One Resolution Amid Protests

ISLAMABAD, April 7, 2014: The National Assembly extended the period of criminal law (amendment) ordinance and passed two bills amid uproar from the opposition benches on Monday during 10th sitting of its 10th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.

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National Assembly Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 2, 2014: The National Assembly witnessed presentation of two reports and took up two calling attention notices (CANs) on Wednesday during 8th sitting of its 10th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.

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National Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions; One Bill Introduced

ISLAMABAD, April 1, 2014: The National Assembly adopted two resolutions and witnessed the introduction of a bill during the 7th sitting of 10th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings.

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NA Debates Law and Order Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 31, 2014: The National Assembly debated prevailing law and order in the country during 6th sitting of the 10th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings.

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