National Assembly: Three Private Member Bills introduced

ISLAMABAD, November 12 2013: Three bills-The Ratification of International Treaties Bill, Criminal Law Amendment Bill and Pakistan Bait ul Maal Amendment Bill- were introduced during the seventh and the last sitting of sixth session of National Assembly on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation.

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National Assembly Continues Debate on Drone Attacks

ISLAMABAD, Nov 11, 2013: Starting an hour an 45 minutes behind schedule, the sixth sitting of the sixth session of National Assembly continued its debate on the recent Drone attacks in North Waziristan, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet based on direct observation of the Lower House.

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Sitting Marked by Ministerial Absence; Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2013: The fifth sitting of the ongoing 6th session of the National Assembly witnessed low attendance of Members as only 37 were present at the outset and 65 were there at the adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.

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NA adopts Resolution for delay in Local Government Elections

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a Resolution seeking delay in Local Government Elections during the fourth sitting of the ongoing sixth session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the National Assembly on Thursday.

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National Assembly Continues Discussion on Drone Attacks

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2013: The Lower House continued debate on American drone attacks during the second sitting of the sixth session on Tuesday. Nine members shared their views on the subject. Two JUIF MNAs and one member each from PPPP, AMLP, MQM, JI, PMLN, PTI and an independent member took part in the debate which consumed two hours and 49 minutes of the proceedings.

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100 Days of National Assembly: Low government interest mars overall performance

ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2013: The Prime Minister and his cabinet\’s low attendance and the government’s parliamentary agenda not reflecting the Leader of the House’s priorities laid out in his inaugural speech in the Lower House marked the first 100 days of the 14th National Assembly, according to a Free and Fair Election Network report released on Friday.

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National Assembly Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2013: The fifth session of the National Assembly was prorogued on Friday as the House adopted two resolutions and a motion of thanks to express gratitude to the President for his address to the parliament’s joint session during its tenth and final sitting.

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National Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2013: The National Assembly adopted four resolutions during the ninth sitting of the fifth session on Thursday. The resolutions called for the government to ensure security in Islamabad Capital Territory and to control the use of fake SIMs, rising prices of petroleum and load shedding.

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