Five Private Members’ Bills Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed the introduction of five private members’ bills that could not be forwarded to the relevant standing committees due to their non-existence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Under the Rule 200 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in…

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National Assembly Leaves 90 Percent of Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2018: The National Assembly left almost 90 percent of its agenda unaddressed in the absence of Leader of the House on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of House proceedings during first sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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Requisitioned NA Session Skips Agenda, Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up its scheduled business on Friday and discussed the issues concerning accountability and economy, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and only sitting of the fifth session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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National Assembly: Ministerial Absence Leads to Suspension of Proceedings

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2018: The absence of the federal ministers during Question Hour on Friday led to the suspension of the House proceedings for half an hour, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th and last sitting of the fourth National Assembly session:…

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More than Half of NA Sitting Time Consumed in Debate on Economic Situation

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2018: The National Assembly continued the debate on country’s economic situation on Thursday and consumed major part of the proceedings on it, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Lawmakers Discuss Political Issues on Points of Order

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2018: The National Assembly on Wednesday witnessed extravagant use of Points of Order by lawmakers in discussing the political issues, consuming 44 percent of the House proceedings, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of fourth session: Members’ Participation…

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NA Leaves Two-Third Agenda Unaddressed

House unanimously adopts a resolution to condemn the murder of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2018: The National Assembly left almost two-third agenda unaddressed on the Private Members’ Day and witnessed introduction of four private members’ bills that were referred to the relevant committees, which have not yet been constituted, observes Free and Fair Election…

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National Assembly Discusses Recent Violent Protests

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2018: The National Assembly took up the issue of recent violent protests held across the country against the Apex Court’s decision of acquitting Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case and the agreement reached between the protesting parties and the government, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on…

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NA Adjourned without Addressing Scheduled Business

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2018: The National Assembly’s sitting on Friday lasted for only 11 minutes and was adjourned without addressing its scheduled business amidst lack of quorum, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the fourth session: Members’ Participation…

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NA Discusses Security Situation Following SC Verdict on Asia Bibi

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2018: The National Assembly held an unscheduled discussion on law and order in the country in the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s verdict acquitting Asia Bibi from charges of blasphemy, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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