NA Adjourns Without Transacting Any Business

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday without taking up any agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 39th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and 17 minutes; however the proceedings remained…

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PTI, PML-N Lawmakers Exchange Brawl in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: The exchange of barbs and fists between treasury and opposition lawmakers marred proceedings of the first sitting of 39th session of National Assembly on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. PTI lawmakers chanted slogans against the ruling party that made the latter angry and resulted into…

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Electoral Reforms Committee Presents Second Interim Report before National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2016: The National Assembly witnessed presentation of Second Interim Report of Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The session was prorogued sine die without taking up the Private Members’ business. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth and last…

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NA Suspends Question Hour, Agenda to Discuss Panama Leaks

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2016: The National Assembly did not take up any agenda item on Monday amid protests by opposition and treasury lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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National Assembly Remembers Martyrs of Peshawar School Tragedy

ISLAMABAD, December 16, 2016: The National Assembly recalled the incidents of attack on Army Public School, Peshawar, in 2014 and Fall of Dhaka while leaving its scheduled business unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 38th session: Members’…

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National Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 15, 2016: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed during the 2nd sitting of its 38th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started two hours and one minute behind the scheduled time with 118 legislators (35%) present at the start and 108 (32%) at the time of…

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NA Takes up Question Hour, Leaves Rest of Agenda Unaddressed

Prime Minister did not attend proceedings; PTI lawmakers tear apart copies of agenda ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2016: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed except Question Hour owing to the protest and exchange of hot words between treasury and the opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The…

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MPs Interest in HR Issues Not Getting Matching Response from Govt

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has browsed through the parliamentary data on human rights taken up by the legislators on floor of the Senate and the National Assembly during past three and a half years and found out mismatching response by the government over it, says a statement issued on…

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NA Passes Inquiry Commission Bill amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, November 30, 2016: The National Assembly passed the Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2016 amid boycott by Opposition parties on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The House also adopted a supplementary resolution offering its condolences to People of Cuba on demise of former President Fiedel Castro. Following are key…

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NA Discusses Gas Shortage, Non-utilization of Railways Land

ISLAMABAD, November 29, 2016: The National Assembly on Tuesday discussed gas load-shedding and non-utilization of Railways land in the country during Private Members’ Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 37th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours…

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