NA Continues Debate on Federal Budget amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2019: The National Assembly continued debate on federal budget 2019-20 amid low attendance of lawmakers in the House on Sunday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during tenth sitting of the 11th NA session: Members’ Participation The House met for six…

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Budget Debate Consumes 94 % of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2019: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in debate on the federal budget 2019-20 on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 11th NA session: Members’ Participation The House met for 10…

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NA Meets for 13 Hrs, 21 Mins; Debates Federal Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2019: The National Assembly met for 13 hours and 21 minutes on Friday and consumed major portion of the proceedings in debate on the federal budget 2019-20, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 11th NA session: Members’…

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NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum During Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2019: The National Assembly discussed the federal budget on Thursday but was adjourned due to missing quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 11th NA session: Members’ Participation The House met for seven hours and 51 minutes; however,…

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Opposition Leader Formally Opens Budget Debate in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2019: The Leader of the Opposition formally opened debate on the Federal Budget 2019-20 in National Assembly on Wednesday, after a consensus was developed between the treasury and the opposition benches not to interfere during speeches and listen to each other’s points of view without creating any hurdle, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)…

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Government, Opposition Protests Mar NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2019: The proceedings of National Assembly remained suspended on Tuesday for an hour and 59 minutes (67 % of the total duration) due to the protests by treasury and opposition lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of…

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Treasury Lawmakers’ Protest Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2019: The sitting of the National Assembly was adjourned on Monday due to the protest by treasury lawmakers during the opening speech of Leader of the Opposition on the Federal Budget 2019-20, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 11th NA session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Protests in NA Prevent Opposition Leader to Start Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2019: The National Assembly (NA) on Friday could not complete its one-point agenda due to the protests by lawmakers that prevented the Leader of the Opposition to open budget debate, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the…

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Government Presents Federal Budget 2019-20 in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2019: The Minister of State for Revenue presented the federal budget for the year 2019-20 in the National Assembly on Tuesday amid opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 11th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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Opposition Protests in National Assembly against Arrest of PPPP Co-Chairperson

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2019: The National Assembly did not transact most of its regular agenda on Monday while Opposition parties protested against the arrest of PPPP Co-Chairperson by NAB, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the budget (11th) session: Members’ Participation…

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