NA Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2015: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed on Monday during second sitting of its 26th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House offered prayers for deceased PPPP lawmaker Makhdoom Amin Fahim. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in…

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NA Takes Up 80% of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 20, 2015: The National Assembly addressed eighty percent of its agenda during first sitting of its 26th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also observed a minute of silence to pay tribute to the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding:…

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NA’s 25th session elects Speaker, passes three bills

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly elected its Speaker and passed three bills during its 25th session that started on November 6, 2015 and was concluded on November 11, 2015.  Members of the National Assembly elected Sardar Ayaz Sadiq as Speaker with majority vote during second sitting of the session. Mr. Sadiq had previously served as Speaker…

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NA Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2015: The National Assembly passed two government bills on Wednesday during the fourth and last sitting of its 25th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session was prorogued sine die earlier than scheduled due to upcoming second phase of local government elections in Sindh and Punjab. The House also…

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NA Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed Except CANs

ISLAMABAD, November 10, 2015: The National Assembly left its entire agenda unaddressed except two Calling Attention Notices (CANs) on Tuesday during third sitting of its ongoing 25th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). There were 47 items on agenda of Private Members’ Day of which 45 remained unaddressed. State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs…

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NA Elects Speaker, Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2015: The National Assembly swore in the newly elected Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Monday during second sitting of its 25th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Acting Speaker administered oath to Ayaz Sadiq who won election of the Speaker by securing 268 votes against PTI candidate Shafqat Mahmood…

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NA Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2015: The National Assembly swears in four members who have won recent by-elections at the first sitting of its 25th Session, leaving the entire agenda on the Order of the Day unattended, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Acting Speaker administered oath to the newly elected lawmakers and announced the schedule for…

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FAFEN Urges Federal Govt to Enact Right to Information Law

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2015: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called upon the Federal Government to extend to the citizens the constitutional Right to Information as guaranteed by Article 19-A through appropriate legislation, says a statement issued on Thursday.

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Only 10% MNAs Attend All 14 Sittings of 24th Session

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2015: Nearly 10 percent of the members of the National Assembly attended all 14 sitting during its 24th Session that ended on August 13, says FAFEN press statement on Friday. According to the attendance record released by the National Assembly Secretariat, as many as 34 MNAs – 20 directly elected, 13 women,…

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NA Last Sitting Marked by Passage of Bill, Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2015: The National Assembly passed one bill amid low attendance of lawmakers as the 24th session was prorogued sine die on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Only 24 legislators (7%) were present at the start and 85 (24%) at the time of adjournment of the sitting.…

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