ISLAMABAD, June 03, 2013: The 14th National Assembly elected its Speaker and Deputy Speaker during second sitting of the first session called after the general elections. The PMLN nominated legislators were elected as Speaker and Deputy Speaker, respectively. Both the members received 258 votes each.
ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2013: The newly elected members of the 14th National Assembly took oath on Saturday in the maiden session called after the May 11 general elections, marking the first historic transition of power from one democratically elected government to another in the country’s history.
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2013: Completing its five year term, the 13th National Assembly achieved a legislative agenda which altered the country’s governance structure by ensuring provincial autonomy and restoring the 1973 constitution, and promoted women’s empowerment, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on the five years performanceDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously adopted four resolutions in the last sitting of the 50th session, which met for six hours and 10 minutes on Thursday. The session is prorogued after meeting for 19 days.
Congratulating for completing the fiveDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2013: The National Assembly passed the Anti-terrorism (Second Amendment) Bill 2013 unanimously and the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (PIMS) Islamabad (Amendment) Bill 2013 with the majority vote in the 18th sitting of the ongoing 50th session on Wednesday. The latter was tabled as supplementary agenda.
ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously passed three Private Members’ bills in the 17th sitting of the ongoing 50th session. The House also unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the corporal punishment for children.
Five other bills were introduced and referred toDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2013: The National Assembly, which met for two hours and 41 minutes in the 16th sitting of 50th session, unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the Badami Bagh incident; demanding the judicial enquiry of the incident and compensation for the victims.
ISLAMABAD, March 08, 2013: The 15th sitting of National Assembly’s 50th session, which met for an hour and eight minutes, unanimously passed the National Counter Terrorism Authority Bill 2013.
Marking the International Women’s Day, the House also unanimously adopted a resolution to pay tribute to women forDetails
- Overall 372 parliamentary interventions on women rights
ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2013: Women’s inclusion in the political process, preventing anti-women practices, and addressing their vulnerability in conflict-hit areas brought political parties together in the 13th National Assembly, which stood out for pro-women legislation, reflecting some of the promises political parties made inDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2013: Starting an hour and 30 minutes late, the 14th sitting of the 50th session was marked by low attendance. Only 98 members were present at the outset, 112 at the time of adjournment, whereas a maximum of 148 membersDetails