President Addresses the Joint Sitting of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2013: The President of Pakistan addressed the joint sitting of the parliament on Monday, June 10, 2013 with 78% of the total membership present from both the Houses, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet based on direct observation.

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14th National Assembly: PM, Speaker and Deputy Speaker Elected

ISLAMABAD June 6, 2013: In its first session after the general elections on May 11, the 14th National Assembly met for three sittings for administering oath to the new legislators and electing the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and the Prime Minister, completing the first historic transition of power from one democratically

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14th National Assembly Elects Leader of the House

ISLAMABAD, June 05, 2013: The 14th National Assembly elected Prime Minister during the third sitting of the first session. The PMLN chief was elected as Leader of the House by securing 244 votes.

The candidates of the PPPP and PTI for the office

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NA Elects Speaker and Deputy Speaker

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.

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14th National Assembly Takes Oath

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.

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National Assembly completes five years

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 performance

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National Assembly: Two Bills Passed

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.

 

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Three Private Members’ Bills Passed by National Assembly

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 to

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