National Assembly Meets for Seven Minutes

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2019: The National Assembly proceeded for only seven minutes on Tuesday and was adjourned without taking up any agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceeding during seventh sitting of the eighth session: Members’ Participation The House met for seven minutes. The…

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NA Passes Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2019: The National Assembly passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Monday while its proceeding remained suspended for more than three hours, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the eighth session: Members’ Participation The House met for four…

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Parliament Urges Indian Counterpart to Support Peace Efforts

ISLAMABAD, March 1, 2019: The Parliament unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday condemning Indian aggression across the Line of Control (LoC) while reiterating Pakistan’s commitment to peaceful solution of disputes and calling for Indian Parliament to play its role in de-escalation efforts, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Key observations…

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Parliament Discusses Indian Threats to Pakistan’s Security

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2019: The Majlis-e-Shoora discussed the Indian threats to Pakistan’s security and expressed resolve to combat all challenges, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Key observations of the proceeding during first sitting of the second Joint Session of Parliament include the following: Members’ Participation The Majlis-e-Shoora…

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National Assembly Discusses Indian Aggression

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2019: The National Assembly skipped its regular business on Tuesday to discuss the Indian violation of Pakistani airspace, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the eighth session: Members’ Participation The House met for four hours and 55 minutes.…

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NA Discusses Political, Foreign Affairs

ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2019: The National Assembly did not start debate on the Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Monday and discussed political and foreign issues on Points of Order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the eighth session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Fails to Initiate Debate on Money Bill; Discusses Political Issues on Points of Order

ISLAMABAD, February 22, 2019: The National Assembly could not start debate on the Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Friday despite the Chair’s direction, however, the House discussed political issues on Points of Order in violation of the rules, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Opposition’s Protest Leads to Early Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2019: The second sitting of the National Assembly was adjourned early on Thursday without addressing most of its regular business due to protest by the opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the eighth…

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NA Sitting Starts More Than Two and Half Hours Late, Lasts 17 Minutes

Adopts Resolution to Reject Indian Allegations Regarding Pulwama Attack ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2019: The National Assembly started two hours and 32 minutes behind schedule and lasted 17 minutes on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factshseet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the eighth…

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National Assembly Addresses 39% Agenda during Seventh Session

133 Lawmakers Participate in the Proceedings ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2019: The National Assembly did not address 61 percent of its agenda during seventh session that continued between January 14 to January 25, 2019. The House spent four hours and 29 minutes (19 percent) of the proceedings debating the killings of civilians in Sahiwal and three…

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