NA Refers 12 Bills to Committees, Skips Resolutions and Motions

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2017: The National Assembly referred 12 Private Members’ bills to the relevant standing committees while leaving resolutions and motions under rule 259 unaddressed on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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NA Discusses FATA Legislation, Refers Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2017: The National Assembly debated legislation concerning FATA reforms package on Monday and referred six government bills including two constitutional amendments to the standing committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 42nd session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Session Prorogued amidst Protest against PM

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2017: The National Assembly session was prorogued sine die on Friday without taking up any agenda amidst opposition parties’ protest against Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of National Assembly’s 41st session:  Members’ Participation The…

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Lack of Quorum Haunts NA Proceedings Again

ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2017: The seventh sitting of the National Assembly also witnessed lack of interest of lawmakers as the proceedings had to be suspended due to missing quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). It was the fifth time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to lack of quorum.…

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National Assembly Overcomes Quorum Issue

Takes Up Entire Agenda after Four Consecutive Early Adjournment of Sittings ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2017: The National Assembly on Wednesday succeeded in taking up its entire regular agenda after four consecutive sittings when quorum was pointed out to adjourn proceedings of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The quorum was pointed out…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Fourth Time due to Missing Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 18, 2017: The National Assembly could not proceed to take up its regular agenda again on Tuesday due to lack of quorum. This is the consecutive fourth time that the sitting had to be adjourned due to missing quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House, however, unanimously adopted a resolution…

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Quorum Issue Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2017: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Monday as the sitting had to be adjourned due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The sitting remained suspended for 31 minutes due to lack of…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Over Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: The National Assembly was adjourned without addressing the regular business due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 41st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and…

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NA Discusses Islamic Military Alliance on Adjournment Motion

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday left its regular agenda unaddressed to debate an Adjournment Motion on Pakistan’s role in the Islamic Military Alliance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 41st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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NA Passes Bill Amidst Opposition’s Walkout over Enforced Disappearances

ISLAMABAD, April 12, 2017: The National Assembly passed a government bill amidst walkout of the opposition parties against enforced disappearances in the province of Sindh, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 41st session: Members’ Participation The National…

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