National Assembly Skips Discussion on Energy Situation

 ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2019: The National Assembly took up only half of its scheduled business on Friday leaving a discussion on the energy situation unaddressed for seventh time during the session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the ongoing (ninth)…

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Govt Introduces Seven Bills in National Assembly

 ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2019: The government introduced seven legislative proposals in the National Assembly on Thursday while the House proceedings remained suspended for 28 minutes due to ministerial absence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the ninth session: Members’…

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NA Refers 11 Private Members’ Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2019: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of eleven private members’ bill including the Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill on Tuesday and referred all of them to the relevant Standing Committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the…

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Ministerial Absence Leads to Suspension of NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2019: The absence of the ministers during Question Hour on Monday led to the suspension of the House proceedings for ten minutes, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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NA Fails to Take up Resolution for Extension of PMDC Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up the resolution on Friday seeking extension of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Ordinance, 2019 for a further period of 120 days, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of…

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NA Passes the Elections (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2019: The National Assembly passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Thursday while leaving two thirds agenda unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 29…

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Govt Introduces Child Protection Bill in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2019: The National Assembly held first reading of a government-sponsored bill aimed at curbing criminal activities against children and referred it to the Standing Committee on Human Rights for a thorough review, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Nine Private Members’ Bills Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2019: The National Assembly witnessed the introduction of nine private members’ bills, which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House…

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NA Takes up Most of Agenda, Condemns Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2019: The National Assembly took up most of its agenda and unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn terror attacks in Sri Lanka, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House…

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KP Assembly Passes One Govt. Bill, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, April 2, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) passed the KP Land Acquisition (Mines) (Amendment) Bill and adopted three supplementary resolutions after suspension of rules, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of the…

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