NA Fails to Pass Constitutional Amendment Bill on Seat Allocation

 ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2017: The National Assembly’s 48th session was prorogued on Monday without considering the constitutional amendment regarding reallocation of the Assembly seats among federating units, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third (last) sitting of the 48th session:  Members’ Participation The…

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National Assembly Leaves Two-Thirds Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 3, 2017: The National Assembly did not take up more than two thirds of its scheduled business including a constitutional amendment on reallocation of the Assembly seats among provinces, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of…

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National Assembly Takes Up Constitutional Amendment on Reallocation of Seats among Provinces

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2017: The National Assembly, on Thursday, discussed a proposed constitutional amendment regarding reallocation of the Assembly seats among provinces, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 48th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three…

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National Assembly Defers Interior Ministry’s CAN, Questions

ISLAMABAD, October 11, 2017: The National Assembly, on Wednesday, deferred the lawmakers’ queries related to the Ministry of Interior due to unpreparedness of the ministerial staff and later the session was prorogued sine die, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting…

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NA Approves Amendments to Organ Transplant Law

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2017: The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2017 sailed through the National Assembly on Tuesday amid the passage of three resolutions on the Private Members’ Day, 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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National Assembly Discusses Increase in the Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, October 9, 2017: The National Assembly addressed its legislative business and discussed the recent increase in the prices of petroleum products on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 47th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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National Assembly Elects Four Standing Committees

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2017: The National Assembly, on Friday, elected the members of the Standing Committees on Privatization, Narcotics Control, Postal Services and Statistics, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 47th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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National Assembly Amends Elections Act, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2017: The National Assembly passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Thursday, while skipping the regular agenda of the day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The amendment bill will now be sent to the Senate for its passage. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Chair Directs Govt to Ensure Ministers’ Presence in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2017: The National Assembly addressed the entire agenda on Wednesday, amid directions of the Chair for the government to ensure attendance of ministers during the House proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 47th session:…

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National Assembly Defers Most of Private Members’ Business

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2017: The National Assembly deferred 70% of the private members’ agenda on Tuesday and consumed more than half of the proceedings (52%) in discussing Points of Order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 47th session:…

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