National Assembly Addresses 62% Agenda during Eighth Session

POs Consume 62% of the Proceedings’ Time None out of the Eight Sittings Start on Time ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2019: The National Assembly did not address 38 percent of the agenda during eighth session that continued between February 20 and March 6, 2019. The House spent seven hours and 55 minutes (62 percent) on various Points of Order (POs)…

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NA Passes Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2019: The National Assembly passed the Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday amid walkout by the opposition parties, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth (last) sitting of the eighth session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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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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