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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NA Passes Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2017

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2017: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed two government bills, including the Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2017, before the session was prorogued sine die, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 40th session: Members’…

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NA Passes Military Courts Legislation with Majority Vote

ISLAMABAD, March 21, 2017: The National Assembly (NA) passed two government bills, including a Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to the revival of military courts and adopted a resolution to set up a parliamentary committee for the oversight of these courts, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations…

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National Assembly Debates Constitutional Amendment on Military Courts

ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2017: The National Assembly debated the Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to military courts on Monday while deferring its consideration and passage for a later sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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Treasury-Opposition Confrontation Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2017: The exchange of hot words between the treasury and the opposition benches ultimately led to the adjournment of National Assembly sitting on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 10th sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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National Assembly Discusses Census, Shortage of Medicine

ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2017: The National Assembly on Thursday discussed census-related issues and took up a Calling Attention Notice on the shortage of life saving drugs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 40th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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