Low Attendance of members in four-hour Fourth Sitting

The fourth sitting of the Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly was marked by low attendance of members with only 42 being present at the end of the sitting that lasted a little over four hours, the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) reported.

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Attendance remains low in third sitting of 19th session

The third sitting of the Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly was also marked by the low attendance of the members, though the quorum was not pointed out during the course of sitting, reports the Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on National Assembly Proceedings.

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NA meets for less than three hours

The Second Sitting of Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly met for less than three hours with 31 members present at the outset, reports the Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on National Assembly Proceedings.

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First Sitting of 19th Session Marked by low MNA Attendance

The Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly began with a very low attendance of members, though the quorum was not pointed out throughout the First Sitting that was held on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on National Assembly Proceedings.

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50% legislators participate in 18th National Assembly Session

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2010:¬†Almost fifty percent legislators participated in the proceedings of the Eighteenth Session of the National Assembly that concluded on January 29, 2010, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Parliament Performance Update-IX. The participation of MNAs i.e. 46 percent in the eighteenth session was relatively higher than earlier sessions…

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Reforms Needed to Optimize National Assembly Performance

ISLAMABAD, January 4, 2010: Critical regulatory and administrative changes are essential to optimize the performance of the National Assembly through greater investments in broader areas including, but not limited to, record-keeping, public access to assembly records, legislative tracking, monitoring progress against executive assurances to the assembly and orientation of Members in Rules of Business, recommends Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report appraising the performance of the second year of the 13th National Assembly launched here Tuesday.

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FAFEN Parliament Performance Update-VII 41% MNAs participated in National Assembly’s Seventeenth Session

ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2009:¬†Around 41 percent members participated in the Seventeenth Session of the National Assembly held between November 2 and 16, 2009, says FAFEN Parliament Performance Update-VII (detailed Update attached). This Update is based on direct observation of the Seventeenth Session of the National Assembly. FAFEN has been producing session-wise reports of the National…

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