Amendments to Finance Act 2018 Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2019: The government introduced the Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill 2019 in the National Assembly on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the seventh session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for an hour and 13 minutes.…

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National Assembly Continues Debate on Sahiwal Incident

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2019: The National Assembly continued the debate on the killing of unarmed civilians by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Sahiwal, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Tuesday.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the ongoing (seventh) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly…

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National Assembly Skips Agenda to Discuss Sahiwal Shootout

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business and debated Sahiwal tragedy on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the seventh session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for two hours and 31…

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National Assembly Approves Committee on Members’ Conduct

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2019: The National Assembly approved setting up a committee of the Parliamentary Leaders to regulate the conduct of its members, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the seventh session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met…

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National Assembly Skips Discussion on Energy Situation

ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up a government motion for discussion on energy situation and spent its time discussing political as well as agricultural issues on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the…

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Points of Order Consume 63% of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2019: The National Assembly consumed nearly two thirds (63%) of its proceedings discussing political issues through Points of Order on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the seventh session:  Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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National Assembly Leaves 87% Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up 87% of the private members’ agenda on Tuesday amid the opposition’s protest and suspension of the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the seventh session:  Members’ Participation…

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NA Passes Govt Bill Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2019: The National Assembly passed a government bill in the absence of the Opposition and consumed 56% of the proceedings on points of order on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the seventh session:  Members’ Participation…

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NA Leaves 59 Percent Agenda Unaddressed during Sixth Session

Assembly Spends 36 Percent Proceedings on Points of Order ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2018:  The National Assembly did not address around 59 percent of its scheduled business and consumed 36 percent of the proceedings on Points of Order during sixth session that ended on December 21, 2018. The eight-sitting session’s agenda comprised six government bills, 21…

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NA Adopts Resolution on Children’s Rights

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2018: The National Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday after addressing its agenda partially and adopting a resolution to protect children’s rights, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth (last) sitting of the sixth session: Members’ Participation The…

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