NA Skips Agenda, Takes Up Load-Shedding Issue

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2016: The National Assembly did not take up any agenda during its last sitting except a Calling Attention Notice on load-shedding in various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 36th session:…

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Joint Sitting Passes Anti-Honour Killing, Anti-Rape Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 06, 2016: The Joint Sitting of the Parliament unanimously passed Anti-Rape and Anti-Honour Killing Bills to give maximum punishment to the perpetrators of heinous crime, and continued debate on the burning issue of Kashmir on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting…

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Parliament Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, October 05, 2016: The Prime Minister initiated debate on Kashmir issue in the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament), including deteriorating condition of human rights in the Occupied Valley and ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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NA Asks Govt to Stop Forced Conversions of Hindus

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2016: The National Assembly adopted three Private Members’ resolutions including a resolution against forced conversions and marriages of Hindu women, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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NA Passes Three Judiciary-related Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2016: The National Assembly passed three government bills related to judiciary while leaving half of the business unaddressed on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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NA Suspends Agenda to Discuss FATA Reforms

ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2016: The National Assembly suspended its regular agenda and discussed FATA reforms in the absence of Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Low Attendance Leaves NA Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, September 29, 2016: The National Assembly could not take up its agenda on Thursday due to low attendance of lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and…

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NA Discusses FATA Reforms, Health Sector Issues

ISLAMABAD, September 28, 2016: The National Assembly held discussion on the Report of Committee on FATA Reforms and took up Calling Attention Notices related to the health sector issues on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 36th session: Members’…

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National Assembly Defers Private Members’ Legislation

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2016: The National Assembly deferred the passage of four Private Members’ bills on the request of the government on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of its 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours…

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National Assembly Passes Hindu Marriage Bill

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2016: The National Assembly unanimously passed five treasury-sponsored pieces of legislation, including the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 36th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and…

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