Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women legislators attend 67% NA sittings and 64% Senate sittings PML-N’s Kiran Haider remains most regular lawmaker by attending 100 percent NA sittings, while PkMAP’s Gul Bushra attends 92 out of 100 Senate sittings Muddasir Sehar Kamran, Sherry Rehman and Rubina Khalid sponsor highest number of resolutions in Senate Aisha Syed sponsors eight while Shireen…

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NA Elects Four Senators from FATA and Two from Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2018: The Members of the National Assembly elected two Senators from Islamabad and four Senators from Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the Senate elections: The polling started at 0900 hours and…

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National Assembly Session Prorogued amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2018: The National Assembly’s 53rd session was prorogued sine die on Friday after lack of quorum during the last sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second (last) sitting of the 53rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an…

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National Assembly Concludes Debate on President’s Address

ISLAMABAD, March 1, 2018: The National Assembly concluded debate on the Presidential address to the Parliament and deferred a government bill related to power sector on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 53rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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National Assembly Transacts 87% Agenda during 52nd Session

National Assembly Transacts 87% Agenda during 52nd Session

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2018: The National Assembly transacted 83% of the scheduled business during its 52nd session that continued between February 12, 2018 and February 20, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of the House proceedings. The House approved the important legislation on the rights of…

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National Assembly Passes Government and Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2018: The National Assembly passed five bills on Tuesday including two government bills moved as supplementary agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh and last sitting of the 52nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and 29 minutes. The…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 19, 2018: The sixth sitting of the National Assembly had to be adjourned due to missing quorum on Monday while the Chair also suspended the proceedings for an hour and ten minutes due to low attendance of lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2018: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 52nd Session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and 47 minutes. The sitting started at 1038 hours against the…

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NA Adopts Resolution Against Ethnic Stereotyping

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2018: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Thursday recommending the government to ensure that no nationality or ethnicity was stereotyped as terrorist or evil, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 52nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two…

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NA Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2018: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed three government bills and took up a Calling Attention Notice (CAN) regarding dilapidated condition of houses in various sectors of Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 52nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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