NA Leaves Private Members’ Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2018: The National Assembly did not take up the private members’ business except one bill amid low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 51st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two…

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NA Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2018:  The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday due to lack of quorum without taking up any of the agenda item, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 51st Session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and six minutes while the…

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National Assembly Constitutes Committee on Child Abuse

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2018: The National Assembly constituted a Special Committee on Friday to suggest legal solutions for prevention of the incidents of child abuse, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 51st Session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour…

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NA Skips Regular Agenda, Condemns Remarks against Parliament

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2018: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Thursday condemning the remarks against the Parliament at a political gathering in Lahore while leaving its regular agenda unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 51st Session: Members’ Participation The National…

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National Assembly Passes Three Government Bills, Discusses Kasur incident

ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2018: The National Assembly passed three government bills and continued discussion on Kasur incident on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of 51st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours and 41…

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11 Private Members’ Bills Introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2018: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed the introduction of eleven private members’ bills which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 51st session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Discusses Foreign and Defence Policies, Skips Legislative Business

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2018: The National Assembly held a discussion on foreign and defence policies of the government while leaving the legislative business unaddressed due to low attendance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 51st session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Passes Bill to Extend SC and PHC Jurisdiction to FATA, Discusses Kasur Incident

ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2018: The National Assembly, on Friday, passed a bill seeking to extend the jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court (PHC) to Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) and held discussion on the Kasur incident, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Treasury, Opposition Lock Horns over FATA Reforms Bill

Treasury, Opposition Lock Horns over FATA Reforms Bill

None of the sittings could commence on scheduled time Opposition stages walk out in nine sittings Islamabad, December 21, 2017: The National Assembly could not address its scheduled business during 50th session that ended on December 21, 2017. The eleven-sitting session had five government bills and heavy Private Members’ business on the agenda. Four government bills were…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Prorogation of NA Session

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2017: The proceedings of the National Assembly continued for 15 minutes on Thursday as the Chair announced prorogation of the session sine die after the quorum was found incomplete, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the…

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