National Assembly Continues Debate on Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2018: The National Assembly on Wednesday continued debate on the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, 2018, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceeding during the fourth sitting of second session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 27 minutes.…

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National Assembly Debates Supplementary Budget 2018-19

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2018: The National Assembly addressed its entire scheduled business and debated the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceeding during third sitting of second session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours…

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Leader of the Opposition Opens Debate on Supplementary Budget in NA

ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2018: The National Assembly opened debate on the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with speech of the Leader of the Opposition on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the 2nd session: Members’ Participation The National…

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National Assembly Approves Special Committee on Election Rigging

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2018: The National Assembly approved formation of a special committee to probe allegations of rigging in General Election 2018 while Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs introduced the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill 2018 in the National Assembly, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key…

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President Addresses Joint Session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2018: The newly elected President of Pakistan Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi on Monday addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on the beginning of the first parliamentary year of the National Assembly, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

The sitting started 15 minutes behind the schedule, lasting 40 minutes during which the President spoke on national issues for 24 minutes. The Presidential Address is mandatory under the Constitution at the start of each parliamentary year. Read More >>

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Parliament, Provincial Assemblies Elect 13th President

ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2018: The federal and provincial lawmakers voted to elect the 13th President of Pakistan on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Factsheet. The election took place at the meetings of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and the four provincial assemblies under the Article 41 (4) and the procedure provided in the…

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National Assembly Elects Prime Minister amidst Protests

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 17, 2018: The National Assembly on Friday elected Imran Khan as the Leader of the House with 176 votes in his favor and 96 against him that went to PML-N Candidate Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the…

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15th National Assembly Profile

15th National Assembly Profile

ISLAMABAD, August 16, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has released the Profile of 15th National Assembly (NA), which was sworn in on August 13, 2018. Currently, there are 330 members in the House. As many as nine seats have been vacated by the legislators who had won more than one seat in GE-2018. Moreover, two general seats are vacant due to postponement of the election while a woman-reserved seat of KP is also vacant. The incumbent Assembly has a representation of 12 political parties as compared to 18 parties represented in the previous Assembly. Additionally, there are four independent legislators in the House.

This report is based on information contained in Form B and Affidavits as annexed to the Nomination Papers submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan by the candidates for General Election 2018. Read More >>

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National Assembly Elects Speaker, Deputy Speaker

ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2018: The 15th National Assembly elected its Speaker and Deputy Speaker on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the second sitting of the 1st session of the National Assembly:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for eight hours and 57 minutes…

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Newly-elected Members of 15th National Assembly Take Oath

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2018: The newly-elected Members of the 15th National Assembly took oath on Monday in a maiden session called after July 25 General Elections 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. The Speaker of the outgoing Assembly presided over the proceedings that started 15 minutes behind the schedule. Taking oath as…

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