National Assembly Passes Islamabad Capital Territory LG Bill 2015

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2015: The National Assembly passed the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill, 2015 during the third sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The State Minister for Interior introduced the bill as passed by the Senate with amendments and…

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National Assembly Leaves Over 70% Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2015: The Lower House of the Parliament left almost three-quarters of its agenda unaddressed on Monday during the first sitting of its 24th session as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at 1631 hours against the scheduled time of…

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115th Senate Session: Marked Increase in Sittings’ Time Observed

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2015: The 115th Senate session witnessed a marked increase in sittings’ time and a considerable decrease in lawmakers’ attendance as the House passed three government bills and adopted 13 private resolutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising 13 sittings, started on May 4 and ended on May 20,…

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NA Session Marked by Low Attendance, Multiple Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2015: The 21st session of the National Assembly was marked by thin attendance of lawmakers as the House witnessed multiple protests/walkouts and the introduction of four private bills, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising seven sittings, started on April 20 and concluded on April 29, 2015. On average, each sitting started 26 minutes behind the schedule and lasted two hours and 37 minutes.

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