68 Percent Lawmakers Remain Inactive During 14th NA Session

  • 11 Private Members and six Government bills introduced
  • Parliamentary Leaders of PML and BNP-M remain absent during entire session

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2019: The National Assembly addressed 32% percent of its scheduled business during its 14th session that continued between September 13, 2019 and September 19, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report.

Of 341 lawmakers, 108 (32 percent) including 83 men and 25 women contributed to the proceedings of the House by sponsoring various parliamentary interventions and/or contributing in the debates. The active lawmakers were from BNP-M, GDA, MMAP, MQM, PML, PML-N, PPPP and PTI. On the other hand, as many as 233 (68 percent) lawmakers including 189 men and 44 women did not participate in the proceedings throughout the session.

The overall business including regular and supplementary agenda considered by the House during 14th session comprised 11 private members and six government bills, four ordinances, seven resolutions, three Calling Attention Notices (CANs) and seven standing committee reports.

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