NA fails to transact agenda amid protest

Session prorogued ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2021: The 32nd session of the National Assembly (NA) was prorogued on Friday without transacting its agenda amid protest of opposition lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of 32nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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NA defers private members’ agenda, discusses diplomatic issue

ISLAMABAD, April 20 2021: The National Assembly (NA) deferred private members’ business on Tuesday and considered a supplementary resolution seeking debate on the issue of expelling the French ambassador from Pakistan, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of 32nd session: Members’…

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NA passes two government bills, discusses law and order

ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2021: The National Assembly (NA) passed two government bills and discussed current law and order situation in the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 32nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an…

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NA transacts most of agenda, consumes 75% of sitting time on points of order

ISLAMABAD, April 16, 2021: The National Assembly (NA) transacted most of its agenda and consumed 75 percent of the proceedings in points of order related to the issues faced by non-Muslims and prevailing law and order in the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key…

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NA session prorogued amid lack of quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 5, 2021: The National Assembly was prorogued sine die on Monday amidst a lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth and last sitting of the 31st session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for two hours and 16…

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Lack of quorum leads to adjournment of NA sitting

ISLAMABAD, April 2, 2021: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Friday except question hour and was adjourned due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 31st session:  Members’ Participation The National…

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NA defers motion to constitute committee on electoral reforms

ISLAMABAD, April 1, 2021: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of seven private members’ bills and deferred a motion authorizing its speaker to constitute a parliamentary committee on electoral reforms, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 31st session:…

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NA Leaves Most of Agenda Unaddressed amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2021: The National Assembly left 96 percent of agenda unaddressed on Monday due to lack of quorum and consumed major part of the proceedings in points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 31st…

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Women Parliamentarians Performance Report 2020-21

Female Lawmakers Sponsor 28 Percent Parliamentary Agenda during 2020-21 ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2021: Constituting only 20 percent of the Parliament, female lawmakers contributed 28 percent parliamentary agenda during 2020-2021. Their performance matched, or in some instances exceeded, the performance of their male colleagues in both agenda contribution and attendance. On average, each female MNA attended…

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Prime Minister Gets Vote of Confidence in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2021: Prime Minister Imran Khan got the vote of confidence in National Assembly and received 178 votes in his favor, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Saturday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first and last sitting of the 30th session:  Members’ Participation The National…

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