National Assembly Meets for Five Minutes

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2021: The National Assembly proceeded for only five minutes on Thursday and was prorogued without taking up any agenda, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the 29th session:   Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for five minutes.…

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NA Transacts 47 Percent Agenda on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2021: The National Assembly addressed 47 percent agenda on Private Members’ Day and passed two bills as reported by the Standing Committees, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 29th session:  Members’ Participation The National…

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National Assembly Transacts 60 Percent of Agenda amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, March 1, 2021: The National Assembly on Monday transacted around 60 percent of the agenda amid opposition’s protest against extending an ordinance for more than 120 days, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 29th session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Skips Regular Agenda, Discusses Killings of Aid Workers

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2021: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business and consumed major part of the proceeding in points of order related to killings of four women aid workers in North Waziristan, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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National Assembly Passes Three Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2021: The National Assembly passed three private members’ bills and referred eight other bills to the relevant committees for consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of the 29th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met…

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NA Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 22, 2021: The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday due to lack of quorum amidst absence of the Leaders of the House and the Opposition, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 29th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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NA Leaves 50 Percent Agenda Unaddressed, Discusses Inflation and Economic Issues

 ISLAMABAD, February 19, 2021: The National Assembly left its 50 percent agenda unaddressed on Friday and debated issues related to economy, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 29th session requisitioned by the Opposition: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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NA Session Prorogued without Consensus on Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 4, 2021: The 28th Session of National Assembly was prorogued on Thursday without any significant development on the 26th Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 mainly related to the conduct of Senate elections through open ballot, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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NA Sitting Fails to Pass Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2021: The 26th Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 could not sail through the National Assembly due to lack of required numbers of lawmakers as the Opposition demanded consensus through debate before passage of the bill, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of…

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NA Leaves Two-Third Agenda Unaddressed on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2021: The National Assembly left two-third agenda unaddressed on Private Members’ Day and referred eleven bills to the relevant standing committees after their introduction, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 28th session: Members’ Participation…

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