NA Debates Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2019: The National Assembly, on Friday, held a debate on the proposed constitutional amendment seeking to increase the representation of newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in National and KP Assemblies, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting…

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NA Defers Constitutional Amendment for Increasing ex-FATA Seats  

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2019: The National Assembly, on Thursday, deferred the passage of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at increasing the representation of newly merged tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in National and Provincial Assemblies, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 12th sitting…

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NA Takes up Two Third Agenda; Refers Six Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2019: The National Assembly took up almost two third agenda on Wednesday and referred six bills to the relevant committees for further deliberations, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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 NA Skips 75% Agenda amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 6, 2019: The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday without addressing three quarters of its regular business due to protest by the opposition parties against increase in petroleum prices, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during tenth sitting of the ninth session:…

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National Assembly Skips Discussion on Energy Situation

 ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2019: The National Assembly took up only half of its scheduled business on Friday leaving a discussion on the energy situation unaddressed for seventh time during the session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the ongoing (ninth)…

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Govt Introduces Seven Bills in National Assembly

 ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2019: The government introduced seven legislative proposals in the National Assembly on Thursday while the House proceedings remained suspended for 28 minutes due to ministerial absence, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the ninth session: Members’…

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NA Refers 11 Private Members’ Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2019: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of eleven private members’ bill including the Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill on Tuesday and referred all of them to the relevant Standing Committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of the…

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Ministerial Absence Leads to Suspension of NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2019: The absence of the ministers during Question Hour on Monday led to the suspension of the House proceedings for ten minutes, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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NA Fails to Take up Resolution for Extension of PMDC Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2019: The National Assembly did not take up the resolution on Friday seeking extension of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Ordinance, 2019 for a further period of 120 days, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of…

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NA Passes the Elections (Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2019: The National Assembly passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Thursday while leaving two thirds agenda unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 29…

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