National Assembly passes two government bills, extends timeline of an ordinance

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2021: The National Assembly passed two government bills and adopted a resolution to extend the Tax Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 for a further period of 120 days, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of 33rd session:…

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NA transacts 82 percent agenda, refers two government bills to committees

ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2021: The National Assembly transacted 82 percent agenda on Friday and witnessed introduction of two government bills including the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill, 2021, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of 33rd session: Members’…

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NA takes up most of agenda, passes four private members’ bills

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2021: The National Assembly on Tuesday passed took up most of its agenda and passed four private members’ bills, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 33rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three hours…

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NA adopts resolution to condemn Israel’s atrocities in Palestine

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2021: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Monday condemning Israeli atrocities against the people of Palestine, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 33rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and…

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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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