NA Passes Anti-Terrorism Bill, Condemns Motorway Incident

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2020: The National Assembly continued debate on motorway gang-rape incident and passed the Anti-Terrorism (3rd Amendment) Bill, 2020 without sending it to the relevant standing committee after the rules were suspended, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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NA Takes up 94% Agenda, Discusses Motorway Incident

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2020: The National Assembly took up its 94 percent agenda on Monday and also held discussion on the motorway gang-rape incident, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 26th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three…

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NA Passes Four Government Bills, Leaves 58 percent Agenda Unaddressed

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2020: The National Assembly (NA) did not take up 58 percent agenda and passed four government bills on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second and last sitting of 25th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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National Assembly Adjourned to Pay Respect for Senator Hasil Bizenjo

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2020: The National Assembly was adjourned on Friday as a mark of respect for chief of the National Party, Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, who passed away yesterday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 25th session:  Members’…

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President Addresses the Joint Sitting of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2020: The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the third parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the parliamentary business: Members’…

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NA Passes Five FATF-Related Bills, Adopts Two Resolutions

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2020: The National Assembly passed five government bills related to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and adopted two supplementary resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth and last sitting of 24th session:  Members’ Participation The…

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NA Bill Seeks to Extend Time for Scrutiny of Election Candidates

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2020: The National Assembly (NA) witnessed introduction of a Private Member’s Bill on Tuesday seeking extension in time period for scrutiny of all credentials submitted by the election candidates, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of 24th session:…

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NA Leaves Legislative Agenda Unaddressed, Extends Two Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2020: The National Assembly (NA) did not consider legislative agenda appearing on `Orders of the Day’ and adopted two resolutions to extend as many Ordinances, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 24th session:  Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of PML-N lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2020: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business on Friday to express condolence over the demise of PML-N lawmaker Syed Iftikhar ul Hassan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of 24th session:  Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Parliament Passes FATF-Related Bill, Condemns Indian Atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, August 6, 2020: The Parliament while passing a bill to meet the requirement of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) condemned India’s illegal and unilateral actions in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the single-sitting…

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