Opposition Stages Walkout in NA against Legislation through Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2020: The Opposition staged walkout in the National Assembly on Thursday against reliance of the government on Ordinances for legislation and delay in summoning session of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 19th…

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National Assembly Addresses 46% Agenda During 18th Session

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2020: The National Assembly addressed 46 percent of its scheduled business during its 18th session that continued between January 1 and January 15, 2020. FAFEN observed low participation of lawmakers as more than fifty percent (176 out of 342) lawmakers did not participate in the proceedings. The House passed 13 government bills including three legislative proposals to amend the procedures for appointment and extension of armed forces’ chiefs and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report.

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Treasury-Opposition Confrontation Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2020: The exchange of hot words between the treasury and the opposition benches ultimately led to the early adjournment of National Assembly sitting without addressing most of the private members’ business, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Tuesday.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during…

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National Assembly Passes Two Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2020: The National Assembly passed two government bills on Monday and referred a legislative proposal to the relevant committee for consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth of the 18th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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NA Defers Question Hour, Passes Six Govt. Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2020: The National Assembly deferred question hour due to ministerial absence and passed six government bills including the Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Bill 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 18th session:…

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NA Defers Question Hour, Passes Six Govt. Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2020: The National Assembly deferred question hour due to ministerial absence and passed six government bills including the Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Bill 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 18th session:…

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National Assembly Defers Legislative Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 9, 2020: The National Assembly deferred legislative agenda on ministerial request and consumed one third of the proceedings’ time on points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 18th session: Members’ Participation The…

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NA Leaves 58 Percent Agenda Unaddressed, Refers 16 Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, January 8, 2020: The National Assembly skipped 58 percent agenda on Wednesday and referred 16 private members’ bills to the relevant committees for their consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 6th sitting of 18th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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National Assembly Approves Legislation on Services Chiefs’ Appointment and Extension

ISLAMABAD, January 7, 2020: The National Assembly passed three government bills on Tuesday seeking to amend the procedures for appointment and extension of armed forces’ chiefs and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the 5th sitting…

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