NA defers motion to constitute committee on electoral reforms

ISLAMABAD, April 1, 2021: The National Assembly witnessed introduction of seven private members’ bills and deferred a motion authorizing its speaker to constitute a parliamentary committee on electoral reforms, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 31st session:…

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NA Leaves Most of Agenda Unaddressed amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2021: The National Assembly left 96 percent of agenda unaddressed on Monday due to lack of quorum and consumed major part of the proceedings in points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 31st…

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Women Parliamentarians Performance Report 2020-21

Female Lawmakers Sponsor 28 Percent Parliamentary Agenda during 2020-21 ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2021: Constituting only 20 percent of the Parliament, female lawmakers contributed 28 percent parliamentary agenda during 2020-2021. Their performance matched, or in some instances exceeded, the performance of their male colleagues in both agenda contribution and attendance. On average, each female MNA attended…

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Prime Minister Gets Vote of Confidence in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2021: Prime Minister Imran Khan got the vote of confidence in National Assembly and received 178 votes in his favor, observers Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Saturday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first and last sitting of the 30th session:  Members’ Participation The National…

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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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