Govt-Opposition Row Halts Budget Debate in NA

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2020: The budget debate in the National Assembly was halted due to the confrontation between the government and the opposition members as the latter agitated over the absence of foreign minister and sought clarification only from him on the issues of recognizing Israel or accepting India as non-permanent member of UNSC, observers…

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National Assembly Starts Debate on Federal Budget 2020-21

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2020: The National Assembly started general discussion on the Federal Budget 2020-21, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of the 22nd NA session: Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and 21 minutes. The proceedings started…

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National Assembly’s Budget Session 2020-21: What You Need to Know

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2020: The government is all set to present the budget for the next fiscal year 2020-21 in the National Assembly this afternoon. The Economic Survey (2019-2020) released on Thursday points to the huge toll COVID-19 has taken on the economy’s overall growth in the current fiscal year. Despite narrowing down existing account and trade deficits,

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National Assembly Approves Motion of Thanks on President’s Address

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2020: The National Assembly approved the Motion of Thanks expressing gratitude to the President of Pakistan for his address to both Houses assembled together on September 12, 2019, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the…

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NA Discusses Multiple Issues by following Safe-Distancing Guidelines

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2020: The National Assembly took up its entire agenda by adopting standard operating procedures (SOPs) with regards to prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic. The members consumed their time in discussing the issues related to politics, parliamentary business, agriculture, health and economy, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on…

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National Assembly Transacts Most of Agenda, Discusses Stranded Pakistanis Issue

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2020: The National Assembly took up most of the agenda and discussed the issue of stranded Pakistanis through points of order, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the 22nd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly…

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National Assembly Condoles Death of MMAP Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2020: The National Assembly did not take up its regular business on Friday to express condolence over the demise of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal Pakistan (MMAP) lawmaker Munir Khan Orakzai, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 22nd session: Members’ Participation The National…

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National Assembly Prorogued after Concluding Debate on COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2020: The 21st Session of National Assembly was prorogued on Friday after concluding debate on the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic in the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third and last sitting of 21st session:  Members’…

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National Assembly Discusses Measures to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2020: The members of both sides of the aisle in National Assembly continued discussion on the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic and steps necessary for preventing its spread in the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House…

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