PM Takes National Assembly into Confidence over COVID-19, Economic Issues

Debate on Budget Ends in the Lower House ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2020: The Prime Minister came to the House before the conclusion of the budget debate to make a policy statement on issues related to economy, foreign affairs and the government efforts to tackle COVID-19, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily…

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Interim Report of PIA Plane Crash Laid in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2020: The interim report of PIA plane crash was presented in the National Assembly by the Government, while the discussion on the federal budget 2020-21 continued on Wednesday as well, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during thirteenth sitting of…

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Debate on Finance Bill Consumes Major Part of NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2020: The National Assembly consumed major part of its proceedings in debate on the Finance Bill 2020 on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during twelfth sitting of 22nd  session of NA: Members’ Participation The House met for eight hours…

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NA Meets for Ten Hours, 24 Mins; Debates Federal Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2020: The National Assembly met for ten hours and 24 minutes on Monday and consumed major portion of the proceedings in debate on the federal budget 2020-21, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eleventh sitting of 22nd  session of…

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National Assembly Discusses Federal Budget 2020-21

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2020: The National Assembly held general discussion on the Annual Budget 2020-21 on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during tenth sitting of the 22nd NA session:  Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 49 minutes. The proceedings started at…

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National Assembly Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2020: The National Assembly continued general discussion on the Annual Budget 2020-21 on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of the 22nd NA session:  Members’ Participation The House met for seven hours and 12 minutes. The proceedings started at…

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Budget Debate Consumes 94% of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2020: The major portion of the National Assembly’s proceedings was consumed in the debate on the federal budget 2020-21, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of the 22nd NA session:  Members’ Participation The House met for…

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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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