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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Political Consensus on COVID-19 Response Fundamental at this Hour: FAFEN

ISLAMABAD, April 02, 2020: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) urges the government and opposition parties to steer the country through the most critical health and economic crises of our times by working in unison and building consensus on decisions. Public representatives should unite not only to formulate a comprehensive and sound response to the…

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COVID-19: FAFEN Urges Immediate Reconvening of Parliament, Provincial Assemblies

Seven of Worst-Hit Countries have their Parliaments in Session to handle Pandemic ISLAMABAD, March 24, 2020: The Parliament and the provincial assemblies should take center stage in order to forge political consensus and provide leadership to the executive in shaping Pakistan’s response to the multifaceted challenges posed by the rising spread of COVID-19 in the…

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NA Passes Zainab Alert Bill, Leaves 65% Agenda Unaddressed During 20th Session

124 Lawmakers Participate in the Proceedings Session Cut Short by a Week due to Concerns over Coronavirus ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2020: The National Assembly passed bill for swift action on child abuse cases and left 65 percent of its scheduled business unaddressed during its 20th session that continued between March 9, 2020 and March 13, 2020, observes Free…

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