NA Skips Regular Agenda to Discuss Preventive Measures against Coronavirus

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2020: The National Assembly did not take up its regular agenda on Friday and discussed the government strategy to avoid spread of Coronavirus in Pakistan, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth & last sitting…

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National Assembly Passes Zainab Alert Bill, Defers Debate on Agriculture

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2020: The National Assembly passed the Zainab Alert Response and Recovery Bill, 2020 but postponed debate on a motion regarding agro-economy of the country, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the third sitting of the…

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NA Leaves 80 Percent Agenda Unaddressed on Private Member’s Day

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2020: The National Assembly left 80 percent agenda unaddressed on Private Member’s Day, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an hour and…

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NA Passes Four Govt. Bills, Refers Five Legislative Proposals to Committees

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2020: The National Assembly passed four government bills and referred five other legislative proposals to the relevant Standing Committees on Monday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of the 20th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Women MPs Remain Proactive, Assertive in Performing their Parliamentary Roles

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2020: Women parliamentarians continued to be proactive and assertive in their legislative, representative and oversight functions during the past year. Despite being only one-fifth of the current parliament, women sponsored more than one-third of the business, effectively raising citizens’ voices and public interest issues, reveals a report released by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability- Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) on the eve of International Women’s Day.

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NA Passes Three Govt. Bills, Extends an Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2020: The National Assembly passed three government bills on Monday and adopted a resolution to extend an Ordinance, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 12th and last sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Ministerial Absence in NA Leads to Deferment of Debate on Economic Situation

ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2020: The National Assembly deferred debate on economic situation in the country due to absence of relevant ministers in the House, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eleventh sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Turkish President Addresses Joint Session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2020: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the Joint Session of Parliament for the fourth time on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Joint Session started with the national anthems of both the countries. The Turkish President addressed the House for 24 minutes. President Erdogan…

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NA Leaves 80 Percent Agenda Unaddressed, Discusses Economic Situation  

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2020: The National Assembly left 80 percent agenda unaddressed on Thursday and continued the debate on country’s economic situation, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for three…

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National Assembly Continues Debate on Economic Situation

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2020: The National Assembly continued the debate on country’s economic situation on Wednesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and six minutes; however, the…

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