National Assembly Discusses Economic Situation of Country

ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2020: The National Assembly debated the country’s economic situation on Tuesday amid uproar in the House, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for four hours and 46…

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National Assembly Extends Two Ordinances, Leaves 55 Percent Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2020: The National Assembly adopted two resolutions to extend as many Ordinances and left 55 percent agenda unaddressed on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 7, 2020: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday condemning the rape of a minor child in Nowshera and was adjourned due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation…

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National Assembly Passes Two Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 6, 2020: The National Assembly passed two private members’ bills and referred another three legislative proposals to the relevant Standing Committees after their introduction in the House on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 19th session:…

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National Assembly Adopts Resolution to Express Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, February 4, 2020: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday to express solidarity with Kashmiris in their struggle for self-determination and called upon the UN Security Council to enforce a peaceful settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House…

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National Assembly Suspends Regular Agenda to Discuss Kashmir Issue

ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2020: The National Assembly suspended its regular agenda on Monday and started debate on Kashmir issue in connection with upcoming Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 19th session: Members’…

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National Assembly Refers Five Govt. Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2020: The National Assembly transacted most of its business on Friday and referred five government bills to the relevant committees after their introduction, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 19th session: Members’ Participation The National…

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Opposition Stages Walkout in NA against Legislation through Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2020: The Opposition staged walkout in the National Assembly on Thursday against reliance of the government on Ordinances for legislation and delay in summoning session of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 19th…

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National Assembly Addresses 46% Agenda During 18th Session

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2020: The National Assembly addressed 46 percent of its scheduled business during its 18th session that continued between January 1 and January 15, 2020. FAFEN observed low participation of lawmakers as more than fifty percent (176 out of 342) lawmakers did not participate in the proceedings. The House passed 13 government bills including three legislative proposals to amend the procedures for appointment and extension of armed forces’ chiefs and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report.

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