NA Passes Constitutional Amendment for Increased Representation to Ex-FATA

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2019: The National Assembly passed the 26th Constitutional Amendment on Monday providing for increased representation to ex-FATA in National and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assemblies and delay in the upcoming elections for 16 Provincial Assembly seats, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2019: The Senate adopted four resolutions, including the recommendation to take Central Superior Services (CSS) examination in the national language Urdu, as well, and passed the Pakistan Courier and Logistics Regulatory Authority Bill, 2018 on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of…

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Senate Debates Increase in Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2019: The Senate held discussion on an Adjournment Motion regarding recent increase in the prices of the petroleum products, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 11th sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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NA Debates Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2019: The National Assembly, on Friday, held a debate on the proposed constitutional amendment seeking to increase the representation of newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in National and KP Assemblies, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting…

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NA Defers Constitutional Amendment for Increasing ex-FATA Seats  

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2019: The National Assembly, on Thursday, deferred the passage of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at increasing the representation of newly merged tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in National and Provincial Assemblies, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 12th sitting…

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Senate Discusses Annual Report on Human Rights

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2019: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Thursday and discussed Annual Report of the National Commission for Human Rights for the year 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation The House…

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NA Takes up Two Third Agenda; Refers Six Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2019: The National Assembly took up almost two third agenda on Wednesday and referred six bills to the relevant committees for further deliberations, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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Senate Passes the Elections (Second Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2019: The Senate passed the Elections (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday amidst the lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 54…

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Senate Discusses Delay in New NFC Award

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2019: The Senate addressed its entire agenda on Tuesday including a debate on an Adjournment Motion regarding delay in the announcement of new National Finance Commission (NFC) Award, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation…

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 NA Skips 75% Agenda amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 6, 2019: The National Assembly was adjourned on Monday without addressing three quarters of its regular business due to protest by the opposition parties against increase in petroleum prices, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet Following are key observations of the proceedings during tenth sitting of the ninth session:…

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