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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Senate Continues Debate on Federal Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2020: The Senate continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2020, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 7th sitting of 299th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours…

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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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Provincial Budget for the Year 2020-21 Presented in Sindh Assembly

 ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2020: The Provincial Government presented the Budget Statement for the Year 2020-21 in the Assembly amid protest by the Opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 10th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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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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Consumers Hit Hard by Official Indifference to Soaring Prices

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2020: A weak monitoring system and lax attitude towards irregular pricing hit the consumers hard as the authorities did not regulate the notified prices of essential commodities, says the Weekly Price Monitor of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Weekly Price Monitor comprises a market survey conducted on Thursday, June…

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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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Sindh PA Amends Rule for Virtual Participation of Lawmakers in Proceedings  

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2020: The Sindh Assembly added a provision in its Rules of Procedure on Monday authorizing the Speaker to hold online sessions of the House in case of any emergency and also allowing coronavirus-infected lawmakers to virtually participate in the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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