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.
ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2019: The Senate addressed 85 percent of its scheduled business during its 293rd session that continued between August 29, 2019, and September 3, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its session report.
ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2019: Women parliamentarians maintained a track record of consistently surpassing reasonable performance expectations during the year 2018-2019 by making remarkable contributions...
83% Agenda Addressed during 286th Session
One Private Member’s Bill and Five Resolutions Passed
Female Lawmakers Surpass Male Counterparts in Discussing Budget
ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2019: The Senate addressed...
ISLAMABAD, September 5, 2018: The House of Federation did not address 40% of its scheduled business during 281st session. The House witnessed change in its leadership following the formation of PTI-led new government at the federal level. Senator Shibli Faraz of the ruling party was notified as the Leader of the House while Senator Raja Zafar-ul-Haq of PML-N became the Leader of the Opposition.
The House considered 35 (59%) of 59 agenda items appearing on Orders of the Day set for six-sitting session. Of the remaining agenda, 23 items were never taken up while one was dropped due to absence of the concerned lawmaker. Most of the left-over agenda belonged to private lawmakers set for consideration on private members’ day (Monday). Read More >>