Senate Passes the Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2017: The Senate passed the Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Friday while 15 lawmakers raised Points of Public Importance consuming an hour of the proceedings, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Later, the session was prorogued. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 11th (last)…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Condemn Terrorist Attacks in Iran

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2017: The Senate on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the terrorist incidents on the Parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in Iran, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House, meanwhile, concluded debate on the budget and adopted recommendations on the Finance Bill, 2017 presented by the Standing…

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Senate Discusses AM, Chairman Accepts Withdrawal of Hashmi’s Resignation

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: The Chairman Senate on Wednesday announced to accept withdrawal of Senator Nehal Hashmi’s resignation and the House debated disappearance of retired army officer in Nepal, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chairman Senate gave his ruling about resignation of Senator Nehal Hashmi. He announced to…

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Senate Discusses Budget, Census Team Firing Incident at Chaman

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday continued discussion on the Federal Budget 2017-18 and debated the incident of firing by Afghan Security Forces on the census team at Chaman border, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 8th sitting of 263rd session:…

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Senate Continues Budget Debate, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Senate on Monday transacted its entire business while continuing the discussion on the Federal Budget 2017-18, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 7th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 23 minutes.…

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Debate on Finance Bill Consumes 56% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The Senate continued the discussion on Finance Bill, 2017 consuming 61 minutes of the proceedings on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during 6th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 49…

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Senate Takes Up Islamic Military Alliance Issue

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The Senate of Pakistan took up Calling Attention Notices regarding Islamic Military Alliance and Indian role in Afghanistan while continuing the discussion on Budget 2017-18, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings of 5th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The…

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President Addresses Parliament Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2017: The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together on beginning of the fifth and parliamentary year of the National Assembly amidst opposition’s protest against the government on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Article 56 (3) of the Constitution requires the President…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2017: The Senate of Pakistan continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2017, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 4th sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Takes Up Budget Discussion, Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2017: The Senate continued discussion on the Finance Bill 2017 while also transacting its regular business on Tuesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of third sitting of 263rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and one minute. The…

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