Senate Adopts Recommendations on Finance Bill, 2019

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2019: The Senate passed a motion to adopt recommendations on the Finance Bill, 2019 containing the Annual Budget Statement as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the eighth and last…

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Debate on Federal Budget Consumes Major Part of Senate Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2019:  The Senate consumed major part of its proceedings in debate on the Finance Bill 2019 on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the seventh sitting of 290th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and…

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Senate Discusses Finance Bill, Expresses Sorrow over Death of Muhammad Mursi

ISLAMABAD, June 20 2019: The Senate continued discussion on the Finance Bill, 2019 on Thursday and adopted a resolution to express sorrow at the tragic death of former Egyptian President Muhammad Mursi, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the sixth sitting…

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Treasury, Opposition Come Close to Blows in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2019: The Senate sitting was adjourned on Wednesday after the treasury and opposition members nearly came close to blows during the debate on Federal Budget 2019-20, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fifth sitting of the 290th session: Members’ Participation The House met…

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JUI-F Protest Leads to Adjournment of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 18 2019: The Senate resumed debate on the Finance Bill 2019 on Tuesday, which was later adjourned due to the protest by JUI-F lawmakers against the ‘controversial’ statement of the Prime Minister and the treasury members opposing it, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the fourth sitting of the 290th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 39…

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Senate Continues Debate on the Federal Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 17 2019: The Senate continued discussion on the Finance Bill, 2019 amid low attendance of lawmakers on both sides of aisle, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the third sitting of 290th session:  Members’ Participation The House met…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Starts Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2019: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Friday and started debate on the Finance Bill 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 290th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and…

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Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2019: The Minister of State for Revenue presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2019 in Senate on Tuesday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 290th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Senate Condemns References against Judges, Rejects Bill to Increase Judges in IHC

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2019: The single-sitting Senate session was prorogued sine die on Friday after passing a resolution condemning the reference against superior courts’ judges and rejecting a government bill to increase the number of judges in the Islamabad High Court, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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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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