Senate Resolves against Giving Party Office to Disqualified Member of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, October 11, 2017: The Senate, on Wednesday, adopted an opposition’s motion against holding a political party’s office by an erstwhile disqualified Member of Parliament, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Later, the session was prorogued after transacting the entire agenda. Following are key observations of the proceedings of second…

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Senate Passes Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2017: The Senate passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Tuesday and discussed the political as well as economic situation prevailing in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 268th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Treasury Manages to Get Elections Bill Passed from Senate

Opposition fails to take advantage of its strength as House rejects crucial amendments in the Bill ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2017: The outgoing session of the Senate was concluded with a major breakthrough for the treasury members who succeeded in getting the Elections Bill, 2017 passed after rejecting crucial amendment of the opposition to put a…

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Senate Passes Elections Bill 2017 with Amendments

ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2017: The Senate on Friday passed the Elections Bill, 2017 with amendments and the session was prorogued after the House addressed the entire business of the day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 10th and last sitting of the…

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Senate Takes up Two CANs, Discusses FPSC’s Annual Report

ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2017: The Senate on Thursday took up two Calling Attention Notices and discussed annual report of Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of 267th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 26 minutes. The sitting started at 1502…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday took up the entire agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 8th sitting of 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 22 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Senate Committee Presents Report on Elections Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD, September 19, 2017: The Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice presented its report on the Elections Bill 2017 in the House on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 267th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four…

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Senate Defers Two-Third Agenda on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2017: The Senate deferred more than two third agenda on Monday and debated motions under Rule 218 regarding police system and population issues in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for four…

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Senate Discusses Private Schools’ Fee Raise, Building Regulations

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2017: The Senate took up two Calling Attention Notices on Friday regarding recent increase in the tuition fees of private educational institutions and violation of building regulations in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of 267th  session:  Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Chairman Adjourns Senate Sitting Over Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2017: The Chairman adjourned the Senate sitting on Thursday without addressing most of the scheduled business due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of Senate’s 267th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for an…

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