Senate Discusses US-Pakistan F-16 Deal

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2016: The Senate on Thursday discussed US-Pak F-16 deal during the 4th sitting of its ongoing 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following an Adjournment Motion (AM), the House discussed the withdrawal of proposed subsidy on sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by the United States Administration.  Ten lawmakers,…

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Two Ordinances Laid in Senate

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2016: The third sitting of 248th session of Senate witnessed presentation of two Ordinances on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for an hour and 59 minutes. . The…

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Senate Debates Mismanagement of Affairs in PCB

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2016: The Senate debated an adjournment motion about the mismanagement of affairs in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) during second sitting its 248th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Other agenda items including two Calling Attention Notices (CANs) and consideration of admissibility of three adjournment motions were dropped due…

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Senate: Two-Third Agenda Remains Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2016: The Senate left two third agenda unaddressed due to absence of movers participating in walkout from the House on Monday during first sitting of its 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House…

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Senate Passes Four Govt Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2016: With an average of 16% lawmakers present at the start and 31% at the end, the Senate passed four government bills during the 7th (last) sitting of its 127th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House deferred a government bill – the  Pakistan Medical and Dental Council…

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Senate Takes Up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2016: The Senate on Thursday transacted its entire agenda appearing on ‘Order of the Day’ during 6th sitting of its 127th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours and 51 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Briefed In-camera about Arrest of Indian Spy

ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2016: Minister for Defence gave an in-camera briefing to the Senate on Wednesday regarding arrest of a high profile spy of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) operating across the country especially in Balochistan, says Free and Fair Election Network. The Chair suspended the proceeding of the House for 23 minutes over absence…

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Senate Discusses Panama Leaks and Musharraf’s Departure

ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2016: The Senate on Tuesday discussed the revelations made in Panama Leaks about important personalities in Pakistan and implications of Pervez Musharraf’s departure from the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours and 53…

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Senate Disallows Introduction of Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, April 18, 2016: The Senate transacted most of its agenda on Monday and disallowed introduction of the Constitutional Bill seeking amendments in Articles 5 and 6 during third sitting of its 127th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Minister for Law and Justice opposed the bill by saying that provision regarding obedience…

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Senate Transacts Most of Its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 15, 2016: The Senate on Friday transacted most of its agenda appearing on ‘Order of the Day’ during 2nd sitting of its 127th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation in the House Proceedings The Senate…

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