Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday took up most of its agenda and concluded debate on the recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Discusses Visit of US Foreign Secretary to South Asia

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday debated recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to South Asia in the wake of new US policy, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Passes Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2017: The Senate passed a private member’s bill and adopted four private members’ resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and 10 minutes. The proceedings remained suspended…

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Senate Condemns Human Rights Violation in Indian Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2017:  The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn the Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 51 minutes. The sitting…

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PM Briefs Senate about LNG Contract between Pakistan and Qatar

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2017: The Prime Minister, on Thursday, briefed the Senate about LNG contract between Pakistan and Qatar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 49 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Senate Briefed on US Delegation’s Visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2017: Minister for Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday, briefed the Senate about Pak-US relations and the issues discussed with the US Secretary of State during his recent visit to Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 269th session:…

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Senate Briefed on US Delegation Visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2017: Minister for Foreign Affairs on Wednesday briefed the Senate about Pak-US relations and issues discussed with the US Secretary of State during his recent visit to Pakistan, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the 269th session: Members’…

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Senate Passes One Bill, Refers Two Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday passed the Public Interest Disclosures Bill, 2017 and referred two other bills to the relevant committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the 269th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 20…

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Senate Passes Opposition’s Amendment to Election Act, 2017

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2017: The Senate, on Monday, approved an opposition’s amendment to the Elections Act, 2017 seeking to refrain disqualified person from becoming an officer bearer of any political party, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the 269th session:  Members’…

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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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