Senate: Two Bills Introduced, One Passed

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2016: The Senate passed one bill and witnessed introduction of two bills during the first sitting of its 127th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Thirty-two lawmakers (31%) were present at the start of the sitting and 21 (20%) at the time of adjournment. A newly elected PML-N…

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Parliament Passes Four Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2016: The Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) passed four bills including three private members’ bills on Monday during joint sitting of both Houses, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Joint Session of the Parliament was prorogued on conclusion of its business. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in…

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Parliament Adjourns till April 11

ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2016: The Majlis-e-Shoora referred six bills to the Special Parliamentary Committee on Tuesday during second day of the Joint Session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Majlis-e-Shoora met for 13 minutes. The sitting started at 1325…

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One Bill Passed in Joint Sitting of the Parliament

ISLAMABAD, March 21, 2016: The Majlis-e-Shoora passed a government bill on Monday during first day of the Joint Sitting, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Majlis-e-Shoora met for three hours and 34 minutes. The sitting started at 1746 hours…

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20% Women MPs Responsible for 44% Parliamentary Business

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2016: Eighty-nine women Parliamentarians contributed nearly half of the agenda taken up by the Upper and Lower Houses of the Parliament during the past one year, said a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released here at a ceremony on Monday.

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Senate Launches Annual Report of 13th Parliamentary Year

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2016: The Senate prorogued its 126th session on Friday after the formal launch of the Annual Report at the completion of 13th Parliamentary year, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The Annual Report titled “Report to the People of Pakistan” has the details of business transacted by the House…

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Senate Takes up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2016: The Senate considered its entire business during 9th sitting of 126th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for two hours and 28 minutes. The sitting started at the scheduled time of 1500 hours.…

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Senate Transacts its Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2016: The Senate transacted its entire business during 8th sitting of 126th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for two hours and 50 minutes. The sitting started one minute late against the scheduled time…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2016: The Senate considered entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day on Tuesday during the 7th sitting of its ongoing 126th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Nineteen (18%) legislators were present at the start and 20 (19%) at the time of adjournment of the…

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Senate Adopts Five Resolutions, Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2016: The Senate adopted five resolutions, passed one bill and witnessed introduction of three bills on Monday during the 6th sitting of its ongoing 126th 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 three hours and 52 minutes. The…

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