Senate Rejects Bill to Convert PIA into Limited Company

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2016: The Senate rejected the Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (Conversion) Bill, 2015 on Friday during the 5th sitting of its ongoing 126th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The bill aimed to convert PIA into Limited Company was introduced by Minister for Climate Change which was…

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Senate Discusses Reconstitution of Administrative Boards and Councils

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2016: The Senate on Thursday debated reconstitution of   Administrative  Board,  Councils,  Bodies  constituted  under various  Acts  of  Parliament  or  established  by  an  executive  order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Chairman Senate and sixteen lawmakers participated in the discussion for 96 minutes after reply submitted by the…

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Senate Discusses Public Debt and Economy

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2016: The Senate on Wednesday debated public debt and economy of the country during the 3rd sitting of its 126th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Minister for Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs briefed the House on public debt and economy while fourteen other lawmakers and Chairman…

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Senate Takes Up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, March 1, 2016: The Senate took up its entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day on Tuesday during second sitting of its 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 two hours and…

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Senate Adopts Two Resolutions, Discusses PM Health Program

ISLAMABAD, February 29, 2016: The Senate adopted two resolutions and discussed Prime Minister’s Health Program as well as privatization of PTCL during first sitting of its 126th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for three hours and…

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Senate Passes Four Bills

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2016: The Senate passed four bills and witnessed introduction of a bill on Thursday during its single sitting 125th session, 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 29 minutes. The sitting started at its…

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Senate Winds up Debate on Economic Policy

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2016: The Senate took up entire agenda on Orders of the Day during last sitting of its 124th session on Friday and concluded debate on issues of petroleum and gas consumers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met…

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Senate Discusses issues of Petroleum and Gas Consumers

ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2016: The Senate on Thursday took up entire agenda on Orders of the Day and discussed the issues of Petroleum and gas consumers following motions under Rule 218, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for three hours.…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda, Discusses PIA Crisis

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2016: The Senate on Wednesday took up entire agenda on Orders of the Day and discussed the issue of Pakistan International Airlines during 1st sitting of 124th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2016: The Senate took up entire agenda amid low attendance of lawmakers during last sitting of 123rd Session on Friday, 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 22 minutes. The sitting started three minutes…

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