Ministerial Absence Halts Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2016: The absence of Ministers in the Senate led to the suspension of the proceeding for 29 minutes during 9th sitting of ongoing 123rd Session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Chair directed to suspend the proceeding at 1503 hours till the presence of Ministers in the House…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Condemn Charsadda Attack

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2016: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday to condemn terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University Charsadda, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for 4 hours and 31 minutes. The sitting started at its scheduled time…

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Debate on AM Consumes 63 % of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2016: The Senate consumed major part of sitting on Tuesday in debate on an adjournment motion (AM) about concern of two provinces on route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for…

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Senate Passes Eight Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2016: The Senate unanimously passed eight private bills amid low attendance of lawmakers during sixth sitting of 123rd session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Leader of the House moved a motion under Rule 263 to dispense the provisions of rules 94, 95, 97 and 98 pertaining to…

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Senate Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2015: The Senate passed two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers during fifth 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 an hour and 54 minutes. The sitting started three minutes late…

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Senate Transacts its Entire Business

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2015: The Senate transacted its entire business amid low attendance during fourth sitting of 123rd 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 three hours and 53 minutes. The sitting started at its scheduled…

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Senate Briefed In-camera on Iran-Saudi Row

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2015: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs gave an in-camera briefing to the Senate about policy of Pakistan on current Saudi-Iran tension, says Free and Fair Election Network. Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours and 48 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Takes Up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2015: The Senate took up its entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day on Tuesday during second sitting of its 123rd 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…

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Senate Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 11, 2015: The Senate adopted five resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers here during the first sitting of its 123rd session on Monday, 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 three…

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Low Attendance Persists in Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 1, 2016: The Senate considered its entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day on Friday amid low attendance of lawmakers during last sitting of its ongoing 122nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House witnessed low attendance as only 10 (9%) legislators were present at…

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