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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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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