Senate Briefed In-camera about Arrest of Indian Spy

ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2016: Minister for Defence gave an in-camera briefing to the Senate on Wednesday regarding arrest of a high profile spy of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) operating across the country especially in Balochistan, says Free and Fair Election Network. The Chair suspended the proceeding of the House for 23 minutes over absence…

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Senate Discusses Panama Leaks and Musharraf’s Departure

ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2016: The Senate on Tuesday discussed the revelations made in Panama Leaks about important personalities in Pakistan and implications of Pervez Musharraf’s departure from the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations are as follows: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours and 53…

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Senate Disallows Introduction of Constitutional Amendment Bill

ISLAMABAD, April 18, 2016: The Senate transacted most of its agenda on Monday and disallowed introduction of the Constitutional Bill seeking amendments in Articles 5 and 6 during third sitting of its 127th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Minister for Law and Justice opposed the bill by saying that provision regarding obedience…

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Senate Transacts Most of Its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 15, 2016: The Senate on Friday transacted most of its agenda appearing on ‘Order of the Day’ during 2nd sitting of its 127th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation in the House Proceedings The Senate…

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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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