Senate: Two-Third Agenda Remains Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2016: The Senate left two third agenda unaddressed due to absence of movers participating in walkout from the House on Monday during first sitting of its 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House…

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Senate Passes Four Govt Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2016: With an average of 16% lawmakers present at the start and 31% at the end, the Senate passed four government bills during the 7th (last) sitting of its 127th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House deferred a government bill – the  Pakistan Medical and Dental Council…

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Senate Takes Up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2016: The Senate on Thursday transacted its entire agenda appearing on ‘Order of the Day’ during 6th sitting of its 127th 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 51 minutes. The sitting started…

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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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