Senate Passes Four Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2019: The Senate passed four private members’ bills and adopted as many resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 288th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and 58 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2019: The Senate took up the entire agenda, including the debate on an adjournment motion relating to the excessive use and sale of antibiotics at medical stores causing life threats, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda, Condemns Terrorism in Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2019: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Thursday and unanimously adopted a supplementary resolution condemning incidents of terrorism in Sri Lanka, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 288th session:  Members’ Participation The House met…

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Senate Legislative Output Falls During 16th Parliamentary Year

House Transacts 78 Percent Business, Passes 20 Government and Six Private Members’ Bills ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2019: With the post-election change in its leadership and membership, the Senate struggled during the 16th parliamentary year to maintain the higher standards of productivity and efficiency set during the previous term (2015-18), observers Free and Fair Election Network…

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Women MPs Contribute 33 Percent Parliamentary Business during 2018-19

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2019: Women parliamentarians maintained a track record of consistently surpassing reasonable performance expectations during the year 2018-2019 by making remarkable contributions to setting the agenda for parliamentary business, and sustaining spirited deliberations on a range of pressing matters. This has been observed in a report released by Free and Fair Election Network…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Commemorate International Women’s Day

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2019: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution paying tribute to women on occasion of International Women’s Day while the proceedings were chaired by a female member of Panel of Presiding Officers on special invitation of the Chairman Senate, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following…

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Senate Adopts Resolution against JI Ban in IOK

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2019: The Senate adopted a resolution against Indian government’s decision to ban Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 287th session: Members’ Participation The House met for three…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda; Discusses Violation of Pakistan’s Maritime Boundary

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2019: The Senate took up its entire agenda and debated violation of Pakistan’s maritime boundary by India, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of 287th session: Members’ Participation The House met for four hour and…

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Lack of Quorum Leads to Senate Adjournment

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2019: The Senate sitting was adjourned on Tuesday amid lack of quorum and opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 287th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 48 minutes. The sitting…

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Senate Passes Two Private Members’ Bills, Refers Four Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2019: The Senate passed two private members’ bills and referred four bills to the relevant Standing Committees for further consideration on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 287th session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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