Senate Condemns Blasphemous Content on Internet

ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday took up its entire agenda and also condemned circulation of blasphemous content about religious personalities on internet, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the second sitting of 281st session: Members’ Participation The…

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PM’s Maiden Speech Sets the Tone for Govt Priorities

Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Senate Sitting ISLAMABAD, August 27, 2018: The Prime Minister in his maiden speech in the Senate on Monday emphasized the need for tax reforms and vowed to take up the sensitive issue of blasphemous caricatures at the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the United Nations Forum to highlight…

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Senate Session Prorogued after Debate on Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, July 21, 2018: The Senate on Saturday concluded debate on a Motion under Rule 218 regarding political situation in the country ahead of general elections on July 25, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of last (2nd) sitting of 280th session requisitioned by…

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Requisitioned Senate Session Discusses Political Situation in Country

ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2018: The Senate held discussion on a Motion under Rule 218 regarding prevailing law and order and political situation in the country on Friday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of first sitting of 280th session requisitioned by the treasury lawmakers:…

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Senate Condemns Terror Attack in Mastung

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, July 16, 2018: The Upper House on Monday adopted a resolution to condemn the terrorist attack in Mastunq which claimed around 150 lives and left hundreds of people badly injured, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth (last)…

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Senate Discusses Role of Caretaker Govt. in GE-2018 Preparations

ISLAMABAD, July 13, 2018: The Senate on Friday discussed the preparations by caretaker government for holding peaceful as well as free and fair elections on July 25, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of the 279th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Takes Up Most of Its Agenda; Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, July 12, 2018: The Senate on Thursday took up most of its agenda appearing on `Orders of the Day” and debated recent political developments in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of the 279th session: Members’…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Condemn Peshawar Suicide Attack

ISLAMABAD, July 11, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday adopted a resolution to condemn the killing of Barrister Haroon Bilour and other ANP workers in a suicide attack in Peshawar, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the 279th session:…

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Senate Discusses Political Situation, Adopts Resolution to Abolish Riba

ISLAMABAD, July 9, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted a resolution to abolish Riba and discussed the political situation in the perspective of upcoming general elections, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the 279th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Merge FATA with KP, PATA with Provinces

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2018:  The Senate on Friday passed a Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2018 clearing the way for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Provincially Administered Tribal Area (PATA) with the respective Provinces, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are…

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