Senate Pays Tribute to Allama Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2017: The Senate on Thursday held debate to pay tribute to national poet and philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal on eve of his 140th birth anniversary, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 14th sitting of the Senate’s 269th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Discusses Reservations over Census Exercise

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2017: The Senate, on Wednesday, held discussion over the reservations expressed by various quarters on the conduct of recently-held population and houses census in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 13th sitting of the Senate’s 269th session:…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day and debated power of the State Institutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during twelfth sitting of 269th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and…

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Senate Passes Two Bills, Adopts Three Resolutions on Private Member’s Day

ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2017: The Senate passed two private member’s bills and adopted three resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eleventh sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 32 minutes while the proceedings remained suspended…

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Senate Passes One Bill, Continues Debate on Powers of State Institutions

  ISLAMABAD, November 3, 2017: The Senate on Friday passed the Marine Insurance Bill, 2017 and continued debate on powers of State Institutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours…

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Senate Holds Discussion on Powers of State Institutions

ISLAMABAD, November 2, 2017: The Senate debated the trichotomy of power among state institutions on Thursday and adopted a report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights on plights of the Rohingya Muslims, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the…

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Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday took up most of its agenda and concluded debate on the recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Discusses Visit of US Foreign Secretary to South Asia

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday debated recent visit of the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to South Asia in the wake of new US policy, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Passes Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2017: The Senate passed a private member’s bill and adopted four private members’ resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and 10 minutes. The proceedings remained suspended…

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Senate Condemns Human Rights Violation in Indian Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2017:  The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn the Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 269th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 51 minutes. The sitting…

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