Senate adopts eight amendments in the rules of procedure

ISLAMABAD, July 6, 2015: The Senate adopted proposed amendments in rules 9, 79, 158, 166, 182 and 277 and inserted new rules 162A and 262A in Senate’s Rules of Procedures during the first sitting of the 117th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at the scheduled time with…

Details

Senate Concludes Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2015: The Senate concluded debate on the Finance Bill 2015 during the 9th (last) sitting of its 116th session on Wednesday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.

Details

Senate Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2015: The Senate witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday as the House continued its debate on the annual budget statement for the fiscal year 2015-16, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Eighteen members (17%) were present at the start of the sitting and 15 (14%) at the time of adjournment.…

Details

Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2015: The Senate continued to debate the Finance Bill 2015 on Monday as the House witnessed low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Fourteen members (13%) were present at the start of the sitting and 30 (29%) at the time of adjournment. Six lawmakers – two from PML-N,…

Details

Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 12 2015: The Senate continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2015 during 6th sitting of 116th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Seven lawmakers, including two from PTI, followed by one each of PML-N, PPPP, JUI-F,…

Details

Senate Resolution Condemns Indian PM’s Statement

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the anti-Pakistan statement of Indian Prime Minister and continued debate on the Finance Bill, 2015 during 5th sitting of 116th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twenty-two lawmakers- PML-N (8), followed by PPPP (4), NP and PML (2 each)…

Details

Senate: Sixteen Lawmakers Debate Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: Sixteen Senators expressed their views on a motion to make recommendations to National Assembly on the Finance Bill, 2015 during 4th sitting of 116th session of the Upper House on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Six lawmakers belonging to PML-N followed by PPPP (4),…

Details

Senate Condemns Muslims’ Massacre in Burma

ISLAMABAD, June 09, 2015: The Upper House on Tuesday adopted a resolution to condemn the massacre of Muslims in Burma, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Starting at the scheduled time, the Senate sitting witnessed low attendance of lawmakers as 15 members (14%) were present at the start and…

Details

Senate Unable to Kick off Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 08, 2015: The Upper House on Monday could not start debate on the Federal Budget 2015-16 due to the demand of the opposition parties to broadcast their speeches live on television, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Senate Chairman suspended the proceedings for 68 minutes in…

Details

Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2015: The Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2015, containing the Annual Budget Statement during the first sitting of the 116th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Starting 32 minutes behind the schedule, the sitting witnessed…

Details