Senate Chairman Disallows to Lay CDA (Amendment) Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2018: The Chairman Senate on Wednesday did not allow to lay the Capital Development Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 in the House as it was not tabled during the last session in violation of rules despite its promulgation on January 10, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chair in…

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Senate Pays Tribute to Asma Jahangir

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday paid tributes to renowned lawyer Late Asma Jahangir and eulogized her services for democracy and human rights, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours. The sitting started…

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Senate Adopts Four Condolence Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted four condolence resolutions and held reference for PPPP Senator Haji Saif-ullah Khan Bangash who passed away on February, 1  2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for 61 minutes.  The sitting started at…

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Indonesian President Addresses Joint Session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2018: President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, addressed joint session of the Parliament on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session started with the national anthems of both countries. The Indonesian President addressed the House for 15 minutes. The National Assembly’s Speaker delivered a note of thanks to…

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Senate Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2018: The Senate adopted a resolution on Friday expressing solidarity with Kashmiris on their struggle for right to self-determination, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth and last sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours…

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Senate Amends Rule to Punish Members for Disclosing In-Camera Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2018: The Senate on Thursday approved an amendment in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business 2012, suggesting punishment for the person divulging or disclosing information of the in-camera proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Leader of the House, the House passed a…

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Senate Recommends Severe Punishment for Zainab’s killer

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday passed one bill and recommended severe punishment for the alleged killer of seven-year old Kasur girl, Zainab who abducted, raped and murdered her a few days ago, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during third sitting of 272nd session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday took up most of its agenda and referred two government bills to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senates Passes Two Bills, Adopts Three Resolutions 

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2018: The Senate on Monday passed two bills and adopted three resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for five hours and five minutes while the proceedings remained suspended for 20…

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Delimitation Bill Finally Sails Through Senate

Delimitation Bill Finally Sails Through Senate

Eight-sitting session adopts five resolutions, passes four government bills The Senate adopted five resolutions and passed four government bills, including the delimitation bill that provides for reallocation of National Assembly’s seats among the federating units, during its eight-sitting 271st session. The Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 was passed on December 19, 2017 after getting clearance from…

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