Senate Approves Amendments in Pakistan Penal Code

ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2017: The Senate passed two amendments in Pakistan Penal Code and adopted as many resolutions, recommending the government to promote celebration of religious festivals and ban vulgar content on media, observes Free and Fair Election Network on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’…

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Chairman Adjourns Senate Sitting Over Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2017: The Chairman adjourned the Senate sitting for an indefinite period on Friday without addressing the scheduled business due to absence of relevant ministers, observes Free and Fair Election Network in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Debates Question of Inconsistency in Rules of Procedure

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2017: The Senate on Thursday held threadbare discussion on the question of inconsistency in the Rules of Procedure regarding reports of the standing committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 12, 2017: The Senate transacted its entire agenda in the absence of Leader of the Opposition during third sitting of the 261st session on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours. The sitting…

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Senate Takes Up Entire Agenda

Discusses Issuance of NOC to Former Army Chief ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire regular agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day and discussed the issuance of No-Objection Certificate (NOC) to the former Army Chief to join Saudi-led multi-nation Islamic Military Alliance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)…

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Senate Defers One-Fifth Agenda due to Ministerial Absence

House of Federation Observes Constitution Day ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2017: The Senate deferred one-fifth of Private Members’ business on Monday due to the ministerial absence and observed the Constitution Day as well, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of Senate’s 261st session:…

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260th Session: Senate Gives Nod to Revival of Military Courts

260th Session: Senate Gives Nod to Revival of Military Courts

Prime Minister Attends Sitting After Almost Two Years ISLAMABAD: The 14-sitting longest-ever session since 2013 took up heavy agenda, as it passed eight bills, including Constitutional amendment to revive military courts, adopted nine resolutions, and witnessed introduction of 14 legislative proposals during March 3, 2017 and March 28, 2017, reveals 260th session report of the…

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Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment Bill on Military Courts

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, March 28, 2017: The Senate passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to the revival of military courts with majority vote, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Seventy-eight members voted in favor of the Constitution (Twenty-eighth Amendment) Bill, 2017 while three PkMAP lawmakers opposed it. Following are key…

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Senate Approves Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill

Postpones Vote on 28th Constitutional Amendment Bill Prime Minister Attends Sitting After Almost Two Years ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday passed the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and postponed approval of 28th Constitutional amendment bill due to lack of required votes, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Prime…

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Senate Takes Up Entire Agenda; Discusses Haqqani Issue

ISLAMABAD, March 21, 2017: The Senate on Tuesday took up the entire regular agenda and discussed the article of former ambassador to the United States for providing facilitation to CIA agents, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 12th sitting of the 260th…

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