Senate Discusses Panama Leaks Investigation, Mastung Attack

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2017: The Senate held discussion on the Prime Minister’s businesses and ongoing investigation in Panama Leaks issue and condemned the attack on its Deputy Chairman in Mastung on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during second sitting of the Senate’s 262nd session requisitioned by…

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Senate Takes Up Mardan Lynching, Dawn Leaks Issues

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2017: The Senate held discussion on the lynching of university student Mashal Khan and Dawn Leaks, besides taking up the issue of barring a political party from using Press Information Department for holding press conference, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during…

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Senate Fails to Address Legislative Business amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2017: The Chairman prorogued the Senate session sine die without taking up any legislative business on Friday, as the Senators belonging to the opposition parties agitated against the Prime Minister by standing up and thumping their desks in protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Discusses Auto-parts Import, Tethyan Case

ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2017: The Senate discussed the issues of reassembling of imported auto-parts and decision of an arbitration forum on Tethyan Company’s claims against Government of Pakistan, observes Free and Fair Election Network on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during ninth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Defers CAN due to Ministerial Absence; Passes One Bill

ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2017: The Senate passed one bill and deferred a Calling Attention Notice (CAN) due to ministerial absence in the House on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during eighth sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Senate Discusses Impact of Price Hike on the Poor

ISLAMABAD, April 18, 2017: The Senate discussed an Adjournment Motion on Tuesday regarding recent hike in prices of basic food items and its impact on the poor, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of Senate’s 261st session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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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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