Senate Completes 11th Parliamentary Year

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2014: The Senate, on the last day of its 11th Parliamentary year, witnessed the introduction of a bill seeking amendment to Federal Public Service Commission Ordinance (FPSC), 1977 during 10th sitting of its 102nd session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings.

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Senate Adopts Two Resolutions and Passes a Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2014: The Senate adopted two resolutions and passed a bill during ninth sitting of its 102nd session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. The House debated a commenced resolution, tabled by female lawmaker of PPPP, urging the government to include all water disputes of Pakistan with India in the Composite Dialogue or in any other talks or

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Two Anti-Terrorism Amendment Bills Introduced in Senate

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2014: The Senate witnessed introduction of two bills seeking amendment to the Anti-terrorism Act, 1997 during eighth sitting of its 102nd session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. State Minister for Interior introduced the bills which were referred to the relevant committees. These include the Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2014 and Anti-terrorism (Second Amendment) Bill, 2014.

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Three Bills Introduced in Senate

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2014: The Senate witnessed introduction of three bills during seventh sitting of its 102nd session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Minister for Law, Justice and Human Rights introduced the bills which were referred to the relevant committees. These include the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils (Amendment) Bill, 2014; the Federal

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Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2014: The Senate sitting was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Tuesday during 6th sitting of 102 session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. The quorum was pointed out soon after the opposition parties except MQM walked out of the House over the absence of federal minister for interior to present Islamabad attack report. In the beginning, the

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Senate Suspends Agenda to Discuss Islamabad Attack

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2014: The Senate suspended its regular agenda to discuss law and order in wake of terrorist attack in District Courts Islamabad on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Thirteen lawmakers spoke on fourteen points of order which were related to the tragic incident that killed a Judge of the lower courts. The opposition members walked out of the House against the absence of interior minister.

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Senate Dissatisfied With Ministers Replies to Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2014: The opposition in the Upper House of Parliament walked out of the House on the third consecutive day during fourth sitting of the 102nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation

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Senate: Opposition Walkout Leads to Sitting Adjournment

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2014: The opposition parties walked out of the Senate after question hour consecutively for the second day on Thursday morning during third sitting of the 102nd session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct

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Rigging Allegations Forced Opposition to Boycott Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2014: The lawmakers belonging to opposition parties boycotted the second sitting of 102nd Senate session on Tuesday against the alleged rigging in LA-22 by-elections in Azad Jammu & Kashmir, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based

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