Senate: Points of Order Consume 86% Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2013: Points of order consumed 86% of the first sitting of the Senate’s 96th session on Monday as Senators expressed views on the rescheduling of the Presidential election.

On 11 points of order, the members on the opposition benches criticized the decision to reschedule

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Senate: 46 Senators Take Part in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2013: Forty-six Senators took part in the debate on the federal budget during the 95th session of the Upper House, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report released on Saturday.

Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance

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Senate Approves Recommendations on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2013: The Senate unanimously approved recommendations on the Finance Bill 2013 in the eighth sitting of the 95th session on Friday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings.

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Senate: Eight Senators Debate Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2013: As many as eight Senators took part in the debate on budget during the seventh sitting of the 95th session on Thursday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings.  

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Senate: Debate on Budget Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2013: Starting 32 minutes late, the sixth sitting of the 95th session was marked by low attendance as the Upper House also adopted a resolution to condemn the suicide attack in Mardan.

Six Senators were present at the outset while

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Senate: Discussion on Annual Budget Statement Continues

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2013: Eight Senators took part in the debate on budget in the fifth sitting of the 95th session of the Upper House on Tuesday. Meeting 32 minutes behind schedule, the sitting lasted two hours and 36 minutes.

Eight Senators – one each of ANP, MQM, PMLF, JUIF, PMLN

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Senate: Discussion on Annual Budget Statement Continues

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2013: Eight Senators took part in the debate on budget in the fifth sitting of the 95th session of the Upper House on Tuesday. Meeting 32 minutes behind schedule, the sitting lasted two hours and 36 minutes.

Eight Senators –

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Senators Show Less Interest in Budgetary Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2013: The 4th sitting of the ongoing 95th Senate session witnessed low attendance as Senators continued to debate the Annual Budget Statement. Only six senators were present at the start while 17 were there at the adjournment. Senators showed less interest in the budgetary proposals as only four senators – two PPPP,…

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Senate: Budget Debated Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2013: The Senate continued to debate federal budget during the third sitting of the 95th session on Sunday as the Upper House also unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn the attack on female students in Quetta.

The sitting, which lasted two hours and 16 minutes, was marked by

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Debate on Budget Begins in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2013: The Senate opened debate on the federal budget in the second sitting of the 95th session which met for two hours and 28 minutes on Saturday. Three Senators spoke about the budget for an hour and eleven minutes.

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