Senate passes National Commission for Human Rights Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 9: The fourth sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting two hours and 11 minutes passed the National Commission for Human Rights Bill 2012 and also adopted a resolution condemning suicide attacks on political meetings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.


Senate Passes Two bills

ISLAMABAD, March 8: The third sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting three hours and 18 minutes on Thursday unanimously passed two bills – the Delimitation of Constituencies Amendment Bill 2011 and the Special Economic Zones Bill 2011. 

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Senate Passes Resolution to Recover Missing Persons

ISLAMABAD, March 7: The second sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting two hours and five minutes on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution expressing deep concern over the issue of missing persons. The Upper House also passed the Industrial Relations Bill 2012. 

Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: Starting more than an hour behind schedule, the third sitting of Sindh Assembly’s ongoing session met for an hour and 57 minutes, witnessing low attendance by Members. There were 48 Members present at the start of the sitting and 66 at the end.  Maximum number of members present at any point…


Senate Defers Constitutional Amendment

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: The Senate did not take up the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its first sitting of the 78th session on Friday. The sitting met for an hour and 41 minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset of the sitting while 32 present at the adjournment.


Last Sitting of Senate Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2012:  The Senate passed the Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Bill, 2012 during its last sitting of the 77th session.

Witnessing low attendance, the sitting lasted an hour and 40 minutes. Only 11 Senators


Senate Meets for 21 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, February 09, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 18th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted 21 minutes on Thursday. Only 11 Senators were present at the onset and 17 at the end of the sitting.