Senate Adopts Amendments in Rules, Transacts Most of Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 24, 2016: The Senate transacted most of the agenda on Thursday and adopted the proposed amendments in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business during 5th sitting of its 255th session, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings:  Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Rejects Extension in Panama Papers Committee Report

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2016: The Senate on Wednesday rejected a motion with majority vote to extend the presentation period of committee report on the Panama Papers Inquiries Bill, 2016, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Twenty-three lawmakers voted against the motion while 15 Senators voted in favour of extending the…

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Senate Passes Four Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, November 22, 2016: The Senate passed four government bills and adopted a resolution to condemn missile attack on Makkah during 3rd sitting of its 255th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House business: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions; Remembers Haji Adeel

  House Witnesses Introduction of Seven Private Members’ Bills ISLAMABAD, November 21, 2016: The Senate adopted four resolutions and witnessed introduction of seven private members’ bills during the second sitting of its 255th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also paid rich tributes to former…

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Senate Eulogizes Services of Jehangir Badar, Haji Adeel

ISLAMABAD, November 18, 2016: The House of Federation on Friday adopted two resolutions to pay tribute and express grief over the demise of former lawmakers Jehangir Badar (PPP) and Haji Adeel (ANP), says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 255th session: Members’…

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One-Day Senate Session Discusses Political Situation

ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2016: The Senators discussed the political situation in the country during one day session requisitioned by the Opposition on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also adopted three resolutions condemning the Quetta incident and condoling the deaths of former Senators Syed Qammar-uz-Zaman Shah and…

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Parliament Urges Int’l Community to Resolve Kashmir Issue

ISLAMABAD, October 07, 2016: The Joint Session of the Parliament unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the Indian aggression in Occupied Kashmir and along the Line of Control and called upon the International Community to play its due role in resolving the long-standing issue, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on…

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Senate Suspends Question Hour, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2016: The Senate passed a motion to suspend the Question Hour and passed two bills on Friday during eighth sitting of the 253rd session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House of Federation also witnessed the introduction of six more bills, related to judiciary, before the Chair read…

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Parliament Expresses Solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD, October 05, 2016: The Prime Minister initiated debate on Kashmir issue in the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament), including deteriorating condition of human rights in the Occupied Valley and ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate: Two Bills Introduced, Four Reports Presented

 ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2016: The Senate witnessed introduction of two bills and presentation of four reports during the seventh sitting of its 253rd session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Senate Chairman acknowledged the guided tour of FAFEN delegation to the newly inaugurated “Gali-e-Dastoor” and termed it the first organization to…

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