Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2017: The House of Federation transacted its entire business appeared on the Orders of the Day on Wednesday, while the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition remained absent during third consecutive day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Witnesses Introduction of Four Bills

Opposition stages walkout against dropping FATA reforms agenda from Cabinet meeting ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2017: The Senate witnessed introduction of four bills and transacted most of its agenda on the Orders of the Day on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition and the Prime…

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Senate Adopts Seven Resolutions; Five Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2017: The Senate adopted seven resolutions and witnessed introduction of five Private Members’ bills in the absence of Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of Senate’s 259th session:…

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258th Session: HR Issues Haunt Senate

Upper House Transacts Heavy Agenda PM Remains Absent Throughout Session Four Bills Passed, Seven Resolutions Adopted ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2017: The human rights issues echoed in the Senate during 258th session as the lawmakers discussed kidnapping of the bloggers, alleged torture of a 10-year-old child-maid while the House passed a bill to ensure right of vote…

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Senate Session Prorogued after Transacting Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2017: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday during 10th and last sitting of the 258th session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 37 minutes. The sitting started two minutes…

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Senate Transacts Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2017: The Senate transacted most of its agenda on Thursday, while the proceedings remained suspended for some time due to the absence of State Minister for Interior observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 9th sitting of 258th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Disapprove NAB Amendment Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday adopted a resolution with majority vote to disapprove the National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance 2017, in the absence of Prime Minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the 8th sitting of Senate’s 258th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours…

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Senate Passes the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Bill

ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2017: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Tuesday and also passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Bill, 2016, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Some key observations of the 7th sitting of Senate’s 258th session are as follows: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and eight minutes. The…

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Senate Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2017: The Senate adopted three resolutions and witnessed introduction of two private members’ bills on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of Senate’s 258th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 57 minutes.…

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Senate Takes up FATA issues besides Abductions of Activists

ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2017: The Senate discussed the issues of infant deaths and construction of cadet colleges in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) besides kidnappings of human rights activists, observes Free and Fair Election Network on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of Senate’s 258th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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