Senate Passes One Bill, Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2016: The Senate took up its entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day on Tuesday during second sitting of 257th session, 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 two hours and 47…

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Senate Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes One Bill

Four Private Members’ Bills Introduced in the House of Federation ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2016: The Senate adopted three resolutions, including withdrawal of high denomination note of Rs. 5000 from circulation and passed one bill during first sitting of its 257th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following…

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Senate Passes the Panama Papers Inquiries Bill

ISLAMABAD, December 15, 2016: The Senate on Thursday passed the Panama Papers Inquiries Bill 2016 with majority vote, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of the 256th session. Members’ Participation The Senate met for four hours and nine minutes. The…

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MPs Interest in HR Issues Not Getting Matching Response from Govt

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has browsed through the parliamentary data on human rights taken up by the legislators on floor of the Senate and the National Assembly during past three and a half years and found out mismatching response by the government over it, says a statement issued on…

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255th Session: Senate Takes Up Heavy Legislative Agenda

Passes Six Govt Bills; Adopts Eight Resolutions; Prime Minister Remains Absent from All Six Sittings ISLAMABAD: The Senate took up heavy legislative agenda during six sittings held between November 18, 2016 and November 25, 2016, as it passed six bills, adopted eight resolutions, and witnessed introduction of eight legislative proposals that were referred to the…

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Senate Passes Bill, Thanks Minister for Salary Raise

Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2016: The Senate passed one government bill and adopted a resolution to thank Minister for Finance for his interest in raising the salary of parliamentarians, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House business during 6th (last)…

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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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