Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes One Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted four resolutions and passed one private member’s bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 274th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 29 minutes. The sitting…

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Senate Passes Six Bills, Seven Resolutions during 273rd Session

Senate Passes Six Bills, Seven Resolutions during 273rd Session

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2018: The Senate passed five private members’ bills and a government bill during the 273rd session that continued between February 12, 2018 and February 23, 2018. The session comprising 10 sittings also adopted seven resolutions and took up eight Calling Attention Notices (CANs). With an average of 9% Senators present at the start and 16% at…

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Senate Passes One Government Bill, Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, February 23, 2018: The Senate on Friday passed one government bill and deferred most of the questions due to absence of relevant minister and movers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the tenth (last) sitting of 273rd session:  Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Political Situation

ISLAMABAD, February 22, 2018: The Senate on Thursday took up the entire agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day and discussed political situation in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the ninth sitting of 273rd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Takes Up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday transacted most of its agenda and took up two Calling Attention Notices (CANs), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. PML-N Senator Nisar Muhammad announced to resign from the House.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during the eighth sitting of 273rd…

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Senate Discusses Effects of Greenhouse Emissions on Environment

 ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2018: The Senate held discussion on an adjournment motion regarding Pakistan’s greenhouse emissions and its effects on the environment, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during seventh sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and…

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Senate Passes Five Bills, Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 19, 2018: The Senate passed five bills and adopted three resolutions sponsored by the Private Members on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during sixth sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 56 minutes. The proceedings remained…

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Senate Debates Hike in Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2018: The Senate held discussion on an Adjournment Motion regarding increase in the prices of the petroleum products, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 11…

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Senate Chairman Disallows to Lay CDA (Amendment) Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, February 14, 2018: The Chairman Senate on Wednesday did not allow to lay the Capital Development Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 in the House as it was not tabled during the last session in violation of rules despite its promulgation on January 10, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The Chair in…

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Senate Pays Tribute to Asma Jahangir

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday paid tributes to renowned lawyer Late Asma Jahangir and eulogized her services for democracy and human rights, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 273rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours. The sitting started…

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