Senate Suspends Agenda to Discuss Terror Attacks

ISLAMABAD, September 5, 2016: The Upper House of the Parliament suspended regular agenda on Monday and discussed the recent terror attacks in Quetta and Mardan, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House also adopted a resolution to condemn the terrorist activities in both the cities, resulting in the loss…

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Senate Commemorates Foundation Day

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2016: The Senate held special session on Friday to commemorate its 44th Foundation Day and discuss the role and power of the Upper House of Parliament, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 27 minutes The sitting started at 1534 hours…

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Senate Passes Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2016: The Senate unanimously passed the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2016 during 10th (last) sitting of its 250th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting remained suspended for an hour and 59 minutes due to negotiations between government and opposition parties on the…

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Senate Amends the Rules for Representation in PAC

ISLAMABAD, July 28, 2016: The Senate passed an amendment to its Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business 2012 envisaging representation of the Upper House in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Following this amendment, the Senate shall elect six members one from each province, the Federal Capital and…

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Senate Discusses Pak-China Relations

ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2016: The Senate discussed an adjournment motion regarding salient features of agreement between Pakistan and China during 8th sitting of its 250th session on Wednesday, 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 four hours.…

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Senate Discusses Policies about Marginalized Segments of Society

ISLAMABAD, July 26, 2016: The Senate discussed laws and policies relating to marginalized segments of society during 7th sitting of its 250th 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 four hours and 13 minutes.…

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Senate Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, July 25, 2016: The Senate adopted three resolutions and witnessed introduction of two bills during 6th sitting of its 250th session on Monday, 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 57 minutes. The…

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Senate Takes Up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, July 22, 2016: The Senate transacted its entire agenda appearing on ‘Orders of the Day’ during 5th sitting of its 250th session on Friday, 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 27 minutes.…

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Senate Passes Four Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, July 21 2016: The Senate passed four government bills and adopted a resolution to condemn terrorist attack in Madina Munawara during 4th sitting of its 250th session on Thursday, 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…

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Senate Adopts Resolution to Express Solidarity with Democratic Turkey

ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2016: The Senate adopted a resolution to express solidarity with the democratic government of Turkey in an aftermath of attempted coup during 3rd sitting of its ongoing 250th session on Wednesday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House business: Members’…

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