Senates Passes Two Bills, Adopts Three Resolutions 

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2018: The Senate on Monday passed two bills and adopted three resolutions, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first sitting of 272nd session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for five hours and five minutes while the proceedings remained suspended for 20…

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Delimitation Bill Finally Sails Through Senate

Delimitation Bill Finally Sails Through Senate

Eight-sitting session adopts five resolutions, passes four government bills The Senate adopted five resolutions and passed four government bills, including the delimitation bill that provides for reallocation of National Assembly’s seats among the federating units, during its eight-sitting 271st session. The Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 was passed on December 19, 2017 after getting clearance from…

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Senate Passes Two Bills, Concludes Debate on Recent Sit-in at Faizabad

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2017: The Senate on Wednesday passed two bills and winded up debate on an adjournment motion regarding recent sit-in at Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 8th (last) sitting of the 271st session:  Members’ Participation…

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Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017

84 members voted in favour, while one went against the bill on reallocation of NA’s seats among federating units ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2017: The Senate passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 on Tuesday providing for reallocation of the National Assembly’s seats among the federating units, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Senate Withdraws Bills from Interior Committee due to Inordinate Delay in Reports

The House of Federation exercises the option for the first time; adopts four resolutions ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2017: The Senate on Monday adopted four resolutions and suspended its proceedings to consider two private member’s bills for the first time after converting itself into Committee of the Whole as these bills were delayed and not reported…

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Senate Discusses Govt. Commitments to Islamic Military Coalition

ISLAMABAD, December 15, 2017: The Senate on Friday debated commitments made by the Federal Government to the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the proceedings during fifth sitting of the 271st session.   Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 50 minutes. The sitting…

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Senate Discusses Recent Sit-in at Faizabad

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2017: The Senate on Thursday discussed the situation arising out of the recent sit-in at Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are the key observations of the proceedings during fourth sitting of the 271st session.   Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 22…

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Senate Discusses Need of Parliamentary Oversight in Intl’ Arbitration Cases

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2017: The Senate, on Tuesday, transacted most of its agenda and discussed the need of Parliamentary oversight in key international arbitration cases, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of the 271st session.  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Senate Expresses Solidarity with Palestinians 

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2017: The Senate, on Monday, adjourned its sitting to express solidarity with the Palestinians after adopting a resolution condemning the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of the 271st session.…

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