Senate Concludes Debate on Budget; Seeks Power to Approve Money Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2018: The Senate on Thursday concluded debate on the Federal Budget 2018-19 and discussed necessary amendment in the Constitution for authorising it to approve money bill including the finance bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 9th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Senate Adopts Recommendations on Finance Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday passed a motion to adopt 156 recommendations on the Finance Bill, 2018 containing the Annual Budget Statement as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 8th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Debate on Finance Bill Consumes 73% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2018: The Senate continued the discussion on Finance Bill, 2018 consuming two hours and 28 minutes of the proceedings on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.  Following are key observations of the proceedings during 7th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and…

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Opposition Walks Out from Senate against Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2018: The Opposition walked out from the Senate proceedings on Monday to protest against the absence of Foreign and Interior Ministers who were summoned to brief the House about media reports of shifting Dr Shakil Afridi to Rawalpindi from Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 6th sitting of…

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Seven Senators Participate in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2018: The Senate continued debate on Finance Bill, 2018 and seven lawmakers participated in it consuming 60 percent of the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 5th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Senate Continues Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2018: The House of Federation continued debate on a motion to make recommendations to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2018, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 4th sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Opposition Walks Out from Senate against Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2018: The Opposition walked out from the Senate proceedings on Wednesday to protest against the absence of Federal and State Ministers for Finance during budget debate,  says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of 3rd sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and…

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Senate Starts Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2018: The Senate began discussion on the Finance Bill 2018 on Monday and adopted a motion to elect members of the Senate Bodies, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of second sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate…

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Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, April 27, 2018:  Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2018 in Senate on Friday, observes the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of proceedings of first sitting of 277th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for 56…

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Senate Passes Bill to Extend SC and PHC Jurisdiction to FATA

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2018: The Senate, on Friday, passed a bill seeking to extend the jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court (PHC) to Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fifth (last) sitting of…

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