Senate Takes up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2016: The Senate on Tuesday transacted its entire agenda appearing on ‘Order of the Day’ during 4th sitting of its 249th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the parliamentary business: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for four hours and…

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Senate Starts Debate on Finance Bill

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2016: The Upper House on Monday started debate on the Finance Bill 2016, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Starting two minutes behind the scheduled time of 1430 hours, the sitting witnessed presence of 19 members (18%) at the start and 18 legislators (17%) at the…

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Finance Bill Presented in Senate

ISLAMABAD, June 3, 2016: The Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization presented a copy of the Finance Bill 2016 in Senate, containing the Annual Budget Statement during the second sitting of the 249th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Starting two minutes late against the scheduled time…

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Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2016: The Senate passed the Constitutional Amendment and witnessed introduction of two government bills on Thursday during first sitting of its 249th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for five hours and 30…

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President Addresses Joint Sitting of the Parliament

ISLAMABAD, June 1, 2016: The President of Pakistan addressed both Houses of the Parliament assembled together in Joint Sitting on beginning of the fourth parliamentary year on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Presidential Address continued for 41 minutes after which the Joint Sitting was prorogued. Following are some key observations of…

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Senate Passes Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 20, 2016: The Senate on Friday passed a private member’s bill for the rehabilitation and welfare of the un-attended orphan children during 9th (last) sitting of its 248th Session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House…

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Senate Takes Up its Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2016: The Senate on Thursday transacted its entire agenda appearing on ‘Order of the Day’ during 8th sitting of its 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for three…

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Senate Discusses Annual Reports of CCI

ISLAMABAD, May 17, 2016: The Senate on Tuesday discussed the Annual Reports of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) during the 7th sitting of its ongoing 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met…

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Three Bills Introduced, Two Resolutions Adopted in Senate

ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2016: The Senate adopted two resolutions and witnessed introduction of three bills on Monday during the 6th sitting of its ongoing 248th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for 26…

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Senate Transacts Most of Agenda amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2016: The Senate transacted most of its business on Friday amid Opposition’s boycott, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Senate met for two hours and 37 minutes. . The sitting started one minute…

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