FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 86th Session Report 2012

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 86th Session Report 2012

Low attendance of senators, lackluster debates on the issues of national significance such as the deteriorating law and order, devastation caused by floods in Balochistan and increase in the prices of petroleum products marked the 86th session, which took up only 37% of the listed agenda items. The house did not take up nine resolutions, six…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan Annual Report 2011-2012

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan Annual Report 2011-2012

National security issues, political instability and executive-judiciary tension largely dominated the proceedings of the nine sessions of Senate held during July 2011 to March 2012. During this period, the Upper House had to respond to urgent matters such as the NATO raid on a Pakistani border post in Salala killing 24 soldiers, multi sector governance…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 77th Session Report

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 77th Session Report

Islamabad, February 26, 2012: During the 77th session, the Senate met for 18 hours and 15 minutes, an average of two hours and 50 minutes each day. Each sitting was delayed, on an average, by 37 minutes. The attendance of Senators was observed to be low, with an average 12 Members present at the outset…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 76th Session Report

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 76th Session Report

Islamabad, December 25, 2011: After successfully observing the proceedings of the National Assembly, FAFEN has started observation of the provincial assemblies – Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan – and the Senate. This report is based on FAFEN’s direct observation of the 76 session of the Senate, which was held between December 9- 20, 2011.…

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