Senate Leaves Half of the Agenda Unaddressed, Discusses Peshawar Incident

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2020: The Senate on Thursday discussed the recent bomb attack on a religious school in Peshawar while leaving half of the day’s agenda unaddressed, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 7th sitting of the 304th session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Passes Three Private Members’ Bills, Condemns French President Macron’s views

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2020: The Senate passed three private members’ bills on Monday and adopted a resolution to condemn comments of French President Emmanuel Macron about Islam, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 6th sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Points of Public Importance Consume One Third of Senate Proceedings

 ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2020: The Senate transacted most of its agenda on Friday and consumed almost one third of the proceedings in points of public importance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the 5th sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Defers Debate on Price Hike, Discuses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2020: The Senate deferred debate regarding hike in prices of medicines, electricity and basic food items and consumed major part of the proceedings in discussion on arrest of a PML-N Leader over sloganeering at Quaid’s Mausoleum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2020: The Senate sitting was adjourned on Tuesday amid lack of quorum and opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for an hour and 59 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Skips Regular Agenda, Discusses Political Issues

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2020: The Senate left its entire agenda unaddressed on Private Members’ Day and consumed major portion of the proceedings in debate on political issues raised through Points of Order, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Political Situation in Country

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2020: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday and discussed political situation in the country through points of public importance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 304th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Matters of Public Importance

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2020: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday and consumed 43 percent of the proceedings’ time in debate on matters of public importance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 303rd session: Members’ Participation The…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Rejects Anti-Terrorism Bill

ISLAMABAD, September 16, 2020: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Wednesday and rejected the Anti-Terrorism (Third Amendment) Bill, 2020 with majority vote, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 303rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and…

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Senate Refers Two FATF-Related Bills to Committees, Discusses Motorway Incident

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2020: The Senate referred two FATF-related bills to the relevant committees and debated the motorway gang-rape incident, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 303rd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for eight hours and 25 minutes.…

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