Senate Condoles Death of PkMAP Senator

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2018: The Senate adopted a condolence resolution on the sad demise of PkMAP Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel, who breathed his last a couple of days ago after illness, observes Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2018: The Senate sitting was adjourned on Friday amid lack of quorum and opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of 285th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and 14 minutes.…

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Senate Passes the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2018: The Senate was prorogued sine die on Friday after passing the Election (Amendment) Bill, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings of the fifth and last sitting of 284th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and 32…

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Federal Minister for Information Barred from Senate

ISLAMABAD, November 15, 2018: The Chairman Senate, on Thursday, barred the Federal Minister for Information from attending the Upper House proceedings for rest of the ongoing session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings of the fourth sitting of 284th session: Members’ Participation The House…

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Senate Takes Up Most of Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 14, 2018: The Senate addressed most of its scheduled business on Wednesday amidst opposition’s walkout against remarks of Minister for Information, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings of the third sitting of 284th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours…

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Senate Refers 13 Private Members’ Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2018: The Senate witnessed presentation of 13 private members’ bill on Monday and all of them were referred to the relevant Standing Committees, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the second sitting of 284th session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Pays Tribute to Dr. Allama M. Iqbal; Takes up Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 9, 2018: The Senate took up most of its agenda on Friday and paid tribute to the national poet and philosopher, Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal, on his 141st birth anniversary, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the first sitting of…

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Requisitioned Senate Session Prorogued without Completing Debate on Agenda

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2018: The requisitioned session of the Senate was prorogued sine die on Thursday without completing the debate on the agenda due to lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of third and last sitting of 283rd session: Members’…

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Minister Gives Policy Statement on Foreign Affairs Issues in Senate

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2018: The House of Federation on Wednesday discussed the foreign and economic policies of the government through motions under Rule 218, while the Foreign Minister gave Policy Statement on the issue, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of second sitting of…

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Senate Discusses Situation Arising Out of Recent Violent Protests

ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2018: The requisitioned session of the Senate on Tuesday discussed the recent violent protests held across the country in the wake of Supreme Court’s verdict in favour of a Christian lady who was serving the death sentence in a blasphemy case, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following…

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