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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Senate Addresses Three Quarters Agenda during 282nd Session

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2018: The Upper House of Parliament addressed almost three quarters of its scheduled business during its 282ndsession and consumed almost 20 percent of the proceedings in debating the supplementary budget for the year 2018-19. The agenda for 11-sitting session, held between September 18 to October 10, 2018, comprised of 83 interventions, of which 61 (73%) were…

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Senate Defers Debate on Excessive Use of Antibiotics; Discusses Economic and Political Issues

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday deferred debate on an adjournment motion regarding excessive use of antibiotics for the third time and discussed economic and political affairs in the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during 11th (last) sitting of the 282nd session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Fails to Take up Regular Agenda; Discusses Arrest of Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2018: The Senate on Monday could not take up its regular agenda due to early adjournment of sitting after lack of quorum and discussed the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif, the Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the…

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Senate Transacts Most of its Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2018: The Senate addressed its entire agenda on Friday except a discussion on excessive use of antibiotics, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings of ninth sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 23 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda, Concludes Debate on Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2018: The Senate took up the entire agenda appearing on Orders of the Day and concluded debate on the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, 2018 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of eighth sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for…

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Senate Adopts Recommendations on Supplementary Finance Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted 27 recommendations on the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, 2018 as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the proceedings of 7th sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 28, 2018: The Senate continued debate on the Supplementary Budget and was adjourned due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during the 6th sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours. The sitting started…

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Debate on Supplementary Budget Consumes Major Part of Senate Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2018: The Senate consumed major part of its proceedings in debate on the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill 2018 on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of fifth sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Supplementary Budget

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2018: The Senate on Tuesday transacted the entire business and discussed the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of fourth sitting of 282nd session: Members’ Participation The Senate met for three hours and 55 minutes while…

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