Senate Passes Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, Refers Three Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, August 17, 2020: The Senate passed the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2020 but deferred two other bills related to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for further deliberation on them, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the second sitting of 302nd session:…

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Senate Refers Five NA Assented Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2020: The Senate on Thursday referred five government bills to the relevant committees, which were related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and were given approval by the National Assembly a day earlier, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings…

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Senate Condemns Indian Move of Revoking Special Status of Occupied Kashmir

President Arif Alvi highlights indigenous movement of Kashmiris against Indian illegal occupation of the Valley ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2020: The Senate convened a special session on Wednesday in connection with Youm-e-Istehsal Kashmir to condemn the revocation of Indian-Occupied Kashmir’s special status by India last year, which was also addressed by the President of Pakistan, says…

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Senate Passes Opposition-Amended FATF Related Bills

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, July 30, 2020:  The Senate passed two Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related bills after incorporating amendments proposed by opposition in the meeting of Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda, Refers FATF Related Bills to Committee

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2020: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Wednesday and referred two Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related bills to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for deliberation, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the eighth sitting of the…

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Senate Transacts Most of Agenda on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2020: The Senate addressed most of its agenda on the third Private Members’ Day of 300th session and witnessed introduction of four private members’ bills, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the seventh sitting of the 300th session: Members’…

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Senate Addresses Entire Agenda, Discusses Suspension of PIA Flights

ISLAMABAD, July 24, 2020: The Senate addressed the entire agenda on Friday and discussed the decision of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency to suspend the operation of PIA flights to their respective countries, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the sixth sitting…

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Senate Extends ex-FATA Taxation Report Deadline

ISLAMABAD, July 22, 2020: The Senate discussed political and foreign issues through points of public importance and extended the deadline for presentation of a report of Standing Committee on taxation issues in erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of…

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Senate Passes Bill to Increase Number of Balochistan Assembly Seats

ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2020: The Senate passed a constitutional amendment bill on Monday seeking increase in number of seats for Balochistan Assembly from 65 to 80, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the fourth sitting of the 300th session:   Members’ Participation The Senate met…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, July 17, 2020: The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday and witnessed presentation of four reports of Standing Committee on Interior on as many legislative proposals, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of the 300th session:  Members’ Participation The…

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