Senate Passes the Elections (Second Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2019: The Senate passed the Elections (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday amidst the lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 54…

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Senate Discusses Delay in New NFC Award

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2019: The Senate addressed its entire agenda on Tuesday including a debate on an Adjournment Motion regarding delay in the announcement of new National Finance Commission (NFC) Award, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation…

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Senate Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 6, 2019: The Senate partially addressed the private members’ business on Monday amid a lack of quorum and the opposition’s walkout from the proceedings, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 288th session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and…

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Senate Pays Tribute to Journalists on World Press Freedom Day

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2019: The Senate adopted a resolution on Friday reaffirming its commitment to the freedom of press and paying tribute to journalists risking their lives in defense of public’s right to know, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth…

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Senate Transacts Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2019: The House of Federation transacted its entire business appeared on the Orders of the Day on Thursday including debate on functioning of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 288th session:   Members’…

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Senate Discusses Increase in Current Account Deficit  

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2019: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Tuesday including debate on an adjournment motion regarding increase in current account deficit of the country, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 288th session:  Members’ Participation The House…

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Senate Passes Four Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2019: The Senate passed four private members’ bills and adopted as many resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 288th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and 58 minutes. The sitting started…

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Senate Passes Four Private Members’ Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2019: The Senate passed four private members’ bills and adopted as many resolutions on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 288th session:  Members’ Participation The House met for three hours and 58 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2019: The Senate took up the entire agenda, including the debate on an adjournment motion relating to the excessive use and sale of antibiotics at medical stores causing life threats, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second…

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Senate Takes up Entire Agenda, Condemns Terrorism in Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2019: The Senate took up its entire agenda on Thursday and unanimously adopted a supplementary resolution condemning incidents of terrorism in Sri Lanka, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 288th session:  Members’ Participation The House met…

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