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Senate Assembly   |     Feb 29, 2016 To Mar 11, 2016     |     Session No: 246     |     Session Type: Regular

  Session Time [In Hours : Minutes]

Sitting Date Sitting No. Schedule Starting Time Actual Starting Time Delay End Time of Sitting Total Sitting Time Break
29 Feb, 2016 1 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:15 3:15 0:00
01 Mar, 2016 2 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:09 3:09 0:00
02 Mar, 2016 3 03:00 03:00 00:00 07:01 3:47 0:14
03 Mar, 2016 4 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:39 3:39 0:00
04 Mar, 2016 5 10:00 10:09 00:09 12:04 1:55 0:00
07 Mar, 2016 6 03:00 03:13 00:13 07:05 3:36 0:16
08 Mar, 2016 7 03:00 03:01 00:01 08:34 5:13 0:20
09 Mar, 2016 8 10:00 10:01 00:01 12:51 2:50 0:00
10 Mar, 2016 9 03:00 03:00 00:00 05:28 2:28 0:00
11 Mar, 2016 10 10:30 10:30 00:00 01:22 2:52 0:00
Total/Average 0:02 32:44 0:50

  Attendance

Key Members' Attendance
Sitting No. Chairman Deputy Chairman Panel of Presiding Officers Prime Minister Leader of the House Leader of the Opposition
1

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:15 0:00 0:00 0:00 3:15 3:15
2

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:09 0:00 0:00 0:00 3:09 1:39
3

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:47 0:00 0:00 0:00 3:47 3:22
4

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:31 0:00 1:08 0:00 3:39 3:14
5

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

0:00 1:55 0:00 0:00 1:55 1:39
6

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

0:00 2:10 1:42 0:00 3:36 0:00
7

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

0:00 4:02 1:11 0:00 3:18 0:00
8

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

0:00 2:50 0:00 2:30 0:00
9

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

0:00 2:28 0:00 0:00 2:13 0:00
10

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

2:52 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:52 0:00

No. of Sittings Attended

5

5

10

0

10

5

Total Time

15:34

13:25

4:01

0:00

30:14

13:09


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 10 32 57 0
2 28 38 72 0
3 25 24 69 0
4 10 28 64 0
5 25 23 61 0
6 16 22 51 0
7 16 22 65 0
8 14 26 57 0
9 12 36 62 0
10 15 20 0 0
Average Attendance 17 27 56 0

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PPPP 27 17 10 1
PML-N 26 16 8 2
IND 10 5 4 1
MQM 8 4 3 1
PTI 7 4 2 0
ANP 6 4 2 0
JUI 5 3 2 0
PML 4 2 1 0
NP 3 2 1 0
PKMAP 3 2 0 1
BNP-A 2 0 1 0
PML-F 1 1 0 0
BNP-M 1 0 1 0
JI 1 0 0 0

Parliamentary Leaders Attendance

Sitting No. Parliamentary Leaders
PML PML-F PPPP PTI MQM JUI PkMAP JI BNP-A ANP BNP NP
1

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

2

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

3

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

4

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

5

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

6

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

7

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

8

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

9

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

10

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

4 6 8 3 9 7 9 4 2 4 0 6

  Protest /Walkout /Boycott

Sitting No.   Type Party(ies) Member(s) Reasons Time (Minutes)
5 Walkout BNP-A JI PML-F PML-N PTI PKMAP BNP-M 146 Against the remarks of Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources during question hour about insufficiency of provinces in gas production 2
7 Walkout BNP-A JI PML-F PML-N PTI PKMAP BNP-M 146 Over unsatisfactory reply to a question 4
7 Walkout PKMAP 147 They also termed the reply of a question unsatisfactory 3
9 Walkout BNP-A JI PML-F PML-N PTI PKMAP BNP-M 146 Against unsatisfactory reply by State Minister for CADD regarding construction of high rise buildings in Sector E-11, Islamabad 4

  Orders of the Day

  Question Hour ( View All Questions )

Sitting No. Ministry Starred Un-starred Total
2 Federal Education and Professional Training 3 1 4
2 Communication 3 0 3
2 Foreign Affairs 3 1 4
2 Inter-Provincial Coordination 4 0 4
2 National Food Security and Research 1 2 3
2 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 3 1 4
2 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 1 0 1
3 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization 11 4 15
3 Industries & Production 1 0 1
4 Aviation Division 7 0 7
4 Cabinet Secretariat 1 1 2
4 Capital Administration and Development Division 15 2 17
4 Climate Change Division 1 1 2
4 Commerce 8 0 8
4 Establishment Division 1 0 1
4 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization 1 0 1
5 Housing & Works 4 1 5
5 Law and Justice 4 0 4
5 Parliamentary Affairs 3 0 3
5 Petroleum and Natural Resources 14 0 14
5 President Secretariat 2 0 2
5 Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony 1 0 1
5 Water & Power 11 1 12
7 Defence 3 0 3
7 Defence Production 1 0 1
7 Foreign Affairs 1 0 1
7 Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage 3 0 3
7 Interior and Narcotics Control 16 0 16
7 Railways 7 0 7
7 States and Frontier Regions 3 0 3
8 Communication 4 0 4
8 Foreign Affairs 4 1 5
8 National Food Security and Research 1 0 1
8 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 6 1 7
8 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 1 0 1
8 Ports and Shipping 3 0 3
9 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization 9 0 9
9 Industries & Production 2 0 2
9 Planning, Development and Reform 3 0 3
10 Aviation Division 3 0 3
10 Cabinet Secretariat 2 0 2
10 Capital Administration and Development Division 7 0 7
10 Climate Change Division 1 0 1
10 Commerce 1 0 1
Total184 17 201

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
The recent visit of Prime Minister and Army Chief to Iran and Saudi Arabia for the purposes of Mediation to defuse the tension between two Muslim countries
Not Taken Up
2
The incident of terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University Charsaddah on 20th January, 2016 in which twenty persons lost their lives and various stood injured
Not Taken Up
2
The statement of the Foreign Secretary of America that Saudi Arabia can purchase nuclear bomb from Pakistan in which case Pakistan can face consequences of violation of Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
Not Taken Up
3
Sales Tax on agriculture inputs should be abolished; Support price of agriculture products must be ensured; Electricity and Diesel should be provided to farmers at subsidized rates; Farmers should be compensated for damage in yields and drop in prices of their produce; Duty free import of Fertilizers should be allowed; New water reservoirs should be made; and Import of agricultural products from India should be stopped immediately
Inadmissible
4
To discuss the behavior of the staff of the Pakistani Foreign Missions working in developing countries while dealing with the overseas Pakistanis when they approach the embassies/missions for renewal of their passports, visas, CNIC and other issues
Deferred
7
The behavior of the staff of the Pakistani Foreign Missions working in developing countries while dealing with the overseas Pakistanis when they approach the embassies/missions for renewal of their passports, visas, CNIC and other issues
Not Taken Up
7
The statement of the Foreign Secretary of America that Saudi Arabia can purchase nuclear bomb from Pakistan in which case Pakistan can face consequences of violation of Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
Debated

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
2
Missing of one hundred and eighty-nine Pakistani nationals detained in Indian jails as reflected from the difference in the figures in the statement of prisoners exchanged by two countries
Foreign Affairs Taken Up
2
The attacks on PIA offices in New Delhi (India) and Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
Foreign Affairs Taken Up
3
The dilapidated condition of Federal Lodges, Peshawar and non-payment of salaries to its staff on regular basis
Housing & Works Taken Up
3
The Annual Report of Transparency International which reflected that Pakistan is at No. 53 in the list of 168 most corrupt countries in the world
Law and Justice Deffered
4
The dropping of proposed deal of sale of JF-17 Air crafts by Pakistan to Sri Lanka due to negative propaganda and influence by the government of India
Defence Production Taken Up
4
The matter arising out of the European Union’s recent report commenting on various issues of human rights in Pakistan ranging from enforced disappearance, murder of human rights activists, violence against religious minorities, absence of legislation against torture and ratification of some key treaties
Human Rights Not Taken Up
5
The European Union’s recent report commenting on various issues of human rights in Pakistan ranging from enforced disappearance, murder of human rights activists, violence against religious minorities, absence of legislation against torture and ratification of some key treaties
Human Rights Taken Up
5
The upcoming rainy season which may cause flood situation in Islamabad and Rawalpindi if proper cleaning of drains/Nulahs was not done
Capital Administration and Development Division Taken Up
7
The closure of the Colleges of Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design Lahore
Commerce Taken Up
7
The issue of postponement of population census in the country
Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization Taken Up
8
The performance of Pakistani Cricket Team in Asia Cup, 2016 and the actions taken by the Government on poor team selection by PCB
Inter-Provincial Coordination Taken Up
8
A joint advertisement published by Government on 10th February, 2016, in all national newspapers showing all terrorists having Pathans’ peculiar cap or turban with beard
Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Taken Up
9
The Annual Report of Transparency International which reflected that Pakistan is at No. 53 in the list of 168 most corrupt countries in the world
Law and Justice Deffered
9
The approval of a summary by the Prime Minister whereby the posts of LDC, UDC and Assistant have been upgraded from BPS-7 to 11, 9 to 14 and 14 to 16, respectively, while the ex-cadre posts of proof readers, copy holders and comparers have been ignored
Establishment Division Taken Up
10
The steps taken by the Government to compensate the victims of an accident of train with a Mazda pickup on route from Tando Jam to Lahore which resulted into death of twelve people and the steps taken for prevention of such accidents in future
Railways Deffered
10
The arbitrary transfers of officers in Election Commission of Pakistan as reported in the daily Tribune, dated 10th March, 2016
Parliamentary Affairs Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill, 2016 Private Introduced
1 The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
1 The Un-attended Orphans (Rehabilitation and Welfare) Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
3 The Offences in Respect of Banks (Special Courts) (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Introduced
3 The Equity Participation Fund (Repeal) Bill, 2016 Government Introduced
3 The Banks (Nationalization) (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Introduced
4 The Futures Market Bill, 2015 Government Passed
5 The Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (Conversion) Bill, 2015 Government Rejected
6 The National Command Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Private Withdrawn
6 The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Introduced
6 The National Counter Terrorism Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Introduced
6 The Contempt of Court (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Introduced
6 The Un-attended Orphans (Rehabilitation and Welfare) Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
6 The Domestic Workers (Employment Rights) Bill, 2015 Private Passed
6 The National University of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Private Deferred
7 The Civil Servants (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Passed
7 The Patents (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Passed
8 The Pakistan Health Research Council Bill, 2015 Government Passed
10 The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Passed
10 The National University of Sciences and Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Introduced

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 This House recommends that the Government should announce a special package for economic and educational development in FATA Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should increase the profit rates on National Saving Schemes particularly on those relating to pensioners and senior citizens Private Deferred
1 This House recommends that the quota reserved for Balochistan in appointments in OGDCL under Aghaz-e-Haqooqe-Balochistan may be enhanced and the posts of that quota in that company may be filled in on priority basis Private Deferred
1 This House recommends that the tube wells installed in Balochistan for agricultural purposes may be converted from electricity to solar energy Private Dropped
1 This House recommends that the Government should ensure representation of Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA in the Board of Functional Members and Governing Council of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics in order to hold an equitable and transparent population census-2016 Private Reffered To Committee
1 This House expresses its profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of former Member of Senate of Pakistan, Mr. Nisar Muhammad Khan. Mr. Nisar Muhammad Khan was born in Gulabad Charsadda on 17th May, 1934. After getting his early education from Lawrence College Ghora Gali, he got higher education from Islamia College Peshawar and the University of Wales, United Kingdom. His interest in public life and commitment for alleviation of the miseries of the down-trodden and poverty stricken people impelled him to join politics and because of his popularity among the people of his area, he was elected a Member of the West Pakistan Assembly in 1965 and continued to be an MPA till 1968. In 1985, he was elected as a Member of the National Assembly as an independent candidate but later joined the Pakistan Muslim League. In the year 1985 he was elected MNA as an independent candidate but later joined the Pakistan Muslim League. Mr. Nisar Muhammad Khan was also a member of the Federal Cabinet and served in various capacities as an Advisor to the Prime Minister, Minister of State and also as a Federal Minister. During 1985 to 1988 he was elected to the Senate of Pakistan and in March 1997 for a six years term on general seat from the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He served as member of various standing committees of the Senate including Committee on Culture, Sports and Tourism, Labour, Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis, Cabinet and Establishment. The late Mr. Nisar Muhammad Khan made useful contributions to the discussions in the Senate over national and regional issues and always spoke for the rights of the people of his province. Services rendered by him would be long remembered and his loss will be deeply mourned. We all share the loss sustained by his family members and friends in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and everywhere. This House expresses its deepest sympathies with the bereaved family. We pray to Almighty Allah to shower his infinite blessings and may his sole rest in eternal peace. Ameen. A copy of this resolution may be sent to the bereaved family. Thank you. Private Adopted
3 This House offeres its heartiest congratulations to Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy for bringing Lawrence to Pakistan. She has won Oscar Award for the second time for her film ‘A Girl in the River’. She has highlighted the issue of honour killing which has created an awareness in society and the determination to deter such killings. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has made the whole nation proud. The House wishes her the best in her future endeavors. We all also salute all those brave women rights activists of political parties, civil society and NGOs who have made great contributions for women issues, rights and development by highlighting the causes and solutions thereof Private Adopted
5 This House takes notice of the discussion in the Senate on March 2, 2016 on the dilapidated condition of the Federal Lodges in the country, the hardships caused to the employees working in these lodges due to non-payment of salaries regularly and the candid statement by the honourable Minister for Housing and Works in this regard. This House, therefore, calls upon the Government to release funds for payment of salaries to the employees of Federal Lodges on yearly basis instead of monthly basis as at present. It also calls upon the Government to provide funds on priority basis asked for by the Ministry of Housing and Works for the refurbishment and rehabilitation of the Federal Lodges Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that the quota reserved for Balochistan in appointments in OGDCL under Aghaz-e-Haqooqe-Balochistan may be enhanced and the posts of that quota in that company may be filled in on priority basis Private Not Taken Up
6 This House recommends that the Government should increase the profit rates on National Saving Schemes particularly on those relating to pensioners and senior citizens Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that a Day Care Centre for the children of female employees should be established in every Federal Government institution Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that Government should revisit Indus Waters Treaty, 1960, in order to make new provisions in the treaty so that Pakistan may get more water for its rivers Private Adopted
6 The House recommends that the Government should buy electronic voting machines for Election Commission of Pakistan Private Adopted
6 This House urges upon the Government to facilitate the Balochistan Government in its efforts to overcome the problem of water shortage in Quetta Private Dropped
6 The bomb blast in Charsaddah Private Adopted
7 Whereas 8th March is recognized as International Women’s Day, a global day, to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past, present and future and to recognize the obstacle that women face in the struggle for equal rights and opportunities. Whereas the Constitution of Pakistan provides that steps shall be taken to ensure full participation of women in spheres of national life and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Whereas the Senate of Pakistan has always made endeavors for protection, empowerment and mainstreaming of women by legislating to end discrimination and violence against women to pursue policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and promote meaningful participation of women in all aspects of their societies and communities. Now, therefore, be it resolve that the Senate of Pakistan recognizes that the ability of women to realize their full potential is critical to the ability of a country to achieve strong and lasting economic growth and political and social stability. It recognizes and honours individuals in the country and around the world including women human rights defenders and civil society leaders that have worked throughout history to ensure that women are guaranteed equality, entitlement and basic human rights. The Senate reaffirms the commitment to end discrimination and violence against women to ensure the safety and welfare of women to pursue policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and to promote meaningful and significant participation of women in every aspect of society and Shery Rehman…To pursue policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and promote meaningful participation of women in all aspects of the societies and communities. Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Senate of Pakistan recognizes that the ability of women to realize their full potential is critical to the ability of a country to achieve strong and lasting economic growth and political and social stability. It recognizes and honours individuals in the country and around the world including women, human rights defenders and civil society leaders that have worked throughout the history to ensure that women are guaranteed equality, entitlement and basic human rights. The Senate reaffirms the commitment to end discrimination and violence against women to ensure the safety and welfare of women. To pursue policies that guarantees the basic human rights of women and to promote meaningful and significant participation of women in every aspect of society and community, we support the inclusive sustainable development including the promotion of the access of women to each tool, skill and bargaining power needed to promote peace and stability in society. To sustain long term economic prosperity and to achieve gender equality, entitlements and the empowerment of women, it reiterates that as further fundamental rights guaranteed in the Constitution of Pakistan. Women shall be empowered, mainstreamed and extended protection where needed in all the provinces and Federation of Pakistan. The resolution also emphasizes that provision of equal opportunity and the removal of structural and other obstacles in the realization of the above goal. We made meaningful and real with no lapse. It urges lastly, the Government to take all possible measures for women empowerment to guarantee entitlements and to ensure that women shall freely live their life with the sense of self-worth respect and dignity, have equal rights to participate in social, religious and public activities of equal status in society, have equal right for social and economic justice. Determine financial and economic choices, get equal opportunity for education, get equal employment opportunity without any gender bias and get safe and comfortable working environment. Joint Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
1
The Patents (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Presented
1
The Pakistan Health Research Council Bill, 2015
Presented
1
The Futures Market Bill, 2015
Presented
1
The Civil Servants (Amendment) Bill, 2015
Presented
1
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on starred question No. 113, asked by Senator Hamza on 5th November, 2013, regarding delay of Karachi-Lahore bounded PIA flight No. PK-302 for two hours on 17th July, 2013
Presented
1
The report of the Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage on a point of order raised by Senator Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar, on 15th January, 2016, regarding the issue of coverage of the proceedings of the House by the PTV
Presented
2
The Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (Conversion) Bill, 2016
Presented
2
The report of the Committee on the staggering increase in airfares by the private airlines, which was referred by the Chairman Senate in his Chamber to the Committee for consideration and report
Presented
2
The report of the Committee, on Privilege Motion No. 01(121)/2015-M, moved by Senator Maulana Tanveer-ul-Haq Thanvi, on 14th January, 2016, regarding raid conducted by Rangers on the Jamia Ehteshamia Madrassa, Karachi
Presented
2
The report of the Committee, on Privilege Motion No. 03(123)/2016-M, moved by Senator Col. (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, on 17th January, 2016, regarding misbehavior of the Staff of Airport Security Force at Karachi Airport, when he was travelling from Karachi to Islamabad
Presented
2
The Annual Report of the National Commission on the Status of Women for the year 2014, as required under section 16(2) of the National Commission on the Status of Women Act, 2012
Laid
3
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, on Privilege Motion No. 02(123)/2016-M, moved by Senator Kalsoom Perveen, on 21st January, 2016, regarding misbehavior by Mr. Hanif Gul, D.S. Railways, Quetta, during telephonic conversation with the mover
Presented
3
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, on Privilege Motion No. 01(123)/2016-M, moved by Senator Karim Ahmed Khawaja, on 20th January, 2016, regarding the careless behavior of Chief Secretary, Secretary Planning and Development, Secretary Coastal Development Authority and Secretary Disaster Management Authority, Government of Balochistan, and not attending meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms held on 8th January, 2016
Presented
3
The report of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatizationon the Annual Report for the year 2014-15 of the Central Board of Directors of the State Bank of Pakistan on the State of Economy along-with the Statistical Supplement
Presented
3
Chairperson, Functional Committee on Human Rights, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that period for submission of report on “The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015”, which was referred by the House on 23rd December, 2015, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 22nd February, 2016, due to the reasons that the mater is still under consideration of the Committee and more time is required in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
4
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015
Presented
4
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on starred question No. 43, asked by Senator Muhammad Talha Mehmood on 27th February, 2008, regarding the facility of repairing and maintenance of PIA Aeroplanes
Presented
4
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on starred question No. 25, asked by Senator Muhammad Talha Mehmood on 22nd August, 2013, regarding the details of night packages being offered by each mobile company in the country
Presented
4
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on starred question No. 1, asked by Senator Najma Hameed on 29th January, 2013, regarding the names, educational qualification, experience, present assignment, date of appointment and seniority position of Members of the Capital Development Authority Board and procedure laid down for appointment of the said Members
Presented
4
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on starred question No. 62, asked by Senator Nuzhat Sadiq on 17th October, 2014, regarding the number of inquiries about the financial and administrative embezzlements in CDA
Presented
4
The third follow up report of the Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research regarding proposed “conversion of 1400 acres land of National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) into residential/commercial plots”, as directed by the Chairman Senate, in the Senate sitting held on 11th November, 2015
Presented
4
the Annual Reports of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) for the Financial Year 2013-2014 and Financial Year 2014-2015, as required under clause (4) of Article 153 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Laid
5
The report of the Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination on a matter of public importance raised by Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel, on 20th January, 2016, on the issue of nonobservance of quota for the handicapped persons in all the provinces
Presented
5
Chairman, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the delay in presentation of report of the Committee on demand No. 8 of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government on the collection and payment of royalty on LPG to the Provinces referred by the House, may be extended for a further period of thirty working days with effect from 8th March, 2016, due to the reasons that the matter is still under consideration of the Committee and more time is required in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
5
Convener, Special Committee on twenty-four demands made by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the delay in presentation of report of the Committee on “the recommendations made by various Senate Committees on twenty-four demands made by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”, which was referred by the House on 20th January, 2016, may be extended for a period of sixty working days with effect from 20th March, 2016, due to the reasons that the matter is still under consideration of the Committee and more time is required in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
7
The report of the Standing Committee on Commerce on a matter arising out of a Calling Attention Notice moved by Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi on 12th January, 2016, regarding import of various vegetables and fruits from Iran affecting the local farmers
Presented
7
The report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights on a matter arising out of a motion under rule 218, moved by Senator Farhatullah Babar, on 21st December, 2015, that this House may discuss the functioning of the National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR)
Presented
8
The report of the Special Committee on the performance of PIA on starred question No. 10, asked by Senator Muhammad Azam Khan Swati on 15th December, 2015, regarding the number of aircrafts obtained on lease by PIA
Presented
8
The report of the Standing Committee on Water and Power on heavy load shedding of electricity in various areas of Mansehra Division, Balochistan and other parts of the country
Presented
8
The report of the Standing Committee on Water and Power on some scientific suggestions made by the Member for implementing the decision of the Government regarding early shutting down of commercial centers/shops
Presented
8
Chairman Standing Committee on Law and Justice, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that period for submission of Report on “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016 [omission of Article 182]”, referred by the House on 11th January, 2016, may be extended for a period of thirty working days as the Committee has not been able to finalize its report due to the absence of Mover in the committee meetings
Extension Granted
8
Chairman, Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that period for submission of Report on the subject matter of Adjournment Motion moved by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan on 12th June, 2015, that some Foreign Embassies in Islamabad are involved in tapping of phone calls of important personalities of the country, may be extended till 31st March, 2016, in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
9
Chairman, Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the period for submission of report on the matter arising out of the starred question No. 114, asked by Senator Muhammad Azam Khan Swati, on 22nd January, 2016, regarding the amount spent by ERRA in AJK, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Batagram, Kohistan and other areas for rehabilitation and reconstruction in the wake of 2005 earthquake, which was referred by the House on 22nd January, 2016, may be extended for a period of forty-five working days with effect from 22nd March, 2016, in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
9
Chairman, Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the period for submission of Report on the matter arising out of a Resolution moved by Senator Sassui Palijo on 29th February, 2016, recommending the Government to ensure representation of Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA in the Board of Functional Members and Governing Council of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics in order to hold an equitable and transparent population census-2016, which was referred to the Standing Committee for consideration and report, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 29th March, 2016, due to the reason that the matter is still under consideration and more time is required in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
9
Chairman, Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the period for submission of Report on Item No. 18 (out of the 24 Demands) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government referred by the House to the Standing Committee for consideration and report may be extended for a further period of thirty working days with effect from 10th March, 2016, due to the reason that more time is required in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
10
The second interim report of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice on a matter referred by the House on 10th November, 2015, regarding “Implementation of Building Code, with particular reference to provisions regarding earthquake, for suggesting penal provisions, measures and mechanism regarding violation of said Code”
Presented
10
The report of the Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on the subject matter of starred question No. 117, asked by Senator Agha Shahbaz Khan Durrani on 22nd January, 2016, regarding number of employees working in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and its attached departments, Corporations, Sub-Ordinate Offices and Institutions with grade-wise and province-wise details, referred by the House to the Standing Committee for consideration and report
Presented
10
The Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Presented
10
Chairman, Standing Committee on Railways, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the period for submission of Report of the Committee on demand No. 24 (out of the 24 demands) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government referred by the House to the Standing Committee for consideration and report may be extended for a further period of thirty working days with effect from 11th March, 2016, due to the reason that more time is required in order to enable the Committee to finalize its report
Extension Granted
10
Chairman, Standing Committee on Law and Justice, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the period for submission of Report on the matter referred by the House on 10th November, 2015, regarding “Implementation of Building Code, with particular reference to provisions regarding earthquake, for suggesting penal provisions, measures and mechanism regarding violation of said Code”, may be extended for a further period of three months in order to enable the Committee to give a comprehensive report as more time is required to suggest legislative instruments in consultation with all Federal and Provincial Stakeholders
Extension Granted

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
1
The House may discuss the Prime Minister's Health Programme and its impacts on common man in the country
Debated
1
This House may discuss the situation arising out of the closure of the BOL media group as a consequence of action against an IT company
Not Taken Up
1
This House may discuss the privatization of PTCL with particular reference to delay in payment of $ 800 million to the Government by its buyer
Debated
1
The House may discuss the role and responsibility of the Government with regard to religious tolerance, unity and harmony in the country
Debated
1
The House may discuss the causes of delay in the opening of the new Islamabad International Airport
Not Taken Up
6
The House may discuss the policy of the Government regarding the national and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with particular reference to the new regulations being proposed for them
Debated
6
This House may discuss the situation arising out of commercial activities in residential areas/sectors in Islamabad and the need to carry out an operation against the same
Debated
6
This House may discuss the sufferings and hardships being faced by the employees of Frontier Constabulary due to inadequacy of basic facilities like residences, uniforms, shoes, salary and allowances being provided to them
Not Taken Up
6
The House may discuss the performance of Islamabad police with particular reference to increase in the cases of theft and street crimes in Islamabad
Dropped
6
This House may discuss the situation arising out of the closure of the BOL media group as a consequence of action against an IT company
Not Taken Up

  Amendment in Rules of Procedure

Sitting No. Amendment in Rules of Procedure Status
6
(i) that in rule 184, in sub-rule (1), after the word “fix”, occurring at the end, the words “but a Committee may not sit without the leave of the Chairman at a time when the Senate is sitting”, shall be inserted; and (ii) that in rule 210, in sub-rule (2), the words “during a session of the Senate”, occurring at the end, shall be omitted.
Taken Up

  Points of Order

Sitting No.   Points of Order Representative Name Number of POs
1 Prayers and Tribute Mian Raza Rabbani 1
1 Democracy and Political Development Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar 1
1 Business of House Karim Ahmed Khawaja 2
1 Business of House Mian Raza Rabbani 1
1 Governance Syed Shibli Faraz 1
1 Business of House Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
2 Employment Muddassir Sehar Kamran 1
2 Employment Saeed Ghani 1
2 Employment Mukhtiar Ahmed Dhamrah 1
2 Business of House Sassui Palijo 1
2 Business of House Mian Raza Rabbani 1
2 Employment Saeedul Hassan Mandokhail 2
2 Employment Mian Raza Rabbani 1
2 Governance Tanveer-ul-Haq Thanvi 1
2 Finance and Economic Policy Muhsin Aziz 1
2 Human Rights Sitara Ayaz 1
2 Employment Dr. Ashok Kumar 1
2 Governance Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi 1
2 Government Institutions Dr. Jehanzeb Jamaldini 1
2 Government Institutions Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
2 Governance Nehal Hashmi 1
2 Communication Muhammad Ali Khan Saif 1
2 Communication Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
2 Human Rights Farhatullah Babar 1
2 Human Rights Mian Raza Rabbani 2
2 Human Rights Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq 1
8 Business of House Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
8 Democracy and Political Development Saeed Ghani 1
8 Business of House Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq 1
8 Governance Saeed Ghani 1
8 Business of House Kamil Ali Agha 1
8 Business of House Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri 1
10 Education Muhammad Azam Khan Swati 1
10 Education Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq 1
10 Education Mushahid Ullah Khan 2
10 Education Mian Raza Rabbani 1
10 Health Nehal Hashmi 1
10 Sports Sitara Ayaz 1
10 Communication Chaudhary Tanvir 1
10 Human Rights Muhammad Azam Khan Swati 1
10 Governance Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar 1
10 Employment Muhsin Aziz 1
10 Governance Farhatullah Babar 1
10 Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Mushahid Hussain Syed 1
10 Business of House Mian Raza Rabbani 2
10 Employment Ghous Muhammad Khan Niazi 1
10 Democracy and Political Development Muddassir Sehar Kamran 1
10 Governance Muhammad Ali Khan Saif 1
10 Education Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi 1
10 Governance Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh 1
10 Terrorism Ilyas Ahmad Bilour 1
10 Democracy and Political Development Shahi Syed 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Lt General (R) Salahuddin Tirmizi 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Syed Shibli Faraz 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Saleem Zia 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Khanzada Khan 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Begum Najma Hameed 1
10 Prayers and Tribute Mushahid Ullah Khan 1

  Participation in Proceedings

Sitting No. Intervention Total Representatives
1 Motion Under Rule 218 28
1 Resolution 27
2 Adjournment Motion 8
2 Calling Attention Notice 4
4 Standing Committee Report 18
5 Calling Attention Notice 5
6 Legislation 5
6 Resolution 18
6 Motion Under Rule 218 23
7 Calling Attention Notice 7
7 General Discussion 16
7 Adjournment Motion 6
8 Calling Attention Notice 5
8 Standing Committee Report 3
8 Motion under Rule 196-1 9
8 Legislation 1
9 Calling Attention Notice 2
9 Rule 60 10
9 Motion under Rule 196-1 7
10 Calling Attention Notice 2

  Motion under Rule 196(1)

Sitting No. Motion under Rule 196(1) Status
8
The report of the Standing Committee on Textile Industry to monitor the implementation of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Bill, 2015, which was presented in the House on 21st December, 2015
Not Taken Up
9
The report of the Special Committee to monitor the implementation of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Bill, 2015, which was presented in the House on 21st December, 2015, be considered and adopted
Adopted