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Senate Assembly   |     Feb 13, 2017 To Feb 20, 2017     |     Session No: 259     |     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
13 Feb, 2017 1 03:00 03:03 00:03 07:41 4:21 0:17
14 Feb, 2017 2 03:00 03:00 00:00 05:34 2:34 0:00
15 Feb, 2017 3 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:10 3:10 0:00
16 Feb, 2017 4 03:00 03:00 00:00 05:51 2:51 0:00
17 Feb, 2017 5 10:00 10:31 00:31 02:41 3:35 0:35
20 Feb, 2017 6 03:00 03:03 00:03 07:33 4:14 0:16
Total/Average 0:06 20:45 1:08

  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

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

4:21 0:00 0:00 0:00 4:21 0:00
2

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

0:00 2:34 0:00 0:00 2:34 0:00
3

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

2:00 1:10 0:00 0:00 2:30 0:00
4

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

1:44 0:00 1:07 0:00 2:51 0:00
5

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

2:22 0:00 1:05 0:00 3:27 0:00
6

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

4:14 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:37 0:00

No. of Sittings Attended

5

5

6

0

5

1

Total Time

14:41

3:44

2:12

0:00

13:59

4:21


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 34 18 73 1
2 14 24 68 1
3 25 13 74 1
4 19 15 62 0
5 14 62 56 1
6 23 12 68 0
Average Attendance 22 24 67 1

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PPPP 27 16 10 2
PML-N 26 18 5 3
IND 10 7 3 1
MQM 8 4 3 1
PTI 7 4 2 1
ANP 6 5 1 0
JUI 5 4 1 0
PML 4 2 2 1
NP 3 1 2 0
PKMAP 3 3 0 0
BNP-A 2 1 1 0
PML-F 1 1 0 0
BNP-M 1 1 0 0
JI 1 1 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

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

2

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

3

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

4

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

5

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

6

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

  Orders of the Day

  Question Hour ( View All Questions )

Sitting No. Ministry Starred Un-starred Total
2 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization 12 0 12
2 Planning, Development and Reform 10 0 10
2 Science and Technology 5 0 5
3 Aviation Division 11 0 11
3 Cabinet Division 4 0 4
3 Capital Administration and Development Division 12 0 12
3 Climate Change Division 2 0 2
3 Commerce 6 0 6
3 Establishment Division 3 0 3
3 Information Technology and Telecommunication 2 0 2
3 Textile Industry 2 0 2
4 Human Rights 5 0 5
4 Law and Justice 2 0 2
4 Parliamentary Affairs 2 0 2
4 Petroleum and Natural Resources 8 0 8
4 Prime Minister’s Office 2 0 2
4 Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony 3 0 3
4 Water & Power 9 0 9
5 Information and Broadcasting 5 0 5
5 Interior and Narcotics Control 20 0 20
5 Railways 1 0 1
5 States and Frontier Regions 10 0 10
Total136 0 136

  Privilege Motion

Sitting No. Privilege Motion Status
2
Against the Ministry of SDAFRON for not implementing the report of the Standing Committee on SAFRON which was duly adopted by the House
Pending

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
The alarming decrease in production and operational capacity of Pakistan pharmaceutical industry from 16% to 8% per year
Out of Order
2
The non-existence of fire safety equipments in commercial buildings in Islamabad
Out of Order
2
The situation arising out of the suspension of import of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) by fertilizer importers as consequence of non-payment of over Rs. 5 billion subsidy by the Government
Out of Order
3
The need for investigation of plane crash incidents by an independent investigating body
Withdrawn
3
The incident of death of an infant in the women’s barrack of Central Jail Adiala, Rawalpindi whose mother was imprisoned along with the baby
Withdrawn
3
The situation prevailing throughout the Country in the light of Article 140-A whereby the Constitution mandates not only the establishment of local Governments but also delegation of political, administrative and financial powers to the local Government representatives
Out of Order
4
The vulnerability of Pakistan to climate change as according to the latest Global Climate Risk Index 2017, Pakistan stands 7th most vulnerable country to climate change
Withdrawn
4
The media reports that substandard stents are being used in Government and private hospitals
Withdrawn
4
The reservations of small provinces in the wake of upcoming population census in the country
Out of Order
5
The decision of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to extend the imposition of ten paisa per unit surcharge for another one and half year for Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project
Out of Order
5
The arbitrary decision of Trump administration regarding the imposition of travel ban to the USA for the citizens of seven Muslim countries
Out of Order
5
The consumption of contaminated water throughout the country causing number of diseases
Out of Order

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
2
The problems being faced by thousands of domestic, commercial and industrial consumers across Hazara Division due to closing down of 120 CNG stations in the Division
Petroleum and Natural Resources Taken Up
2
The illegal sale of unhygienic milk mixed with chemicals, both in open and packed form in Islamabad
Interior and Narcotics Control Taken Up
3
The sale of PIA Airbus A-310 to a German Firm in violation of PPRA rules
Aviation Division Reffered To Committee
3
The non-availability of life saving drugs like Florinif tablet, Hydrocartizan and T.B. medicines in the Country particularly in Islamabad
National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Taken Up
4
The termination of services of twenty one Trainee Apprentices (BPS-7), most of them possessing the domicile of Balochistan, during their probation period which were to be recruited in different trades after completing their mandatory trainings from Survey Training Institute, Islamabad
Defence Taken Up
5
The transfer of employees of Pakistan International Airline Corporation (PIAC) to its subsidiary company, Pakistan Airways Limited (PAL)
Aviation Division Taken Up
5
The non-completion of long standing project of Takht Bhai Fly Over in the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Communication Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Islamabad Capital Territory Senior Citizens Board Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Control of Narcotic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Islamabad Rent Restriction (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of Fourth Schedule) Private Introduced
1 The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Passed
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (Amendment of Article 28) Private Rejected
1 The National Commission for International Law and Commitments Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
2 The Rulers of Acceding States (Abolition of Privy Purses and Privileges) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Laid
2 The Limited Liability Partnership Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
2 The Pakistan Climate Change Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
2 The Explosive Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
2 The Costs of Litigation Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
2 The Alternate Dispute Resolution Bill, 2017 Government Deferred
4 The Alternate Dispute Resolution Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
5 The Companies Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
5 The Pakistan Air Force (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
5 The National Commission on the Rights of the Child Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
5 The Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016 Government Passed
6 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of Articles 63, 177 and 193) Private Introduced
6 The Islamabad National Hospital Bill, 2017 Private Deferred
6 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of Article 130) Private Introduced
6 The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-smokers Health (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
6 The Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill, 2016 Private Passed
6 The National Cyber Security Council Bill, 2014 Private Withdrawn
6 The Civil Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
6 The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
6 The Juvenile Justice System (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
6 The Islamabad Prohibition of Expressing Matters on Walls Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
6 The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
6 The Cost and Management Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Introduced

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 This House recommends that the Government should appoint a foreign Minister on priority basis Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that suitable plantation should be made on Margalla hills Private Deferred
1 This House recommends that the Government should take appropriate steps to achieve the targets of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that separate counters should be established for women in all regional passport offices in the country Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should take necessary steps for operating PIA flights between Peshawar and Lahore and to change the present timings of PIA flights from Karachi to Peshawar Private Adopted
1 This House expresses its profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of famous Pakistani Novelist, Playwright and Short Story Writer Bano Qudsia, who was also known as Bano Appa Private Adopted
1 This House expresses its profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of former Education Minister for Sindh, Dr. Hamida Khuhro, thehistorian, politician, professor and writer Private Adopted
1 This house demanding the enhancement of role and powers of the Senate of Pakistan to protect the rights of the federating units and provide a meaningful participation to the provinces and other territories in the affairs of the Federation Joint Adopted
6 The House recommends that compensation package announced by the Government for the heirs of martyrs of terrorist attacks in Civil Hospital and Police Training Center, Quetta should be paid to them immediately Private Adopted
6 This House recommends to the Government to take appropriate measures to strengthen the office of Wafaqi Mohtasib to provide effective and prompt remedial measures against inefficiency and maladministration in the Federal Government Departments Private Dropped
6 This House recommends that the Government should take immediate steps for establishment of a Federal Food Authority to control sale of substandard food items in Islamabad Private Adopted
6 This House condemns the barbaric bomb blast in Parachinar, Kurram Agency, in which more than 22 people died and 63 injured Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that quota reserved for the Provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan in appointments in Government departments be implemented in letter and spirit Private Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
2
The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2016 introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati on 19th December, 2016
Presented
2
The report of the Standing Committee on Commerce on the budgetary allocation and its utilization by the Ministry of Commerce for the Financial Year 2016-17, in terms of sub-rule (4) of rule 166 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012
Presented
2
The report of the Functional Committee on Devolution on a matter referred by the House on 23rd December, 2016, regarding “Placement of Regulatory Authorities under the Line Ministries”
Presented
2
Chairman, Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, 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 presentation of report of the Committee on Privilege Motion No. 1(257)/2016-M, moved by Senator Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah, against the Chairman CDA for not implementing the recommendations of the Committee on National Food Security and Research on the matter of proposed conversion of 1400 acres of NARC land by the CDA into residential/commercial plots, may be extended for a period of forty five working days with effect from 21st February, 2017
Extension Granted
2
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 presentation of report of the Committee on the Bill to provide a regulatory and enabling environment for private participation in provision of public infrastructure and related services through fair and transparent procurement [The Public Private Partnership Authority Bill, 2016], as passed by the National Assembly and referred to the Committee on 21st December, 2016, may be extended till the next Session
Extension Granted
2
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 presentation of report of the Committee on the Bill further to amend the Partnership Act, 1932, in its application to the Islamabad Capital Territory [The Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2016], introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati on 26th September, 2016, may be extended for a further period of thirty working days with effect from 18th February, 2017
Extension Granted
2
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 presentation of report of the Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 79, asked by Senator Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh on 22nd December, 2016, regarding the import of auto parts in the shape of scrap from Japan and re-assembling of the same into cars, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 21st February, 2017
Extension Granted
2
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 presentation of report of the Committee on a Bill further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan [The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016] (Substitution of Article 251), introduced by Senator Sassui Palijo, on her behalf and on behalf of Senator Mukhtiar Ahmed Dhamrah @ Aajiz, on 19th December, 2016, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 18th February, 2017
Extension Granted
2
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 presentation of report of the Committee on a Bill further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan [The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016] (Amendment of Article 251), introduced by Senator Karim Ahmed Khawaja on his behalf and on behalf of Senators Taj Haider, Shahi Syed, Liaqat Khan Tarakai, Kamil Ali Agha, Saeed Ghani, Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, Sehar Kamran, Hari Ram, Syed Shibli Faraz, Haji Momin Khan Afridi, Rubina Khalid, Muhammad Ali Khan Saif, Gianchand, Abdul Rehman Malik, Muhammad Zafarullah Khan Dhandla, Samina Abid, Mir Muhammad Yousaf Badini, Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel, Muhammad Daud Khan Achakzai, Advocate, Farhatullah Babar, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Hidayat Ullah, Taj Muhammad Afridi, Ahmed Hassan, Kalsoom Perveen, Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar and Col. (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi , on 19th December, 2016, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 18th February, 2017
Extension Granted
2
The Annual Report of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) for the Financial Year 2015-2016, as required under clause (4) of Article 153 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Presented
3
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, on the contempt of the House by Mr. Muhammad Ayub Khan, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Finance, by referring the matter raised by Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel on 4th October, 2016, regarding unequal distribution of funds in PSDP and non- releasing of funds allocated for small provinces, at the last moment to the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms
Presented
3
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, on Privilege Motion No. 1(255)/2016-M, moved by Senator Ilyas Ahmed Bilour, on 16th January, 2017, regarding conversion of building constructed for surgical ICU ward of Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, into offices without consulting the Member as the building was constructed out of the development funds provided by the Member
Presented
4
Chairman, Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research, to present 13th follow up report of the Committee regarding proposed “conversion of 1400 acres land of National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC)/Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) into residential/commercial plots”
Presented
5
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on the subject matter of Point of Public Importance raised by Senator Farhatullah Babar on 20th December, 2016, regarding fate of Area Study Centre, Islamabad
Presented
5
The Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad (Amendment) Bill, 2016 introduced by Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel on 21st November, 2016
Presented
5
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on the subject matter of starred question No. 103 asked by Senator Col. (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi on 23rd December, 2016, regarding allocation and utilization of funds for construction of the Chirah Dam in Islamabad
Presented
5
The report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs on the mid-year review of budget of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in terms of sub-rule (4) of rule 166 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012
Presented
5
The report of the Special Committee on Marginalized Segments of Society on the matter regarding the violation of fundamental rights of transgender community in the country raised by Senator Maulana Hafiz Hamdullah on 22nd November, 2016
Presented
5
Convener of the Special Committee on the implementation of the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Bill, 2015, to present a report of the Special Committee in terms of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, read with Standing Order No. 1.48
Presented
5
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 presentation of report of the Committee on the Bill further to amend the Protection of Economic Reforms Act, 1992 [The Protection of Economic Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2016] introduced by Senator Saleem Mandviwala, on 3rd October, 2016, may be extended for a period of sixty working days with effect from 25th February, 2017
Extension Granted
6
The Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2016
Presented
6
The report of the Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 1, asked by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan, on 20th December, 2016, regarding the number of doctors, paramedical and administrative staff working in the Cantonment Board Hospital, Rawalpindi, on regular and ad-hoc/temporary basis with department-wise breakup
Presented
6
An interim report of the Committee on the matter raised by Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel, on 20th December, 2016, regarding orders of the Ministry of Defence to the residents of Cantonment areas of Loralai to vacate the land despite the fact that the same has been allotted to them for 100 years
Presented
6
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 presentation of report of the Committee on the subject matter of starred question Nos. 45, 46 and 47, asked by Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi on 7th September, 2016, regarding the PAS and PSP officers in BPS 20 and 21 belonging to the province of Balochistan and the policy for their posting in the country and abroad, may be extended for a further period of ten working days with effect from 21st February, 2017
Extension Granted
6
The Rulers of Acceding States (Abolition of Privy Purses and Privileges) Bill, 2017
Presented

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
1
The House may discuss the performance of cellular companies in the country with particular reference to their excessive calls and SMS packages
Debated
1
The present status of implementation of the National Action Plan and suggest ways and means for its uniform implementation in the country
Debated
1
This House may discuss the need to impart technical training to street children by launching vocational training skill programmes in the National Child Protection Centre (NCPC)
Debated
1
This House may discuss the procedure being adopted by the Government for obtaining foreign loans and their utilization
Debated
1
This House may discuss the overall performance of Higher Education Commission
Deferred
6
This House may discuss the overall performance of Higher Education Commission
Debated
6
The situation arising out of insufficient production of milk in the country
Dropped
6
The House may discuss the impact of malnutrition and stunting in the country
Debated
6
This House may discuss the powers and functions of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) with particular reference to the upcoming Census 2017
Deferred
6
This House may discuss the need and importance to adopt modern techniques for conducting census in the country
Deferred
6
The House may discuss the situation arising out of the failure of PEMRA to stop airing of the material promoting sectarian violence on various TV channels
Debated

  Motion under Rule 196(1)

Sitting No. Motion under Rule 196(1) Status
2
The report of the Functional Committee on Devolution on a matter referred by the House on 23rd December, 2016, regarding “Placement of Regulatory Authorities under the Line Ministries”
Deferred
4
The report of the Functional Committee on Devolution on a matter referred by the House on 23rd December, 2016, regarding “Placement of Regulatory Authorities under the Line Ministries”
Adopted
4
The special report of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization on the privatization of Heavy Electrical Complex (HEC)
Adopted