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Senate Assembly   |     May 26, 2017 To Jun 09, 2017     |     Session No: 263     |     Session Type: Budget

  Session Time [In Hours : Minutes]

Sitting Date Sitting No. Schedule Starting Time Actual Starting Time Delay End Time of Sitting Total Sitting Time Break
26 May, 2017 1 06:00 06:50 00:50 08:34 1:29 0:15
29 May, 2017 2 11:00 11:02 00:02 02:44 2:41 1:01
30 May, 2017 3 11:00 11:00 00:00 02:01 3:01 0:00
31 May, 2017 4 11:00 11:00 00:00 03:08 4:08 0:00
01 Jun, 2017 5 01:30 01:30 00:00 03:10 1:40 0:00
02 Jun, 2017 6 01:30 01:30 00:00 03:19 1:49 0:00
05 Jun, 2017 7 11:00 11:04 00:04 01:27 2:23 0:00
06 Jun, 2017 8 11:00 11:00 00:00 02:46 3:18 0:28
07 Jun, 2017 9 11:00 11:02 00:02 01:16 2:14 0:00
08 Jun, 2017 10 11:00 11:02 00:02 02:46 3:44 0:00
09 Jun, 2017 11 10:30 10:40 00:10 12:45 2:05 0:00
Total/Average 0:06 28:32 1:44

  Attendance

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

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

1:29 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:44 0:00
2

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:41 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:04 1:09
3

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Present

3:01 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:02 0:00
4

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

4:08 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:12 1:00
5

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

1:40 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:56 0:00
6

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

1:49 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:41 0:52
7

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:23 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:50 0:50
8

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:18 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:08 0:36
9

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:14 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:16 0:43
10

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

0:00 0:00 3:44 0:00 2:18 0:00
11

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

0:00 0:00 2:05 0:00 1:10 2:05

No. of Sittings Attended

9

1

10

0

10

8

Total Time

22:43

0:00

5:49

0:00

17:19

9:17


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 40 20 72 0
2 12 17 57 1
3 15 14 62 0
4 16 15 63 0
5 20 22 54 2
6 13 24 56 1
7 15 22 52 2
8 24 15 63 3
9 15 23 62 3
10 13 15 74 3
11 18 24 65 2
Average Attendance 18 19 62 2

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PPPP 27 15 11 1
PML-N 26 17 8 1
IND 10 6 4 0
MQM 8 2 3 3
PTI 7 5 2 0
ANP 6 4 2 0
JUI 5 3 1 1
PML 4 3 1 0
NP 3 1 2 0
PKMAP 3 3 0 0
BNP-A 2 0 2 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

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

2

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

3

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

4

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

5

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

6

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

7

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

8

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

9

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

10

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

11

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

10 8 10 6 9 10 11 9 1 6 0 4

  Protest /Walkout /Boycott

Sitting No.   Type Party(ies) Member(s) Reasons Time (Minutes)
1 Walkout MQM PTI 146 Against subjecting of farmers to baton charge by the Police who were protesting for their rights in Islamabad D-Chowk 80

  Orders of the Day

  Privilege Motion

Sitting No. Privilege Motion Status
1
Against Mr. Mohsin Fawad S.H.O Police Station Katling District Mardan due to his illegal actions by entering in his ancestral House on the pretext of search and taking into possession the licensed weapons and registering of false FIR against his brother and nephews
Reffered to Committee

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
To discuss the matter of issuance of notices by the police to transgender persons to evict Swat, Nowshera, Mardan and Bannu Areas, as reported in the press
Out of Order
2
To discuss the unofficial meeting of the Prime Minster of Pakistan with Mr. Sajjan Jindal, an Indian businessman, without involvement of Foreign Office
Out of Order
2
To discuss the shortage of safe drinking water in the Country with particular reference to Islamabad Capital Territory
Out of Order
3
To discuss the alarming rise in the occupation of land by Military and Air Force in district Quetta, causing disharmony among the people
Deferred
3
To discuss the collision of Metro Bus with a pole near Rehmanabad, Rawalpindi, resulting into death of a female student
Withdrawn
4
To discuss the alarming rise in the occupation of land by Military and Air Force in district Quetta, causing disharmony among the people
Refer to Committee
4
To discuss the incident of firing by the Afghan Security Forces on a census team operating inside the residential areas of Pakistan at Chamman which resulted into loss of precious lives of civilians as well as armed forces personnel
Admitted for Discussion
6
To discuss the shortage of food and lack of medical facilities in Thar due to which 121 children have lost their lives during the current year
Out of Order
6
To discuss the alarming rise in corruption in the country and the inability of the Government machinery to deal with this menace in the light of the remarks made by the Prime Minister on 8th May, 2017
Out of Order
6
To discuss the incident of terrorist attack on the convoy of Deputy Chairman Senate Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri at Mastung on 12th May, 2017, which resulted into death of 25 persons
Out of Order
7
To discuss the media reports regarding seizure of heroin from an aircraft of PIA at Heathrow Airport, London, by the National Crime Agency of United Kingdom
Out of Order
7
To discuss the failure of the Government to Table FATA Reforms which is against the aspiration of the people of FATA
Out of Order
7
To discuss the decision of the International Court of Justice to stay the execution of death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Admitted for Discussion
8
To discuss the implications of Pakistan’s foreign policy in general and for our relations with Iran in particular, after the recently held Arab-Islamic-American Summit in Riyadh
Dropped
8
To discuss the use of drugs in the educational institutions in Lahore as reported in media
Out of Order
8
To discuss media reports that 41 out of Pakistan’s 64 banned outfits are operating on Facebook
Out of Order
9
To discuss the implications of the statement made by the External Affairs Minister of India that legally Pakistan cannot take the Kashmir issue in the International Court of Justice
Out of Order
10
To discuss the implications of the statement made by the External Affairs Minister of India that legally Pakistan cannot take the Kashmir issue in the International Court of Justice
Out of Order

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
3
The mal-functioning of 70 water pumps and 13 water tankers and overall shortage of water in Islamabad, which is reportedly 21 million gallons per day
Interior and Narcotics Control Disposed off
3
The statements of Saudi Authorities that the Islamic Military Alliance will not restrict only to terrorist organizations like ISIS and Al-Qaeda but it will also take action against the rebel groups posing threat to any Member Country, on the request of that Country, as reported in media
Foreign Affairs Deffered
5
The statements of Saudi Authorities that the Islamic Military Alliance will not restrict only to terrorist organizations like ISIS and Al-Qaeda but it will also take action against the rebel groups posing threat to any Member Country, on the request of that Country, as reported in media
Foreign Affairs Disposed off
5
The killing of fifteen Indians in the recent massive ordnance air blast attack by the US military in Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan which shows the involvement of India in terrorist activities in the region in collaboration with Taliban
Foreign Affairs Disposed off
6
The non-functioning of Passport Office established in Harnai, District Musakhel
Interior and Narcotics Control Disposed off
6
The imposition of ban on foreign tourists to visit Gilgit Baltistan without getting NOC from the Ministry of Interior
Interior and Narcotics Control Disposed off
8
The underutilization of power by the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as allocated by the National Power Control Centre (NPCC), the balance being drawn by DISCOs in Punjab and the failure of the Government to take any corrective measure to mitigate this issue despite its acceptance by the Ministry
Water & Power Reffered To Committee
8
The killing of innocent Pakistanis in the recent outbreak of violent firing on Line of Control by the Indian Forces
Defence Pending
9
the alleged embezzlement of Rupees 134 billion by National and International Gas Companies which extracted and sold oil for last 6 years while according to law they can extract and sale oil only for two years
Petroleum and Natural Resources Disposed off
9
The rustication of students belonging to Sindh and Balochistan by the administration of Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
Federal Education and Professional Training Disposed off
10
The activities of 41 banned outfits operating openly on the Facebook
Cabinet Secretariat Disposed off
10
The statement made by the U.S Intelligence Chief during meeting of U.S Senate Armed Services Committee that India may launch aggressive action inside Pakistan on the pretext of stopping cross border attacks and the exchange of artillery shells on the LoC by India and Pakistan may lead to direct conflict between two nuclear States
Foreign Affairs Deffered
11
The report of World Health Organization (WHO) according to which Pakistan is ranked as 4th worst country affected by air pollution
Climate Change Division Disposed off

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Finance Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
11 The Post Office (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Referred the bill to Committee
11 The Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Bill, 2017 Government Referred the bill to Committee
11 The Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Passed

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 This House expresses its profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Member National Assembly and former Senator Abdul Rahim Khan Mandokhel. Late Mr. Abdul Rahim Khan Mandokhel was born on 15th June, 1932 at Omza Mersenzai Zhob. He was a law graduate. He served as Vice President of Pakhunkhwa National Awami Party from 1974 to 1986 and as Senior Deputy Chairman Pakhunkhwa -Mili-Awami-Itehad Parti from 1986 to 1989. He was Senior Deputy Chairman Pakhunkhwa Mili Awami Party since 1989. He was elected as Member Senator of Pakistan from 1991 to 1997. He remained Member Provincial Assembly Balochistan from 1997 to 1999. He was re-elected to the Senate of Pakistan on general seat from 2006 to 2012. He was elected as Member National Assembly from NA-260 in General Elections of 2013. Mr. Mandokhel struggled throughout his life for the rights of the downtrodden people and never compromised on principles. He was known for his indefatigable efforts for the welfare of the Pashtoons. The unprecedented services of the deceased for stability of democracy in the country will always be remembered. While sharing the loss sustained by his family members, his party and the nation as a whole, this House expresses its heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family. We pray to Allah Almighty to shower His infinite blessings upon him and may his soul rest in eternal peace (Ameen) Government Adopted
10 To condemn the terrorist incident on the Parliament of Iran the mousseline of Imam Khomeini and to show solidarity with the people of Iran Government Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
2
The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
2
The Committee on Point of Public Importance raised by Senator Dr. Jehanzeb Jamaldini in the House on 10th January, 2017, regarding amnesty scheme for motor vehicles
Presented
2
under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the special report of the Committee on payments made to clear the circular debt of the power sector amounting to Rs. 480 billion during the year 2013, presented to the House on 15th May, 2017
Presented
3
The Committee on the issue of “an advertisement whereby the outsourcing of the airports of the country has been advertised” pointed out by Senator Taj Haider on 16th February, 2017
Presented
3
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Special Committee on the Calling Attention Notice moved by Senator Saleem Mandviwala on his behalf and on behalf of Senators Shahi Syed, Mir Muhammad Yousaf Badini and Muhammad Yousaf referred by the House on 15th February, 2017, regarding “the sale of PIA Airbus A-310 to a German Firm in violation of PPRA rules”, may be extended for a further period of thirty working days with effect from 1st June, 2017
Extension Granted
3
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 51, asked by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan on 12th April, 2017, regarding the acreage of land leased out by NHA along the GT road from Peshawar to Lahore since 2000, may be extended for a period of sixty working days with effect from 10th June, 2017
Extension Granted
4
The Right to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
4
The Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 203, asked by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati on 17th March, 2017, regarding the details of cases and violation of CDA by-laws etc. by various shopping malls and hotels in Islamabad during the last two years including Safa Gold Mall and Grand Hayat
Presented
5
The Islamabad Capital Territory Senior Citizens Board Bill, 2017
Presented
6
The National Health Care Bill, 2017
Presented
6
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2017
Extension Granted
7
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 73, asked by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan on 12th January, 2017, regarding the details of income and expenditures of the Pakistan Cricket Board during the last five years, may be extended for a further period of thirty working days with effect from 7 th June, 2017
Extension Granted
7
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committees on the Premarital Blood Screening (Family Laws Amendment) Bill, 2016, referred by the House for joint consideration, may be extended for a further period of sixty working days with effect from 5th June, 2017
Extension Granted
8
The Committee on the breach of privilege of the Senate by the Joint Secretary (Legal), Ministry of Interior, by obstructing the proceedings of the House by not providing reply to Senate starred question No. 7, asked by Senator Nisar Muhammad, regarding the compensation paid to the heirs of martyrs of Army Public School, Peshawar, which was set down for answering on 11th April, 2017
Presented
8
The Committee on the breach of privilege of the Senate due to non-provision of reply to part (c) of starred question No. 23, asked by Senator Farhatullah Babar on 11th April, 2017, as well as missing of the same in the brief for the Minister
Presented
8
The Committee on the breach of privilege of the Senate by the Secretary, Ministry of National Food Security and Research and by the Heads of PARC, PASSCO, FWMC, DPP, NVL, PODB, API, LDDB, AQD, FDB and FSC&RD by providing incomplete reply to Senate starred question No. 55, asked by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan, set down for answering on 12th April, 2017
Presented
8
The Committee on the breach of privilege of the Senate by the Secretary, Ministry of Defence, by not providing reply to Senate starred question No. 90, asked by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan, set down for answering on 19th April, 2017
Presented
8
The Committee on a point of public importance raised by Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel on 20th December, 2016 regarding “Ministry of Defence has ordered the residents of Cantonment areas of Loralai to vacate the same despite the fact that the land has been allotted to them for 100 years
Presented
8
The Committee on the mid-year review of budget of the Ministry of Defence, in terms of sub-rule (4) of rule 166 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012
Presented
9
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committee on the breach of privilege of the House by the Secretary, Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination, Islamabad, by providing incorrect and incomplete reply to Senate starred question No. 52, asked by Senator Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh, set down for answering on 12th April, 2017, may be extended for a period of forty five working days with effect from 12th June, 2017
Extension Granted
9
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committee on the breach of privilege of the Senate by the Ministry of Finance and National Bank of Pakistan by not acting upon the Ruling of the Chairman Senate dated 4th November, 2016, regarding taking action against the officers /officials of the Ministry of Finance and the National Bank of Pakistan who had drafted and approved the misleading answer to starred question No. 4, set down for answering on 6th September, 2016, for placing the same before the Parliament, may be extended for a further period of forty five working days with effect from 30th June, 2017
Extension Granted
9
under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time 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 Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research on the matter of proposed conversion of 1400 acres of NARC land by CDA into residential / commercial plots, may be extended for a further period of forty five working Days with effect from 29th June, 2017
Extension Granted
9
The Right of Access to Information Bill, 2017
Presented
9
The Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
10
The Defamation (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
10
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
10
The Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 55, asked by Senator Nauman Wazir Khattak on 10th January, 2017, regarding the number of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Established / Notified in the country so far
Presented
10
The Committee on the proposals for making recommendations on the Finance Bill, 2017, containing the Annual Budget Statement
Presented
11
under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the report of the Committee on the point of public importance raised by Senator Dr. Jehanzeb Jamaldini in the House on 10th January, 2017, regarding amnesty scheme for motor vehicles, presented to the House on 29th May, 2017, be considered and adopted
Referred back the report to the Committee