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Senate Assembly   |     Oct 23, 2017 To Nov 10, 2017     |     Session No: 269     |     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
23 Oct, 2017 1 03:00 03:00 00:00 08:31 5:18 0:13
24 Oct, 2017 2 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:20 2:46 0:34
25 Oct, 2017 3 03:00 03:00 00:00 07:27 3:54 0:33
26 Oct, 2017 4 03:00 03:02 00:02 04:51 1:49 0:00
27 Oct, 2017 5 10:00 10:00 00:00 12:51 2:51 0:00
30 Oct, 2017 6 03:30 03:30 00:00 07:40 3:58 0:12
31 Oct, 2017 7 03:00 03:00 00:00 07:14 3:57 0:17
01 Nov, 2017 8 03:00 03:00 00:00 07:41 4:27 0:14
02 Nov, 2017 9 03:00 03:03 00:03 07:22 4:03 0:16
03 Nov, 2017 10 10:00 10:03 00:03 01:08 3:05 0:00
06 Nov, 2017 11 03:30 03:30 00:00 07:02 3:20 0:12
07 Nov, 2017 12 03:00 03:11 00:11 07:27 3:53 0:23
08 Nov, 2017 13 03:00 03:06 00:06 07:38 4:22 0:10
09 Nov, 2017 14 03:00 03:07 00:07 06:47 3:28 0:12
10 Nov, 2017 15 10:00 10:15 00:15 10:50 0:35 0:00
Total/Average 0:03 51:46 3:16

  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

Absent

5:18 0:00 0:00 0:00 3:06 0:00
2

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:46 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:16 0:34
3

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:54 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:16 1:00
4

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

0:39 0:00 1:10 0:18 1:32 1:00
5

Present

Absent

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Absent

Present

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2:51 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:51 1:52
6

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

3:58 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:46 0:00
7

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

2:49 1:08 0:00 0:00 2:14 0:00
8

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:19 1:08 0:00 0:00 1:45 0:16
9

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:56 1:07 0:00 0:00 1:40 0:52
10

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:05 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:50 1:27
11

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

3:20 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:31
12

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:49 1:04 0:00 0:00 0:33 1:08
13

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:17 0:00 1:05 0:00 1:20 1:10
14

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

2:43 0:00 0:45 0:00 1:43 0:00
15

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

0:35 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00

No. of Sittings Attended

15

5

15

1

13

10

Total Time

44:19

4:27

3:00

0:18

23:52

10:50


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 16 14 83 3
2 15 12 72 2
3 13 12 69 3
4 14 22 68 3
5 12 14 55 2
6 16 12 64 2
7 11 13 66 2
8 14 12 67 2
9 15 11 70 2
10 13 12 54 2
11 16 12 67 2
12 10 13 72 2
13 8 12 72 2
14 8 13 63 2
15 11 26 38 1
Average Attendance 13 14 65 2

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PML-N 27 16 9 2
PPPP 26 16 8 2
IND 10 6 4 1
MQM 8 5 2 0
PTI 7 6 1 0
ANP 6 4 1 1
JUI 5 3 2 1
PML 4 2 1 1
NP 3 2 1 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 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

Absent

Absent

Absent

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2

Absent

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3

Absent

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4

Absent

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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11

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12

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13

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14

Absent

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15

Absent

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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 Federal Education and Professional Training 9 0 9
2 Communication 2 0 2
2 Inter-Provincial Coordination 4 0 4
2 National Food Security and Research 1 0 1
2 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 9 0 9
2 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 4 0 4
2 Postal Services 1 0 1
3 Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs 15 0 15
3 Planning, Development and Reform 3 0 3
3 Privatization 2 0 2
4 Aviation Division 1 0 1
4 Cabinet Division 10 0 10
4 Capital Administration and Development Division 10 0 10
4 Commerce 2 0 2
4 Establishment Division 2 0 2
4 Information Technology and Telecommunication 2 0 2
5 Energy 4 0 4
5 Housing & Works 3 0 3
5 Human Rights 2 0 2
5 Law and Justice 1 0 1
5 Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony 4 0 4
7 Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage 6 0 6
7 Interior 46 0 46
7 Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan 1 0 1
7 Narcotics Control 1 0 1
7 Railways 4 0 4
7 States and Frontier Regions 1 0 1
8 Federal Education and Professional Training 2 0 2
8 Communication 4 0 4
8 Foreign Affairs 3 0 3
8 Inter-Provincial Coordination 1 0 1
8 Maritime Affairs 1 0 1
8 National Food Security and Research 1 0 1
8 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 3 0 3
8 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 4 0 4
8 Postal Services 2 0 2
9 Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs 10 0 10
9 Industries & Production 4 0 4
9 Planning, Development and Reform 5 0 5
9 Science and Technology 2 0 2
10 Aviation Division 5 0 5
10 Cabinet Division 3 0 3
10 Capital Administration and Development Division 6 0 6
10 Commerce and Textile 10 0 10
10 Information Technology and Telecommunication 1 0 1
12 Energy 18 0 18
12 Housing & Works 7 0 7
12 Human Rights 1 0 1
12 Law and Justice 2 0 2
12 Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony 2 0 2
12 Water Resources 2 0 2
13 Defence 1 0 1
13 Defence Production 1 0 1
13 Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage 2 0 2
13 Interior 21 0 21
13 Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan 1 0 1
13 Railways 7 0 7
14 Federal Education and Professional Training 4 0 4
14 Communication 3 0 3
14 Inter-Provincial Coordination 2 0 2
14 Maritime Affairs 1 0 1
14 National Food Security and Research 1 0 1
14 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 4 0 4
14 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 1 0 1
15 Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs 7 0 7
15 Planning, Development and Reform 1 0 1
Total306 0 306

  Privilege Motion

Sitting No. Privilege Motion Status
2
Against Mr. Shahid Satar, Head of PAK-PWD, Hazara Division, Mr. Wajid Ali, Assistant Executive Engineer, Hazara Division and Mr. Arbab Shahrukh, Secretary Ministry of Housing and Works due to non-provision of relevant documents to the Member pertaining to the allocation/release of funds for development work in NA-21 since, 2013
Reffered to Committee
3
Against the PIA Management due to non-compliance of the direction of the Special Committee on performance of PIA regarding the submission of reports on the alleged seizure of heroin at the Heathrow Airport London from PIA flight at the earliest; regarding Inviting of a lady passenger in the cockpit by the PIA pilot during flight on 06.05.2017 compromises the safety of the passenger; and regarding sleeping of a senior pilot during the PIA flight PK-785 compromising the safety of the passengers, on 26-04-2017
Reffered to Committee
3
Against the Secretary Aviation Division/Acting Chairman PIA due to non-implementation on the recommendations of the Special Committee on performance of PIA contained in its report adopted by the House on 17-03-2017
Reffered to Committee

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
To discuss the tragic incident of oil tanker accident at Ahmedpur Sharqia and the inefficiency of law enforcement agencies to deal with such incidents
Withdrawn
2
To discuss the illegal practices of DISCOS about passing on the impact of the inefficiency in power sector amounting to Rs. 131 billion to power consumers
Deferred
2
To discuss the overall performance and progress of the Capital Development Authority (CDA)
Withdrawn
3
To discuss the non-construction of Burma Pull situated on Lehtrar road in Islamabad, which was damaged in 2011
Not Taken Up
3
To discuss the illegal practices of DISCOs about passing on the impact of the inefficiency in power sector amounting to Rs. 131 billion to power consumers
Deferred
3
To discuss the reports that water scarcity and water borne diseases are causing serious economic and health crisis in the country
Admitted for Discussion
3
To discuss the lack of beds for patients and other medical equipment in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH), Islamabad
Debated
4
To discuss the need to point out the means of availability of extremist ideology and literature to the students and the role of religious, security and educational institutions in this regard
Admitted for Discussion
4
To discuss the statement of the Foreign Minister made in USA whereby he not only endorsed the demand of “Do More” by the US but also admitted the presence of Haqani network in Pakistan
Deferred
4
To discuss various financial challenges i.e., increase in external debts, decrease in remittances and increase in oil price due to which financial and fiscal indicators are showing alarming fiscal situation of the country
Deferred
5
To discuss the repeated statements of Government functionaries that Pakistanis do not pay taxes whereas the reality is quite opposite to this accusation as around 58 million Pakistanis are working as Government servants who pay huge taxes
Withdrawn
5
To discuss the statement of the Foreign Minister made in USA whereby he not only endorsed the demand of “Do More” by the US but also admitted the presence of Haqani network in Pakistan
Dropped
5
To discuss various financial challenges i.e., increase in external debts, decrease in remittances and increase in oil price due to which financial and fiscal indicators are showing alarming fiscal situation of the country
Admitted for Discussion
7
To discuss the non- profitability of FTAs with China, non-utilization of concessions granted by China under the first phase of these agreements, need to review / revise the existing FTA agreements which are not promoting value added exports and the serious concerns regarding the promotion of local industry of Pakistan
Admitted for Discussion
7
To discuss the increase in prices of petroleum products which has placed extra burden on the poor segments of society
Deferred
7
To discuss the interim award issued by London Court of International Arbitration on 8th June, 2017 in favour of nine IPPs directing Pakistan to immediately pay 10.977 billion rupees and to further discuss the need of Parliamentary oversight in key international arbitration cases
Deferred
8
To discuss the illegal practices of DISCOs about passing on the impact of the inefficiency in power sector amounting to Rs. 131 billion to power consumers
Withdrawn
8
To discuss the increase in prices of petroleum products which has placed extra burden on the poor segments of society
Admitted for Discussion
8
To discuss the interim award issued by London Court of International Arbitration on 8th June, 2017 in favour of nine IPPs directing Pakistan to immediately pay 10.977 billion rupees and to further discuss the need of Parliamentary oversight in key international arbitration cases
Not Taken Up
8
Significance of the BRICS declaration with particular reference to China’s view point about Pakistan and the diplomatic strategy of the Government in this regard
Debated
9
To discuss the interim award issued by London Court of International Arbitration on 8th June, 2017 in favour of nine IPPs directing Pakistan to immediately pay 10.977 billion rupees and to further discuss the need of Parliamentary oversight in key international arbitration cases
Admitted for Discussion
9
To discuss the statement of Indian Air Force Chief made on 5th October, 2017, that Indian Air Force has the capability to strike nuclear sites in Pakistan and they are ready for a full spectrum operation
Not Taken Up
9
To discuss the recent move of the Federal Government to delink petroleum and gas Authority from provincial oversight which is not only a direct violation of the Constitution but will also create trust deficit between the Centre and the Provinces
Not Taken Up
9
Significance of the BRICS declaration with particular reference to China’s view point about Pakistan and the diplomatic strategy of the Government in this regard
Not Taken Up
9
The reports that water scarcity and water borne diseases are causing serious economic and health crisis in the country
Not Taken Up
10
To discuss the statement of US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs about the stability of the Government of Pakistan and the warning to bear consequences of not implementing the demands of US Administration
Not Taken Up
10
To discuss the recent move of the Federal Government to delink petroleum and gas Authority from provincial oversight which is not only a direct violation of the Constitution but will also create trust deficit between the Centre and the Provinces
Deferred
10
To discuss the statement of US Secretary of State for Defence that One Belt One Road project will pass through the disputed territories which is an attempt to sabotage the CPEC
Disposed off
10
Significance of the BRICS declaration with particular reference to China’s view point about Pakistan and the diplomatic strategy of the Government in this regard
Not Taken Up
10
The need to point out the means of availability of extremist ideology and literature to the students and the role of religious, security and educational institutions in this regard
Debated
10
To discuss the interim award issued by London Court of International Arbitration on 8th June, 2017 in favour of nine IPPs directing Pakistan to immediately pay 10.977 billion rupees and to further discuss the need of Parliamentary oversight in key international arbitration cases
Withdrawn
12
To discuss the situation arising out of reservations expressed by various quarters on conducting of the recent census 2017
Admitted for Discussion
12
To discuss the statement of Indian Air Force Chief made on 5th October, 2017, that Indian Air Force has the capability to strike nuclear sites in Pakistan and they are ready for a full spectrum operation
Not Taken Up
12
To discuss the different policies and strategies of NAB in dealing with the corruption cases in Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan
Not Taken Up
12
Significance of the BRICS declaration with particular reference to China’s view point about Pakistan and the diplomatic strategy of the Government in this regard
Debated
12
The reports that water scarcity and water borne diseases are causing serious economic and health crisis in the country
Debated
13
To discuss the statement of Indian Air Force Chief made on 5th October, 2017, that Indian Air Force has the capability to strike nuclear sites in Pakistan and they are ready for a full spectrum operation
Withdrawn
13
To discuss the recent move of the Federal Government to delink petroleum and gas Authority from provincial oversight which is not only a direct violation of the Constitution but will also create trust deficit between the Centre and the Provinces
Admitted for Discussion
13
To discuss the different policies and strategies of NAB in dealing with the corruption cases in Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan
Not Taken Up
13
To discuss the situation arising out of reservations expressed by various quarters on conducting of the recent census 2017
Debated
14
To discuss the alarming scam of corruption, misappropriation and mismanagement in UBL and HBL; concerns of International Agencies about the management of these banks and the degree of disgrace these private entities have caused to the national prestige of the country
Out of Order
14
To discuss the statement of former President of Afghanistan revealing that the number of ISIS persons in Afghanistan is more than the Taliban; USA is supporting and providing arms to ISIS in Afghanistan and ISIS is using helicopters and other military facilities of USA
Out of Order
14
To discuss the variant policies and strategies of NAB to deal with the corruption cases in Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan
Out of Order
14
To discuss the situation arising out of reservations expressed by various quarters on conducting of the recent census 2017
Debated
14
To discuss the decision of the International Court of Justice to stay the execution of death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Taken Up
15
To discuss the far reaching implications of award of more than 800 million USD along-with future markup given by International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes against Pakistan in the case of Karkey Rental Power Project
Not Taken Up
15
To discuss the situation arising out of a reported Memorandum of DG, IB wherein names of 37 Parliamentarians have been mentioned allegedly to have their nexus with banned outfits and their involvement in illicit and disreputable activities
Not Taken Up
15
To discuss eating up of foreign exchange reserves by external debt payments and current account deficit making it inevitable for the country to seek another bailout package from the IMF to avert an impending balance of payment crisis
Not Taken Up

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
2
The recent increase in power tariff which will have negative and detrimental effect on already crippled industry
Energy Not Taken Up
2
The vacant post of the Chairman, Council of Islamic Ideology
Law and Justice Disposed off
3
The Price Review Notice to re-negotiate the contract price of LNG set between Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Qatar Gas on 10th February, 2016 according to which the contract price of LNG cannot be re-negotiated earlier than 2026
Energy Not Taken Up
3
The reported population of Islamabad which is more than two millions as per Census, 2017, whereas there are only two Government hospitals in Islamabad i.e. Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH) and Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) to cater for the medical needs of the inhabitants of Islamabad
Capital Administration and Development Division Disposed off
4
The Price Review Notice to re-negotiate the contract price of LNG set between Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Qatar Gas on 10th February, 2016 according to which the contract price of LNG cannot be re-negotiated earlier than 2026
Energy Disposed off
4
The non-construction of Burma Pull situated on Lehtrar road in Islamabad, which was damaged in 2011
Capital Administration and Development Division Not Taken Up
5
The non-construction of Burma Pull situated on Lehtrar road in Islamabad, which was damaged in 2011
Capital Administration and Development Division Not Taken Up
5
The current status of long standing under construction Chashma-Zhob power transmission line
Not Applicable Not Taken Up
7
The migration of about 70,000 people of Hazara Community of Balochistan to Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand and other countries due to their persecution
Interior Not Taken Up
7
The spending of Rupees 15 million by the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) on the purchase of sub-standard horticulture machinery and equipment in violation of PEPRA Rules
Interior Disposed off
8
The missing of three women along-with their three children belonging to District Awaran on 30th October, 2017, who were in Quetta in connection with medical treatment
Interior Taken Up
8
A news item wherein it has been reported that the Chinese Ambassador has written a letter to the Foreign Office informing that a terrorist belonging to Turkistan Islamic Movement has entered into Pakistan to target the Chinese Ambassador and the Chinese workers working in Pakistan on various projects which reflects the failure of Pakistani Law Enforcement / Intelligence Agencies which could not intercept the entry of the terrorist as same was reported by the Chinese Ambassador
Interior Not Taken Up
9
The failure of the Government to develop a mechanism to monitor air pollution in Pakistan and the absence of any policy to curb high levels of air pollution
Climate Change Division Disposed off
9
The non-construction of Burma Pull situated on Lehtrar road in Islamabad, which was damaged in 2011
Capital Administration and Development Division Disposed off
10
The increase in epidemic disease of HIV / AIDS as according to recently held survey Pakistan is one of the few countries where number of HIV patients is increasing and the pattern of disease is changing which will spread if immediate steps will not be taken
National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Disposed off
10
The claim of ISIS that they have killed two Chinese workers having been abducted in June, 2017 and the confirmation of this claim by the Foreign Office as published in print media on 31st October, 2017
Interior Deffered
12
The recent increase in power tariff which will have negative and detrimental effect on already crippled industry
Cabinet Secretariat Disposed off
12
The current status of long standing under construction Chashma-Zhob power transmission line
Power Disposed off
13
The covering of space of bourns by filing them with sand and narrowing small streams to acquire free land by the land mafia in Islamabad
Capital Administration and Development Division Disposed off
13
The recent recommendations of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Board about the policy for admission into private medical colleges for 2017-18 which being tilted heavily in favor of private medical colleges causing great concern amongst the young students and their families aspiring for admission into medical colleges
National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Disposed off
14
The migration of about 70,000 people of Hazara Community of Balochistan to Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand and other countries due to their persecution
Interior Disposed off
14
The vacant post of CEO, National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST) despite the fact that the process for the recruitment of suitable candidate was finalized six months ago due to which the working and objective of the department is suffering badly
Planning, Development and Reform Not Taken Up
15
The vacant post of CEO, National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST) despite the fact that the process for the recruitment of suitable candidate was finalized six months ago due to which the working and objective of the department is suffering badly
Planning, Development and Reform Not Taken Up
15
The failure of Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) to publish its annual reports of last nine years
Climate Change Division Not Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Prevention and Management of Conflict of Interest Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Passed
1 The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of Article 153) Private Introduced
1 The Federal Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Islamabad Capital Territory Senior Citizens Welfare Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Deferred
1 The National Commission on the Status of Women (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
1 The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of sections 154 and 156 and insertion of new section 154A) Private Withdrawn
1 The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of sections 46 and 57) Private Withdrawn
1 The Islamabad Consumers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The National Health Care Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The Defamation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The Financial Institutions (Recovery of Finances) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of section 2) Private Withdrawn
2 The Public Interest Disclosures Bill, 2017 Government Passed
2 The Auditor-General’s (Functions, Powers and Terms and Conditions of Service) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
2 The Pakistan Tobacco Board (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
3 The Apprenticeship Bill, 2017 Government Introduced
6 The Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Passed
6 The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Deferred
6 The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of sections 273, 274, 275) Private Withdrawn
6 The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (Insertion of sections 320A and 337JJ) Private Withdrawn
10 The Marine Insurance Bill, 2017 Government Passed
11 The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Dropped
11 The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
11 The Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Insertion of new section 48A and amendment of section 241) Private Introduced
11 The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Introduced
11 The Islamabad Capital Territory Shops, Business and Industrial Establishments (Security) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Passed
11 The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Passed
11 The Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
11 The Smuggling of Migrants Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
11 The Islamabad Restriction on Employment of Children Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
11 The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (Amendment in section 364A) Private Deferred
11 The Islamabad Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
11 The Prevention of Witchcraft Bill, 2017 Private Not Taken Up

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 This House recommends that the Government should direct the office of the AGPR to ensure autonomy of the Election Commission of Pakistan in financial matters to enable it to perform without any hindrance Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the National Cadet Corps (NCC) should be re-introduced in all public and private Higher Secondary educational institutions in the country Private Dropped
1 This House recommends that the Government should take appropriate steps to reduce the expenditures for Hajj under the Government scheme Private Dropped
1 This House recommends that all public sector universities and colleges should make arrangements for admission tests at provincial headquarters Private Dropped
1 This House recommends that the Federal Government should establish separate university for women in every district of the country Private Deferred
1 The Senate of Pakistan is of the opinion that conversion of National Highway from Karachi to Hyderabad into motorway will create many problems and hardships for light traffic as it will not be able to handle all traffic, the heavy as well as light traffic. The House recommends that the Government should construct a separate motorway to connect Karachi with other parts of the country Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should take necessary steps to improve the performance of the Pakistan Cotton Standard Institute, Karachi Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that three different slabs be made for tariff of natural gas in Balochistan for domestic consumers i.e. from 0 to 500 mcf, 501 to 1000 mcf and 1001 mcf and above Private Deferred
1 The House recommends that teaching of fundamental rights and traffic rules be made compulsory part of the syllabus of Pakistan Studies at Matric and Intermediate level in all public and private sector educational institutions under the administrative control of the Federal Government Private Dropped
1 The House recommends that the Government should ban the import of luxury items including exotic fruit in view of the increasing gap between imports and exports and their adverse effects on the local production of the same in the country Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that separate counters should be established for women in NADRA offices in District Mansehra Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that biometric system should be installed in all the Federal Government hospitals to ensure attendance in time and presence during working hours of the employees of those hospitals Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should take immediate steps for the revival of sick or closed, sustainable textile units for the economic benefits of the country Private Adopted
5 Condemning the atrocities of India in Occupied Kashmir Government Adopted
6 This House recommends that the Federal Government should establish separate university for women in every district of the country Private Dropped
6 This House recommends that three different slabs be made for tariff of natural gas in Balochistan for domestic consumers i.e. from 0 to 500 mcf, 501 to 1000 mcf and 1001 mcf and above Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that the Government should take necessary steps to provide state of the art medical equipments and improve maintenance of the existing equipments in Hospitals in Islamabad Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that the Government should take immediate steps to mark zebra crossings on all roads in Islamabad to facilitate the commuters Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that the Government should conduct an inquiry into the matters pertaining to the release of Raymond Davis, a U.S national, who was involved in a case of double murder, in the light of disclosures made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs in his statement on a calling attention notice which was taken up in the House on 25th August, 2017 and present the report thereof to the House Private Dropped
6 The House recommends that the Government should launch a Special housing scheme for low income people in Islamabad Private Dropped
6 This House recommends that necessary amendments may be made in the relevant laws to make provision of stringent punishment for those manufacturing spurious and sub-standard drugs in the country Private Adopted
11 The House recommends that ban should be imposed on conversion of agricultural land and hills, under the administrative control of the Federal Government, into residential and commercial land Private Adopted
11 This House recommends that the Government should launch a separate channel of PTV for children to foster their interest in education, science, general knowledge and creativity and to inculcate in them the true spirit of culture, identity and ideology of Pakistan Private Adopted
11 This House recommends that the Government should pay the amount of Rental Ceiling to the Government employees along-with their salaries to enable them to hire private accommodations without unnecessary official bottlenecks Private Adopted
11 Cognizant of the fact that maritime industry is a dynamic component in the socio-economic configuration of a maritime nation; Realizing that Pakistan has a great strategic location and is blessed with a long coastline and abundant maritime resources which have not yet been utilized to its full potential; Mindful of the fact that with the onset of CPEC, maritime activities in Pakistan will increase manifold and the cooperation between ports and shipping industry would become more important for systematic development of maritime sector of the country; Recognizing the importance of maritime sector in the country’s economy, this House recommends that an over-arching coordinating body namely,- The Pakistan Maritime Authority” should be established to help resolve governance and communication issues amongst various departments, sectors and Ministries, to ensure adherence to policy guidelines, timely planning for anticipated events and prevention of miscommunication and information gaps which will ultimately serve to bolster the country’s economy Private Deferred
11 The House recommends that the Government should make arrangements to set up a branch of National Bank of Pakistan at Mangal Mela of Tehsil Domail in District Bannu Private Deferred
14 Paying tribute to the legendary scholar Muhammad Ibrahim Joyo who had passed away Private Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
1
The Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
2
To present report of the Committee on the subject matter of an Adjournment Motion moved by Senator Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh on 25th August, 2017, regarding the impact of third tier Federal Excise Duty (FED) on tobacco products
Presented
2
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 Bill to prohibit the business and practices of private money-lending and advancing loans and transactions based on interest [The Islamabad Capital Territory Prohibition of Interest on Private Loans Bill, 2017], introduced by Senator Sirajul Haq, on 28th August, 2017, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 28th October, 2017
Extension Granted
2
The Annual Report for the year 2016-2017 of the Central Board of Directors of the State Bank of Pakistan on the state of the Economy, as required under section 9A(2) of the State Bank of Pakistan Act, 1956
Laid
4
Special Committee to examine the issue of non-implementation of the decisions of the House on which the concerned Ministries failed to report, to present report of the Special Committee
Presented
5
The Marine Insurance Bill, 2017
Presented
7
The Committee on the question of breach of privilege of the House due to provision of incorrect information in reply to starred question No. 8, asked by Senator Farhatullah Babar on 22nd August, 2017, regarding malpractices and irregularities in Aero Medical Department of Civil Aviation Authority
Presented
7
The Committee on the question of 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 of dated 4th November, 2016, regarding taking action against the persons /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
Presented
7
The Prevention of Witchcraft Bill, 2017
Presented
7
The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
7
The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
8
The Committee on the issue of Plight of Rohingya Muslims, along with joint resolution passed by the Committee
Presented
8
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 supplementary questions to starred question No. 130, pertaining to fertilizers and movement of urea in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, asked by Senators Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel and Hasil Khan Bizenjo on 25th August, 2017, may be extended for a further period of forty five working days with effect from 7th November, 2017
Extension Granted
8
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 sixty working days with effect from 25th November, 2017
Extension Granted
10
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 Bill further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 [The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 255), introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, on 20th March, 2017, may be extended for a further period of sixty working days with effect from 14th November, 2017
Extension Granted
12
The Committee on the matter of non-payment of three percent regulatory duty by the regulatory agencies i.e. SECP, NEPRA, OGRA, PTA and PEMRA of their annual fees to the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) under the CCP Act
Presented
12
The Protection of Economic Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Extension Granted
12
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 Calling Attention Notice moved by Senator Hidayat Ullah regarding pending approval of 7500 sanctioned new posts (SNEs) for FATA which have already been approved by the FATA Secretariat and the Ministry of SAFRON, referred to the Committee on 21st September, 2017, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 20th November, 2017
Extension Granted
12
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. 113, asked by Senator Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar on 15th September, 2017, regarding the case of non-approval for deputing the Motorway Police personnel at Kuchlak-Zhob and Saranan-Chaman Highway, may be extended for a period of sixty working days with effect from 15th November, 2017
Extension Granted
12
The Annual Report of the National Commission on the Status of Women for the year 2015-16, as required under sub-section (2) of section 16 of the National Commission on the Status of Women Act, 2012
Laid
13
The Committee on the Bill further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan [The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 63A), introduced by Senator Farhatullah Babar, on 21st August, 2017
Presented
13
The Committee on the Bill further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan [The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 63A), introduced by Senator Nawabzada Saifullah Magsi, on 21st August, 2017
Presented
14
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 Committee on National Food Security and Research on the matter of cancellation of lease agreement of 1400 acres of land leased out to NARC and proposed conversion of the same into residential / commercial plots, may be extended for a further period of twenty five working days with effect from 25th November, 2017
Extension Granted
15
The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Not Taken Up
15
To present report of the Committee on the Calling Attention Notice moved by Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq on 20th January, 2017 regarding the granting of equivalence certificates to O and A level students by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) and referred to the Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination on 9th August, 2017 on the recommendation of the Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training
Not Taken Up
15
To present report of the Committee on the subject matter of starred question No. 175, pertaining to number of Pakistani chairs in foreign universities lying vacant for the last many years, the reasons thereof and the steps being taken by the Government to fill the same, asked by Senator Nuzhat Sadiq on 3rd November, 2017
Not Taken Up
15
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 issue raised by Senator Rubina Irfan on 18th September, 2017 regarding “the incident of dacoity took place at her residence in Balochistan and the mishandling of the case by the Balochistan Police despite knowing about the culprits”, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 17th November, 2017
Not Taken Up
15
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 on a matter raised by Senator Maulana Hafiz Hamdullah on 20th September, 2017 regarding “Gharang Check Post of FC in Balochistan due to which long queues of vehicles is a daily routine causing great problems to the people of the areas”, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 19th November, 2017
Not Taken Up
15
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 on a matter of “Grievances of media persons regarding attack on Mr. Ahmed Norani, a Journalist in Islamabad” raised in the House on 30th October, 2017, may be extended for a period of thirty working days with effect from 19th November, 2017
Not Taken Up
15
The half yearly report of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in respect of its activities as required under section 53 of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 (XL of 2016)
Not Taken Up

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
1
The House may discuss the progress made so far in revitalizing the Asian Parliamentary Assembly after active involvement of Pakistan
Debated
1
This House may discuss the reasons for imposition of various taxes through electricity bills
Debated
1
The House may discuss the situation arising out of non-announcement of NFC Award and announcing the Budget 2017-18 without announcing that Award
Debated
1
This House may discuss the need and importance of effective management of borders with Iran and Afghanistan
Deferred
1
This House may discuss the ways and means to promote tree plantation culture in the country
Dropped
1
The House may discuss the issue of cartelization in the industrial sector with particular reference to the Cement and automobile sector where the consumers have to pay higher prices of commodities
Debated
1
The House may discuss the situation arising out of increasing fiscal and current account deficit
Dropped
1
The House may discuss the reasons for delay in completion of the Kuchlak Road Housing Scheme and Quetta City Mahal Karakshasa Mouza Kirani Tappa Shadenzai Scheme
Dropped
1
The House may discuss the situation arising out of increasing extremism and intolerance in our society and the ways and means to eliminate the same
Debated
1
This House may discuss the need and importance of security measures to combat emergency situation in commercial buildings specially in hotels in ICT and cantonment areas in the country
Deferred
1
This House may discuss the need for increase in the amount of house building advance to the Government employees
Admitted for Discussion
1
This House may discuss the situation arising out of the continuous unprovoked ceasefire violation being committed by India on both the Line of Control (LOC) and the working boundary
Debated
1
The House may discuss the Education Policy of the Government with particular reference to implementation of Article 25A of the Constitution
Dropped
1
This House may discuss the present position of implementation of land reforms introduced in the country so far and the situation arising out of verdict of Shariat Appellate Court given in 1991 regarding those reforms which practically has made the Article 253 of the Constitution redundant
Admitted for Discussion
6
This House may discuss the need for increase in the amount of house building advance to the Government employees
Debated
6
This House may discuss the present position of implementation of land reforms introduced in the country so far and the situation arising out of verdict of Shariat Appellate Court given in 1991 regarding those reforms which practically has made the Article 253 of the Constitution redundant
Debated
6
This House may discuss the need and importance of effective management of borders with Iran and Afghanistan
Debated
6
This House may discuss the need and importance of security measures to combat emergency situation in commercial buildings specially in hotels in ICT and cantonment areas in the country
Debated
6
This House may discuss the inhuman conditions of brick kilns labourers in the Islamabad Capital Territory
Debated
6
The House may discuss the situation arising out of reservations expressed by concerned quarters on the conduct of the recent census, 2017
Deferred
6
This House may discuss the overall performance of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) with particular reference to its oversight in the matters of availability, quality and increase in prices of medicines
Deferred
6
The House may discuss the poor management of PIA with particular reference to the decision to suspend its flight operation from Lahore to New York by December 2017 due to Rs. 450 million annual losses on the route
Debated
6
This House may discuss the issue of increasing incidents of enforced disappearances in the country with particular reference to the latest disappearance of a foreign family in Lahore and the growing helplessness of state institution to address the same
Not Taken Up
11
The House may discuss the situation arising out of reservations expressed by concerned quarters on the conduct of the recent census, 2017
Deferred
11
This House may discuss the overall performance of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) with particular reference to its oversight in the matters of availability, quality and increase in prices of medicines
Debated
11
This House may discuss the situation arising out of lack of importance by the Government to institutions promoting art and culture in the country
Dropped
11
The House may discuss the need to formulate a strategy for desalinating the sea water for industrial and domestic consumption in view of the likely water scarcity in the country and to establish resources, machinery and expertise required for this purpose
Deferred
11
The House may discuss the effects of climatic changes in the country and the steps taken by the Government to control the same
Dropped
11
This House may discuss the need to establish Independent National Tax Courts in the country to dispose of tax cases quickly and to protect the rights of tax payers
Debated
11
The House may discuss the recent increase made in the prices of electricity @ Rs. 3.90 per unit
Dropped

  Amendment in Rules of Procedure

Sitting No. Amendment in Rules of Procedure Status
13
Amendment in Standing Order No. 2.22 and insertion of new Standing Order Nos. 2.25A and 2.53A, after the existing Standing Order Nos. 2.25 and 2.53 titled the “Attendance of movers in the Committee meetings”, “Leave of absence from the Committee meetings” and “Withdrawal of a Bill from the Committee”
Adopted
13
Under sub-rule (4) of rule 278 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, to move that in rule 100, in sub-rule (1), in paragraph (c), of the said Rules for the full stop occurring at the end, a colon shall be substituted and thereafter, the following new proviso shall be added, namely:- “Provided that if the Committee has recommended that a particular Bill may not be passed by the Senate then the Member-in-Charge may only move the motion mentioned in paragraph (c)”
Adopted

  Motion under Rule 196(1)

Sitting No. Motion under Rule 196(1) Status
9
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 issue of Plight of Rohingya Muslims, along with joint resolution passed by the Committee, presented to the House on 1st November, 2017
Adopted
13
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 the issue of problems being faced by the Oil Sector / Industry in Pakistan which was presented in the House on 9th January, 2017
Adopted
14
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 the matter of non-payment of three percent regulatory duty by the regulatory agencies i.e. SECP, NEPRA, OGRA, PTA and PEMRA of their annual fees to the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) under the CCP Act, presented to the House on 7th November, 2017
Adopted



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