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Senate Assembly   |     Jan 30, 2015 To Feb 06, 2015     |     Session No: 230     |     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
30 Jan, 2015 1 10:00 11:05 01:05 12:40 1:35 0:00
02 Feb, 2015 2 04:00 04:40 00:40 07:41 2:36 0:25
03 Feb, 2015 3 03:00 03:37 00:37 06:55 2:44 0:34
04 Feb, 2015 4 02:00 02:45 00:45 04:10 1:25 0:00
06 Feb, 2015 5 10:30 10:58 00:28 12:35 1:37 0:00
Total/Average 0:43 9:57 0:59

  Attendance

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

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

0:00 1:35 0:00 0:00 1:35 1:35
2

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

0:00 2:36 0:00 0:00 3:01 2:21
3

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

0:00 2:44 0:00 0:00 3:18 2:12
4

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

0:00 1:25 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00
5

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Present

1:37 0:00 0:00 1:37 1:37

No. of Sittings Attended

1

4

0

4

4

Total Time

1:37

8:20

0:00

9:31

7:45


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 43 45 45 0
2 18 15 28 0
3 28 14 42 1
4 6 4 22 0
5 4 29 36 1
Average Attendance 20 21 35 0

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PPPP 39 24 10 5
PML-N 17 10 4 2
ANP 12 9 3 0
IND 12 7 5 0
MQM 7 4 2 1
JUI 6 3 2 1
PML 5 2 2 1
BNP-A 3 2 0 1
NP 1 0 1 0
PKMAP 1 1 0 0
PML-F 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

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

2

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

3

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

4

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

5

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 4 0 0

  Quorum

Sitting No.   Name of Representative who Point out Quorum Speaker's Action
1 Muhammad Zahid Khan, ANP Suspended the Proceedings
3 Amar Jeet, ANP Adjourned the Sitting
4 Moula Bakhsh Chandio, PPPP Adjourned the Sitting

  Orders of the Day

  Question Hour ( View All Questions )

Sitting No. Ministry Starred Un-starred Total
1 Defence 0 1 1
1 Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage 10 0 10
1 Interior and Narcotics Control 20 0 20
1 Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan 1 0 1
1 Railways 4 0 4
1 States and Frontier Regions 6 0 6
3 Federal Education and Professional Training 12 0 12
3 Communication 21 0 21
3 Foreign Affairs 4 0 4
3 Inter-Provincial Coordination 1 0 1
3 National Food Security and Research 1 0 1
3 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 8 0 8
3 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 3 0 3
4 Industries & Production 6 0 6
4 Planning, Development and Reform 3 1 4
5 Aviation Division 8 0 8
5 Cabinet Secretariat 19 0 19
5 Capital Administration and Development Division 9 0 9
5 Commerce 9 0 9
5 Establishment Division 2 0 2
5 Information Technology and Telecommunication 1 0 1
Total148 2 150

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
3
The proposed diversion of original route of Khanjrab-Gwadar Economic Corridor
Communication Taken Up
5
Failure of the Ministry to evolve a uniform purchase price of sugarcane in the provinces of Punjab and Sindh
Inter-Provincial Coordination Not Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Not Taken Up
1 The Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Not Taken Up
1 The Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Ordinance, 2014 (No. 6 of 2014) Government Not Taken Up
2 The Torture and Custodial Death (Punishment) Bill, 2014 Private Introduced
2 The Corporate Rehabilitation Bill, 2015 Private Introduced
3 The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Not Taken Up
3 The Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Not Taken Up
3 The Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Ordinance, 2014 (No. 6 of 2014) Government Not Taken Up
4 The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Not Taken Up
4 The Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Not Taken Up
4 The Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Ordinance, 2014 (No. 6 of 2014) Government Not Taken Up
5 The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Introduced
5 The Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Introduced
5 The Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Ordinance, 2014 (No. 6 of 2014) Government Introduced

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 This House expresses its deep sorrow and grief over the passing away of the custodian of the two Holy mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud on January 23, 2015. The Senate of Pakistan conveys its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, the people and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on this sad occasion. The Late King was a sincere and reliable friend of Pakistan. The people of Pakistan will always cherish the warm and wholehearted support he extended to Pakistan on every occasion. Late King Abdullah occupied a prominent place among the Muslim leaders and was held a high esteem by the Muslim Ummah and the international community. He will be remembered, especially, for being a visionary leader. His initiatives for interfaith relations will always be remembered. May Allah Almighty shower His blessings on the departed soul and grant the bereaved family and brotherly people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.” (Aameen) Government Adopted
2 This House recommends that the Government should increase subsidy on electricity for domestic consumers Private Not Taken Up
2 This House recommends that the Government should take immediate steps to conduct 6th Housing and Population Census in the country Private Not Taken Up
2 This House recommends that the Government should take effective steps to control price hike of essential commodities in the country Private Not Taken Up
2 This House recommends that the Government should take affective steps for usage of sacred names like Allah, Nabi/Rasool, A'yah, Masjid, Namaz/Salah, Rozah/Saom etc. as the same are, instead of using their translation/translated words. It is also recommended that all the concerned quarters including Government Departments may be directed accordingly Private Adopted
2 This House recommends that the Government should take effective steps to control corruption in the country Private Adopted
4 Expresses solidarity with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters in their just struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination; Reiterates Pakistan’s principled position on Jammu and Kashmir, based on the numerous United Nations Security Council Resolutions, which provide for the final disposition of the issue in accordance with the will of the people determined through free, fair and impartial plebiscite under the UN auspices; Salutes the martyrs who have laid down their lives for the just cause of freedom from Indian oppression; Pays tribute to the courageous and brave Kashmiris for their steadfast struggle in the face of worst kind of oppression by more than 700,000 Indian security forces; Condemns the widespread human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir’ Calls upon the Government of India to respect the human rights of the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir; Rejects the farcical elections held in Indian occupied Kashmir, which cannot be a substitute to a free and impartial plebiscite; Conveys to our Kashmiri brothers and sisters our sincere sympathies in the wake of the devastation caused by floods; Pledges to continue extending political, moral and diplomatic support to the valiant struggle of the Kashmiri people; Urges the International Community to fulfil its promises to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the shape of numerous United Nations Resolutions, calling for plebiscite; Further urges the International Community to wake up to the worst kind of human rights violations being committed in occupied Kashmir by the Indian Security Forces; and Agrees unanimously that Kashmir dispute is central to Pakistan-India relations and holds key to durable peace in South Asia; Private Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
1
Report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights for the period from June 2012 to October 2014
Not Taken Up
1
The Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill, 2014
Not Taken Up
1
The Anti-Honour Killings Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill, 2014
Not Taken Up
2
The Anti-Honour Killings Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill, 2014
Presented
2
The Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill, 2014
Presented
2
Report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights for the period from June 2012 to October 2014
Presented
3
The causes of the recent petroleum crisis in the country
Presented
4
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on the subject matter of starred question No.35 asked by Senator Haji Ghulam Ali, on 29th January, 2013, regarding the date of creation of plot No. 29-G (4089 Sq. yards) in Sector G-9, Islamabad and the purpose of its creation
Not Taken Up
4
The report of the Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training for the period from June 2012 to October 2014
Not Taken Up
4
The report on 1st Biannual Monitoring on the Implementation of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the period July-December 2013
Not Taken Up
5
The report on 1st Biannual Monitoring on the Implementation of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the period July-December 2013
Not Taken Up

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
2
This House may discuss the issue of non-payment of net Hydel profits to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in line with AGN Kazi formula and Arbitration Award of 2006
Debated
2
This House may discuss the National Internal Security Policy of the Government
Debated
2
The House may discuss the overall performance of educational institutions working under the administrative control of the Federal Government
Not Taken Up
2
This House may discuss the situation arising out of drought in Thar
Not Taken Up
2
The House may discuss the recommendations made by the Civil Services Reforms Committee constituted by the Prime Minister particularly those pertaining to promotions in the civil bureaucracy on the pattern of Pak Army
Debated
2
This House may discuss the privatization / sale of shares of OGDCL and non-payment of sale proceeds thereof to the provinces
Debated

  Amendment in Rules of Procedure

Sitting No. Amendment in Rules of Procedure Status
5
“that in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, in rule 270, for sub-rule (3), the following shall be substituted, namely:- “(3) The Members of the forum shall elect from amongst themselves a Member as Chairman of the forum within one month of the constitution or reconstitution of the forum or the occurrence of vacancy, as the case may be. The term of office of the Chairman shall be one year and he shall be eligible to be reelected.”.
Not Taken Up

  Points of Order

Sitting No.   Points of Order Representative Name Number of POs
3 Democracy and Political Development Saeed Ghani 1
3 Strengthening the Federation Haji Mohammad Adeel 1
3 Terrorism Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi 1
3 Finance and Economic Policy Abdul Rauf 1
4 Business of House Saleem Mandviwalla 1
4 Business of House Moula Bakhsh Chandio 1
4 Business of House Sabir Ali Baloch 1
4 Business of House Hamza 1
4 Business of House Haji Ghulam Ali 1
4 Business of House Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
4 Business of House Shahi Syed 1
4 Terrorism Babar Khan Ghauri 1
4 Business of House Aitzaz Ahsan 1
4 Business of House Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq 1
5 Business of House Aitzaz Ahsan 1
5 Business of House Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq 1
5 Business of House Muhammad Zahid Khan 1
5 Business of House Karim Ahmed Khawaja 2

  Participation in Proceedings

Sitting No. Intervention Total Representatives
2 Motion Under Rule 218 13