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Senate Assembly   |     Sep 14, 2015 To Sep 18, 2015     |     Session No: 239     |     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
14 Sep, 2015 1 03:00 03:02 00:02 06:22 3:20 0:00
15 Sep, 2015 2 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:35 3:35 0:00
16 Sep, 2015 3 03:00 03:00 00:00 05:50 2:50 0:00
17 Sep, 2015 4 03:00 03:01 00:01 07:09 4:08 0:00
18 Sep, 2015 5 10:00 10:01 00:01 01:06 3:05 0:00
Total/Average 0:01 16:58 0:00

  Attendance

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

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

3:20 0:00 0:00 0:00 3:20
2

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

2:17 1:18 0:00 0:00 3:25
3

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

2:00 0:00 0:50 1:56 2:50
4

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

2:58 0:00 1:10 0:00 4:08
5

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

3:05 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:06

No. of Sittings Attended

5

2

5

1

5

Total Time

13:40

1:18

2:00

1:56

15:49


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 28 29 51 3
2 20 32 0 4
3 18 24 0 3
4 15 20 0 3
5 12 24 0 2
Average Attendance 19 26 10 3

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PPPP 27 19 6 2
PML-N 26 17 7 2
IND 10 7 2 1
MQM 8 0 8 0
PTI 7 4 2 0
ANP 6 4 1 1
JUI 5 3 1 1
PML 4 3 1 0
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 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

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

2

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

3

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

4

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

5

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

4 3 2 2 0 2 5 1 0 2 0 3

  Orders of the Day

  Question Hour ( View All Questions )

Sitting No. Ministry Starred Un-starred Total
2 Federal Education and Professional Training 6 0 6
2 Communication 6 0 6
2 Foreign Affairs 7 0 7
2 Inter-Provincial Coordination 1 0 1
2 National Food Security and Research 1 0 1
2 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 4 0 4
2 Ports and Shipping 1 0 1
3 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization 11 0 11
3 Industries & Production 1 0 1
3 Planning, Development and Reform 3 0 3
4 Aviation Division 3 0 3
4 Cabinet Secretariat 7 0 7
4 Capital Administration and Development Division 5 0 5
4 Climate Change Division 4 0 4
4 Commerce 2 0 2
4 Establishment Division 1 0 1
5 Housing & Works 8 0 8
5 Petroleum and Natural Resources 9 0 9
5 Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony 3 0 3
5 Water & Power 12 0 12
Total95 0 95

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
The statement/interview of former Minister Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan to BBC
Not Taken Up
2
Problems being faced by prisoners in Adiyala Jail
Not Taken Up
2
The violation of line of control by Indian forces
Not Taken Up

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
2
Non-functional state of polytechnic Institute Merabagwal which was handed over to the administration of Allama Iqbal Open University
Federal Education and Professional Training Not Taken Up
2
Death of two persons and injury to one person due to fall of High Power Voltage (11000 KV) transmission line near Dhoro Naaro Umer Kot, Sindh on 4th August, 2015
Water & Power Not Taken Up
3
Death of two persons and injury to one person due to fall of High Power Voltage (11000 KV) transmission line near Dhoro Naaro Umer Kot, Sindh on 4th August, 2015
Water & Power Taken Up
3
A news item published on 17th August, 2015, regarding non-completion of Khanpur Water Supply Project for last sixteen years
Water & Power Taken Up
4
The sit-ins outside the Pakistan Embassy at Athens since 24th August, 2015 by a large number of Pakistanis residing in Greece, against corruption and bribe being taken on a large scale by the Embassy staff
Foreign Affairs Taken Up
4
Increase in the fee and other expenditures of Bypass operations by the administration of PIMS
Capital Administration and Development Division Not Taken Up
5
The recent advertisement published in national newspapers about the vacancies in FIA wherein the quota of Sindh (Rural) has been ignored
Interior and Narcotics Control Taken Up
5
Collection of a pre-paid coupon (adjustable against shopping) worth Rupees three hundred from each person belonging to the under privileged class by the administration of Centaurus mall, Islamabad
Cabinet Secretariat Not Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Pakistan Environmental Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Private Introduced
1 The Working Women (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2015 Private Introduced
1 The Fair Representation of Women Bill, 2015 Private Not Taken Up
3 The State Bank of Pakistan (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Government Introduced
5 The Islamabad Subordinate Judiciary Service Tribunal Bill, 2015 Government Introduced

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 The House recommends that the Government should launch low cost housing schemes for the homeless families in the country Private Not Taken Up
1 This House recommends that the 33 KV transmission line laid out in Sherani, Zhob and Musakhel districts of Balochistan should be replaced with 132 KV line as the present transmission line does not have the capacity to supply electricity to further villages in those districts Private Adopted
1 This House calls upon the Government to enact appropriate legislation making provisions for revision of decisions in the cases taken up under clause (3) of Article 184 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Election Commission of Pakistan should evolve an effective mechanism to check and verify the truthfulness of the statements of assets and liabilities submitted to it by the parliamentarians, to award punishment in case of making false statement and to frame rules in this regard, if required Private Not Taken Up
1 This House recommends that the Government should take immediate steps to improve service of PIA Private Not Taken Up
1 This House express its profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of former Deputy Chairman of Senate of Pakistan, Mir Abdul Jabbar Private Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
1
The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2015
Presented
1
The Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) (Amendment) Bill, 2015
Presented
1
The report of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatizationon demand Nos. 4, 6, 16, 17, 21 and 23 out of 24 demands made by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Presented
1
The report of the Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on demand Nos. 5 and 19 out of 24 demands made by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Presented
1
The report of the Standing Committee on Water and Power on demand Nos. 20 and 22 out of 24 demands made by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Presented
2
The report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights on the issue raised by Senator Samina Abid on 8th July, 2015, regarding target killing of a young girl in Jacobabad (Sindh) by her husband in front of her parents
Presented
2
The report of the Functional Committee on Human Rights on the issue regarding constitution of Commission for protection of rights of Child and addition of new Chapter namely XXB in PPC for offences against children which may include cruelty to child, exposure to sodomize, pornography, trafficking of children, sexual abuse etc
Presented
2
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, on a privilege motion moved by Senator Professor Sajid Mir on 7th July, 2015, regarding behavior of shift Supervisor and two other officials at PIA counter in Jeddah with the Senator while he was traveling from Jeddah to Islamabad on 18th June, 2015, by PIA flight PK 742
Presented
2
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, regarding breach of Privilege of the House due to non-presence of Senior Officers (officers in BPS-20 and above) of the Ministry of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization and Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination in the Official Gallery of the Senate on 11th August, 2015, during discussion on admitted adjournment motion regarding the distribution formula of NFC Award and report on 2nd Biannual monitoring on the implementation of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award (January-June, 2014), laid on the Table of the House on 8th July, 2015
Presented
2
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, regarding breach of Privilege of the House due to non-provision of report by the concerned officers/officials of the Aviation Division to the Minister for responding the item regarding charging of tax on free domestic air tickets being issued to the employees of the PIA
Presented
2
The report of the Standing Committee on Communications on starred question No. 29, asked by Senator Agha Shahbaz Khan Durrani, on 8th July, 2015, regarding the award of contract to a black listed company for the construction of section of road (from Kohri to Karkh on M-8)
Presented
2
The report of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization on starred question No. 44, asked by Senator Khalida Parveen on 9th July, 2015, regarding the details of revenue/taxes collected by the Government since the announcement of the NFC Award 2009
Presented
2
The report of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization on an adjournment motion moved by Senator Muhammad Ali Khan Saif on his behalf and on behalf of Senators Saeed Ghani and Osman Saifullah Khan on 12th May, 2015, regarding merger of KASB Bank with Bank Islami
Presented
3
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2015 (Omission of Clause (2) of Article 248)
Presented
3
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2015 (Substitution of Clause (1) of Article 140A)
Presented
4
The Federal Judicial Academy (Amendment) Bill, 2014
Presented
4
The Electoral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2013
Presented
4
The report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, on the breach of privilege of the House due to non-presence of Senior Officers (officers in BPS-20 and above) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources in the Official Gallery of the Senate on 3rd August, 2015, during discussion on a Motion under rule 218
Presented
5
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) Act, 2012 (VIII of 2012)
Presented
5
The report of the Special Committee on the project of Pakistan China Economic Corridor (CPEC)
Presented
5
The report of the Committee on a matter referred by the House on 4th May, 2015, regarding corruption in Federal Government Departments
Presented

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
1
This House may discuss the present status of FATA and the possibility of changing this status according to the will of the people of those areas
Debated
1
This House may discuss the overall security conditions at and around Tarbela Dam and the need for taking stringent security measures to protect the Dam
Debated
1
That the House may discuss the situation arising out of non-vacation of government quarters by the Estate Office Islamabad from the unauthorized occupants
Not Taken Up
1
This House may discuss the present status of implementation of Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan Package pertaining to the Ministry of Water and Power with particular reference to the posts reserved for Balochistan under that package
Debated
1
This House may discuss the distressing situation arising out of Government’s recent decision to increase the Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Gas tariff along-with the GIDC
Debated

  Points of Order

Sitting No.   Points of Order Representative Name Number of POs
1 Prayers and Tribute Mian Raza Rabbani 2
1 Prayers and Tribute Muddassir Sehar Kamran 1
1 Prayers and Tribute Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo 1
1 Prayers and Tribute Aitzaz Ahsan 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Aitzaz Ahsan 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Farhatullah Babar 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Sassui Palijo 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Chaudhary Tanvir 1
1 Human Rights Mushahid Hussain Syed 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar 1
1 Democracy and Political Development Aitzaz Ahsan 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Lt General (R) Abdul Qayyum 1
1 Democracy and Political Development Muhammad Javed Abbasi 1
1 Democracy and Political Development Nehal Hashmi 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Hari Ram 1
1 Strengthening the Federation Nauman Wazir 1
1 Democracy and Political Development Saeed Ghani 1
1 Disaster Lt General (R) Salahuddin Tirmizi 1
1 Democracy and Political Development Mian Raza Rabbani 1
1 Religious Affairs Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi 1
1 Energy and Natural Resources Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari 1
1 Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Muhsin Aziz 1
1 Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
2 Business of House Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri 1
2 Business of House Mian Raza Rabbani 2
2 Business of House Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel 1
2 Business of House Farhatullah Babar 2
2 Finance and Economic Policy Mian Raza Rabbani 1
2 Business of House Nauman Wazir 1
2 Law and Order Sartaj Aziz 1
2 Law and Order Mian Raza Rabbani 1
3 Prayers and Tribute Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq 1
3 Democracy and Political Development Farhatullah Babar 1
3 Business of House Mian Raza Rabbani 1
3 Energy and Natural Resources Muhsin Aziz 1
3 Finance and Economic Policy Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
3 Democracy and Political Development Sassui Palijo 1
3 Democracy and Political Development Mukhtiar Ahmed Dhamrah 1
3 Governance Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
3 Governance Aitzaz Ahsan 1
3 Employment Advocate Muhammad Daud Khan Achakzai 1
3 Foreign Relations Sheher Bano Sherry Rehman 1
3 Governance Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar 1
3 Government Institutions Taj Haider 1
3 Finance and Economic Policy Kalsoom Perveen 1
3 Democracy and Political Development Kalsoom Perveen 1
3 Employment Muddassir Sehar Kamran 1
3 Business of House Muhsin Aziz 1
4 Foreign Relations Mushahid Hussain Syed 1
4 Foreign Relations Sheher Bano Sherry Rehman 1
4 Foreign Relations Muddassir Sehar Kamran 1
4 Foreign Relations Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah 1
4 Foreign Relations Ilyas Ahmad Bilour 1
4 Foreign Relations Sassui Palijo 1
4 Democracy and Political Development Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar 1
4 Foreign Relations Muhammad Javed Abbasi 1
4 Democracy and Political Development Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel 1
4 Foreign Relations Muhammad Azam Khan Swati 1
4 Foreign Relations John Kenneth Williams 1
4 Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Aitzaz Ahsan 1
4 Foreign Relations Sartaj Aziz 1
4 Democracy and Political Development Aitzaz Ahsan 1
4 Governance Saleem Zia 1
4 Democracy and Political Development Mukhtiar Ahmed Dhamrah 2
4 Governance Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
4 Government Institutions Mian Raza Rabbani 1
4 Government Institutions Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
4 Government Institutions Taj Haider 1
4 Employment Sheikh Aftab Ahmed 1
4 Energy and Natural Resources Sheher Bano Sherry Rehman 1
4 Employment Sassui Palijo 1
4 Terrorism Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar 1
4 Business of House Mian Raza Rabbani 1
4 Education Lt General (R) Salahuddin Tirmizi 1
4 Employment Farhatullah Babar 1
4 Governance Mushahid Hussain Syed 1
5 Employment Aitzaz Ahsan 2
5 Employment Iqbal Zafar Jhagra 1
5 Terrorism Muddassir Sehar Kamran 1
5 Governance Muhammad Azam Khan Swati 1
5 Business of House A. Rehman Malik 1
5 Finance and Economic Policy Saleem Zia 1
5 Environment Karim Ahmed Khawaja 1
5 Terrorism Ilyas Ahmad Bilour 1
5 Governance Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel 1
5 Terrorism Muhammad Javed Abbasi 1
5 Terrorism Mushahid Hussain Syed 1
5 Terrorism Muhsin Aziz 1
5 Terrorism Atta ur Rehman 1
5 Governance Mian Raza Rabbani 1

  Participation in Proceedings

Sitting No. Intervention Total Representatives
1 Motion Under Rule 218 8
2 Adjournment Motion 13
2 General Discussion 10
3 Adjournment Motion 1
3 Calling Attention Notice 4
3 Standing Committee Report 8
4 Adjournment Motion 10
4 Calling Attention Notice 2
4 Legislation 1
4 Standing Committee Report 2
5 Adjournment Motion 8
5 Standing Committee Report 6
5 Calling Attention Notice 2