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Senate of Pakistan gives equal representation to all federating units which is in line with the constitutional role attributed to the Upper House i.e. promotion of national cohesion and harmony. Each of the four provincial assemblies elect twenty three members from their respective provinces whereas four members are elected by the National Assembly from the Federal Capital and eight Members are elected from the Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in such manner as the president may by order prescribe. Senate is a permanent House which symbolizes a process of continuity in the national affairs. The term of its member is six years, however, one half of its members retire after every three years.

Governance of the Senate

Chairman Senate, Finance Committee, Business Advisory Committee and Secretary Senate are collectively responsible for the Senate Administration.

The work of the Senate

Role of Senate

The Chairman

Understand the role, history and current activities of The Chairman.

Members of the Senate

Members of Senate are elected to represent, defend and promote national interests. A members has many job descriptions, including legislator, negotiator, ombudsman, policy analyst, public speaker, and diplomat.


Senate News

Improved peace, security situation calls for more investment, close linkages to pace up development agenda: Sadiq Sanjrani
Pakistan and China share common vision for regional Development : Sadiq Sanjrani

Pakistan & China have a shared vision for regional growth, development:Shibli Faraz

Meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications held at Parliament House

Public Petitions

Public petitions may be presented on any matter connected with the business pending before the House or a Committee, or any matter of general public interest which is primarily the concern of the Government, provided that it is not one which falls within the cognizance of a court of law or tribunal, and it shall not directly relate to a matter pending before any court or other authority performing judicial or quasi-judicial functions.

What's on

Monday 18 February 2019
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 18th February,2019
11:00 Planning Development and Reforms Islamabad
2 18th February,2019
11:30 Devolution Committee Room 4
3 18th February,2019
02:00 Parliamentary Affairs Committee Room 4
4 18th February,2019
1400 Narcotics Control Committee Room 1
5 18th February,2019
02:00 Aviation Islamabad
6 18th February,2019
1100 Interior Committee Room 1

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