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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 ever three years.

Meeting of the Senate to be held at 03:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 28th March 2017

Governance of the Senate

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

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The Chairman

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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

Message of Chairman Senate
Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, while addressing participants of training programme on Parliamentary studies Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS)

Parliament has the Potential to Tackle Serious National Security Foreign Policy Issues; Mian Raza Rabbani

18th Constitutional Amendment Opened Doors for Provincial Autonomy; Raza Rabbani

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 27 March 2017
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 27th March,2017
10:30 Housing and Works Karachi
2 27th March,2017
11:30 Government Assurances Committee Room 1
3 27th March,2017
02:30 Law and Justice Committee Room 4
4 27th March,2017
11:00 Communications Committee Room 4
5 27th March,2017
02:00 Human Rights Committee Room 1
6 27th March,2017
02:30 Law and Justice Committee Room 4
7 27th March,2017
11:00 Problem of Less Developed Areas Islamabad
8 27th March,2017
11:00 Railway Lahore

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