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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.

The Senate session summoned on Monday, the 21st January, 2019 at 03:00 p.m.

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Senate News


Chairman Senate for close contacts between Pakistan and KSA
Meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology held at Parliament House


Meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Planning Development and Reform held at Parliament House


Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has underscored the need for strong institutional linkages between Senate and the provincial assemblies


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


Thursday 17 January 2019
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 17th January,2019
Revised
02:00 Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Committee Room 1
2 17th January,2019
Revised
01:00 Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges Committee Room 4
3 17th January,2019
11:00 Science and Technology Islamabad
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