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Senate adopts resolution to withdraw Rs.5,000 note

Senate adopts resolution to withdraw Rs.5,000 note

ISLAMABAD: The low attendance sitting of Senate adopted resolution on Monday demanding the government to withdraw high denomination Rs. 5000 notes from circulation in order to reduce illicit money flow…

Senate to meet on Dec 19

Senate to meet on Dec 19

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned the Senate to meet in the Parliament Building on December 19 (Monday) at 1400 hours, said a notification issued here on Friday. This will…

Requisitioned Senate Session addresses Opposition’s agenda

Requisitioned Senate Session addresses Opposition’s agenda

  ISLAMABAD: The requisitioned session of Senate was prorogued sine die on Friday after addressing the entire agenda of the opposition. The 256th session comprising two sittings was summoned on…

Six bills passed, eight introduced during Senate’s 255th session

Six bills passed, eight introduced during Senate’s 255th session

ISLAMABAD: The Senate took up heavy legislative agenda during its 255th session as it passed six bills and witnessed introduction of eight legislative proposals that were referred to the relevant…

Senate receives 181 public petitions during last two months

Senate receives 181 public petitions during last two months

  ISLAMABAD:  Secretary Senate has informed the House that a total of 181 public petitions were received at Secretariat during the last two months of which 142 were rejected. During…

Cabinet approves salary hike to MPs: Senate told

Cabinet approves salary hike to MPs: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Wednesday informed the Upper House of Parliament about the decision of Cabinet to increase salary of parliamentarians. In his six-minute statement in the…

Senate slams missile attack near Makkah

Senate slams missile attack near Makkah

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House of Parliament on Tuesday adopted a resolution to condemn missile attack near Holy City of Makkah and demanded UN and OIC to take notice of it.…

Senate adopts resolution for women representation in CII

Senate adopts resolution for women representation in CII

  ISLAMABAD:  The Senate on Monday adopted a resolution for women representation in the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) according to their population in the country. The resolution was tabled…

Senators remember Jehangir Badar

Senators remember Jehangir Badar

ISLAMABAD: The lawmakers in the Upper House of Parliament paid rich tributes to PPPP leader Jehangir Badar on Friday over his struggle for cause of democracy and shining political career that…

State-run TV asked for neutral coverage of parliamentary proceedings

State-run TV asked for neutral coverage of parliamentary proceedings

ISLAMABAD: The state-run Pakistan Television network (PTV) has been directed by the government to provide equitable and across the board coverage to the parliamentary activities as well as proceedings of…