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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.

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

Parliamentary Cafeteria Committee expresses displeasure over poor management of Parliament House and Lodges
Mian Raza Rabbani, Chairman Senate has said that institutions should not be compartmentalized or polarized

POF being a mother defence production has made a tremendous contribution in the defence production field in Pakistan.

The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Mr. Abdullah M. al-Zahran, visited and held meeting with Chairman Senate Mr. 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

Thursday 8 October 2015
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 8th October,2015
11:00 Cabinet Secretariat Committee Room 1
2 8th October,2015
11:00 Law Justice and Human Rights Committee Room 4
3 8th October,2015
11:00 Finance Revenue Economics Affairs Statistics and Privatization Islamabad
4 8th October,2015
10:30 National Food Security and Research Islamabad
5 8th October,2015
11:00 Finance Revenue Economics Affairs Statistics and Privatization Islamabad

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