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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 Wednesday the 18th January 2017

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

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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

Chairman Senate, Mian Raza Rabbani presiding over a meeting of the Committee of the Whole
Chairman Senate, Mian Raza Rabbani exchanging views with Chairman of the Council of state of Oman, Dr. Yahya Mahfoodh Salim Al-Manthri at Parliament House, Islamabad

Raza Rabbani welcomes Oman’s Parliamentary delegation Omani delegation arrives to boost mutual cooperation, parliamentary linkages

The meeting of Senate standing committee on National Food, Security and Health was held

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

Tuesday 17 January 2017
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 17th January,2017
11:30 Cabinet Secretariat Committee Room 4
2 17th January,2017
11:00 Commerce Committee Room 1

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