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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.

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Senate News


H.E Mr. Ivan Ivanissevich, Ambessador of Argentina calls on Mian Raza Rabbani, Chairman Senate on 26.5.2016
Members of the Senate standing committee on industries and production have pointed out the sub-standardization of auto-mobile


Senate Finanace Committee


Chairman Senate inaugurates students' work on display at Potohar gallery, NCA Rawalpindi


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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 30 May 2016
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 30th May,2016
10:30 Housing and Works Committee Room 4
2 30th May,2016
02:30 Problem of Less Developed Areas Committee Room 1
3 30th May,2016
Revised
11:30 Water and Power Committee Room 1
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