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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.

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

Dr. Arif Alvi acknowledges Senate performance
The Senate Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs and G&B held at Parliament House

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Strong Institutional Linkage must for Effective Implementation of Laws : Sanjrani

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

Wednesday 20 March 2019
# Meeting Date Time Committee Name Venue
1 20th March,2019
02:00 Aviation Committee Room 4
2 20th March,2019
02:30 To Examine Purporated Grievances amongst some sections of the Society and Reach out/engage with the genuinely aggreived persons to create national cohesion Committee Room 1
3 20th March,2019
03:00 Law Reforms Committee Room 3
4 20th March,2019
10:00 Science and Technology Karachi
5 20th March,2019
04:00 The Promotion and Development of Football in the Country Committee Room 1

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