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 Encyclopedia: Senate of Pakistan
If the office of the President of Pakistan becomes vacant, or the President is unable to perform his functions, the Chairman of the Senate acts as President until a President is elected.
Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world, faced with a number of challenges on the political and economic fronts.
The Parliament of Pakistan is known as the Majlis-e-Shoora (Council of Advisors). /encyclopedia/Senate-of-Pakistan   (701 words)

 The Nation
Chairman Senate appreciated the contribution of Pakistani community for creating positive image of the country in Italy and assured them that utmost attention would be given to resolve their problems.
Chairman Senate referred to cordial relations between Pakistan and Italy since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1948.
Chairman Senate received a delegation of the Federation of Pakistanis Association. /daily/may-2005/24/columns5.php   (1338 words)

Referring to Pakistan’s role in the fight against international terrorism, Chairman Senate stated that the President had advocated the idea of enlightened moderation in the OIC Summit and that this idea needs to be promoted.
The Indonesian President appreciated Pakistan’s economic policies and said that he was gratified to learn that the economy of Pakistan was growing steadfastly.
He pointed out that Pakistan and Indonesia have a long history of close ties and it was a very happy augury that these relations blossomed with the passage of time. /Headlines/Nov05/25/06.htm   (335 words)

Chairman senate said that women in Pakistan are playing important role in the socio-economic development of the country.
ISLAMABAD May 04 : A delegation of Pakistan Senate, led by chairman Senate, Mohammadmian Soomro met the President of Italian chamber of Deputies, Pier Ferdinando Casini last evening, according to a message received here from Rome Wednesday.
Chairman senate is scheduled to meet Marcello Pera, President of the Italian senate on Wednesday. /Headlines/May05/04/07.htm   (541 words)

The Chairman Senate lauded the contribution of the Ambassador in the promotion of bilateral relations and parliamentary, trade and economic cooperation between the two counties.
The leader of the Australian Parliamentary delegation delivered a letter from the President of Australian Senate inviting Chairman Senate, Mr.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Senate appreciated the initiatives of the exchanges of delegations between the two countries. /Headlines/Sep05/27/07.htm   (323 words)

 Musharraf’s visit to enhance ties, says Philippines president -DAWN - Top Stories; 8 April 2005
Chairman Senate Soomro, who is leading Pakistan’s parliamentary delegation at the 112th assembly of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU), being held in Manila from March 31 to April 8, said Pakistan and Philippines enjoy close friendly relations.
ISLAMABAD, April 7: President Gen Pervez Musharraf’s forthcoming visit to the Philippines will lend a new impetus to Pakistan-Philippine relations in many fields of mutual benefit, Franklin M. Dilon, president of the Philippine Senate, said in a meeting with Chairman Senate Mohammedmian Soomro in Manila.
Mr Dilon also informed the leader of Pakistan’s parliamentary delegation that the Senate of the Philippines has adopted a resolution recently, inviting President Musharraf to address the Joint-Session of the Philippine Congress during his upcoming visit. /2005/04/08/top18.htm   (342 words)

 Yemeni council, Senate ink protocol -DAWN - National; 10 October, 2004
ISLAMABAD, Oct 9: The Yemeni Shoora Council and the Senate of Pakistan have signed a protocol on mutual cooperation, a press release issued here on Saturday said.
The press release said the protocol was aimed at strengthening the existing brotherly relations between the two countries in various fields, besides enhancing coordination and cooperation between the Yemeni Shoora Council and the Upper House of Pakistan's parliament.
The invitation to Yemeni leader to visit Pakistan was extended Senate Chairman Mohammedmian Soomro. /2004/10/10/nat15.htm   (342 words)

Chairman Senate referred to the recent visit of Senate delegation to Italy and stated that during its visit the delegation discussed various aspects of Pakistan-Italy bilateral relations with Italian leadership.
He thanked the President of Italian Chamber of Deputies and the President of Italian Senate for extending warm hospitality to the Pakistan Senate delegation.
Chairman Senate underlined the need of more exchanges of the visits at various levels between the two countries. /Headlines/May05/28/10.htm   (293 words)

 No dept for teaching languages in QAU -DAWN - National; 16 September, 2004
ISLAMABAD, Sept 15: Senate chairman Muhammadmian Soomro on Wednesday averted a looming crisis in the upper house by ruling that Urdu and all languages spoken in the country were national languages of Pakistan.
The chairman senate said all the languages spoken in Pakistan were national in character and could not be termed as regional languages.
Earlier, Senator Sanaullah Baloch said a number of diplomats in the capital were interested in learning the various languages of Pakistan. /2004/09/16/nat15.htm   (315 words)

Chairman of the Senate and Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.
Deputy Chairman of the Senate/ Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.
The national flag of Pakistan is dark green in colour with a white bar, a white crescent in the centre and a five-pointed star. /fotw/flags/pk.html   (463 words)

 Pakistan Times Top Story: Pakistan Peoples Party's Rabbani named Opp leader in Senate
ISLAMABAD: The Senate Chairman Monday appointed Mian Raza Rabbani, PPP-P Deputy Secretary General and leader of Democratic Alliance in the Senate, as Leader of the Opposition.
During the meeting, reportedly, Mian Raza was told about the decision to appoint him as a leader of the opposition and the Senate chairman expressed the desire that the Opposition will cooperate in the smooth running of the House.
The decision, though widely expected in the political circles, came after a long wait of around two years during which the Senate operated without leader of the opposition. /2005/01/11/top8.htm   (288 words)

 Constitution of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The chairman of the Senate, under the constitution, is next in line to act as president should the office become vacant and until such time as a new president can be formally elected.
In order to allay fears of the smaller provinces concerning domination by Punjab, the constitution established a bicameral legislature with a Senate, providing equal provincial representation, and a National Assembly, allocating seats according to population.
According to Article 50 of the Constitution, the National Assembly, the Senate and the President together make up a body known as the Majlis-i-Shoora (Council of Advisers). /wiki/Constitution_of_Pakistan   (288 words)

Italian Ambassador Roberto Mazzotta, Philippines Envoy, Jorgev Arizabal and the Ambassador of Egypt, Hussain Kamal held separate meetings with the Chairman in the parliament.
The Italian envoy discussed details of Pakistan Senate delegations’ forthcoming visit to Italy at the invitation of the President of the Italian Senate.
He delivered a letter from the President of Philippine Senate extending an invitation to Chairman Senate, Mohammedmian Soomro to attend the 112th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to be held in Manila on April 3-8, 2005. /Headlines/Feb05/10/09.htm   (277 words)

 Encyclopedia article: Constitution of Pakistan
The chairman of the Senate, under the constitution, is next in line to act as president should the office become vacant and until such time as a new president can be formally elected.
Elected for a five-year term by an Electoral College (The body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president) consisting of members of the Senate and National Assembly and members of the provincial assemblies, the president is eligible for reelection.
There have been several documents known as the Constitution of Pakistan (A Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947). /encyclopedia/c/co/constitution_of_pakistan.htm   (1867 words)

The President of Pakistan would be the chairman of the Council and its members would include the Prime Minister, Chairman of the Senate, Speaker and Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly
Pakistan’s reservations on the draft were with regard to the language and biological definition of non state actors and terrorist organizations.
He appealed to the Pakistan Government to use its power to end new recruitments into the Taliban fold from Baluchitan, where the provincial government was in the hands of the Jamiat-ul Ulema-e-Islam, a party supportive of the Taliban and openly opposed to Mr. /Pakwatch.htm   (1867 words)

 Notes for Part V, Chapter 3
(2) The National Security Council shall consist of the President, the Prime Minister, the Chairman of the Senate, the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, the Chiefs of Staff of the Pakistan Army, the Pakistan Navy and the Pakistan Air Force, and the Chief Ministers of the Provinces."
Meetings of the National Security Council may be convened by the President either in his discretion, or on the advice of the Prime Minister, or when requested by any other of its members,
There shall be a National Security Council to serve as a forum for consultation on strategic matters pertaining to the sovereignty, integrity and security of the State; and the matters relating to democracy, governance and inter-provincial harmony. /pakistan/constitution/part5.ch3.notes.html   (1867 words)

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Also included are the prime minister, the chief ministers of all four of Pakistan's provinces, the chairman of the senate, the speaker of the national assembly as well as the leader of the opposition in the national assembly.
The 13-member council, to be headed by the president of Pakistan, includes the army's chairman of the joint chiefs-of-staff committee and the heads of the military, air force and navy.
Although the term of an elected government in Pakistan is scheduled to last for five years, each government was dismissed within three years -- in one case, within two years - on charges that varied from excessive corruption to extreme power-mongering. /report.asp?ReportID=40588&SelectRegion=Central_Asia   (1867 words)

 Musharraf under fire from friends, foes
Muslim League Secretary General Senator Mushahid Hussain, who is also chairman of the Pakistan senate Foreign Relations Committee, challenged Musharraf's decision on a Geo TV talk show telecast on Tuesday night.
Appearing on the Geo TV talk show Mushahid Hussain and leader of the Opposition in the Senate Raza Rabbani also wanted Christian religious figures close to United States President George Bush to stop criticising Prophet Mohammad.
Parliamentarians from both the Muslim League and the Pakistan Peoples Party took a joint stand for the first time against what they called 'Western extremism.' Leaders from both parties demanded that Islam not be co-branded with extremism and/or terrorism, because extremism does not emanate only from the Muslim world but also from the West. /news/2005/aug/10pak1.htm   (527 words)

 Daily Times - Site Edition
He said that all political parties should set rules of law for co-existence and ensure a socio-economic political system for the people of Pakistan.
Also, Peter Milliken, the Canadian House of Commons speaker, met leaders of opposition parties in the National Assembly and advised them to make use of their numerical strength and express their views in the media, said a press release.
Imran Khan, the PTI chairman, led the opposition’s onslaught on the government stating that neither a presidential nor a parliamentary system was working in Pakistan. /default.asp?page=story_12-1-2005_pg7_45   (1076 words)

Chairman of the Senate and Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.
The national flag of Pakistan is dark green in colour with a white bar, a white crescent in the centre and a five-pointed star.
Even though there are specific proportions for all the parts on Pakistan's flag, said specifications were seldom followed on any flag I saw with the exception of some printed flags I ran up upon. /flags/pk.html   (463 words)

Speaking during a talk show on Pakistan Television on Tuesday, Syed Dilawar Abbas, who is the Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources, supported the Iranian gas project.
Senior officials from Pakistan, Iran and India are to meet in weeks to discuss the project in Islamabad.
He pointed out that the other option was the export of gas from Qatar via the sea, but added that it would be not only more difficult but also costlier. /Headlines/Mar05/30/11.HTM   (463 words)

 Mumtaz Hamid Rao's Personal Website ( Achievements
Electronic Media Advisor of Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH) a public welfare organization with Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan as its Patron-in-Chief.
He joined PTV in 1965 from Pakistan Press Institute, where he was its Chief Reporter in Lahore, the capital of the Punjab Province of Pakistan.
Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Controller of News, Pakistan TV attended a seminar on Electronic Print media as an Observer at the Institute of AIBD/FES (Friedrich-Ebert Stifweg) in Kaula Lumpur which was attended by 32 delegates from ESCAP region. /rao/achievement.htm   (463 words)

 Welcome to Pakistan Muslim League U.S.A.
Under the law, Mercedes could only be officially provided to the president, the prime minister, governors and chief ministers whereas in a special case the Senate chairman and the National Assembly speaker have also been allowed to use this car though not the protected one.
He said that Pakistan decided to go nuclear only when it was victim of aggression for the third time that resulted in dismemberment of the country, and it had now been proved that no one dared to inflict war on Pakistan after it became a nuclear power.
Constitutional status of uniform Article 63 of the Constitution of Pakistan does allow any government servant, including serving generals, to run for the parliament or assume the office of president, prime minister or minister. /anewsdetail.php   (17111 words)

 National Assembly of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Speaker of the House presides over the Assembly, and acts as the president of the country if both the President and the Chairman of the Senate are not present.
The National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan.
The President of Pakistan may dissolve the Assembly before the end of its regular five-year term, at his own initiative - subject to Supreme Court approval or veto - or at the initiative of the Prime Minister. /wiki/National_Assembly_of_Pakistan   (396 words)

 Proposal for 'division' of Pakistan into six provinces:- - Asia News -
The Pakhtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PMAP), a component group in the National Assembly's Parliamentary Committee on Balochistan, presented its proposal to Wasim Sajjad, leader of house in the Senate and chairman of the Subcommittee on Constitutional Affairs and Provincial Harmony.
The provinces should be given the guarantee of autonomy, he held.
The PMAP has sought the formation of Pakhtoonkhwa, Afghania, Balochistan, Sindh, Siraikistan and Punjab provinces and that the Kala Bagh dam project be done away with. /news/showdetails.asp?id=69443&cat=Asia   (396 words)

 PPP Demands Parliamentary Inquiry to Prevent Nuclear Scientists Becoming Scape Goats
That as per the constitution, the Chairman of the Senate take over as the Acting President pending an inquiry into the allegations of export of nuclear technology;
Following the nuclear testing, concerned about potential international concerns, the Pakistan Peoples Party repeatedly called for a control and command system to be put into place that could allay the concerns of the international community.
The Party believes that those who endangered Pakistan's nuclear assets by following (adopting) wrong policies that permitted the violation of the Benazir doctrine of no export of nuclear technology, must be exposed and held accountable. /wmd/library/news/pakistan/2003/pakistan-031224-ppp.htm   (724 words)

 PPP to approach C'wealth to stop Pakistan's entry -DAWN - National; 18 May, 2004
Earlier, in a statement, the PPP senator condemned the continued killing of important motions and resolutions in the chamber by the Senate chairman and vowed to take up this issue to the Commonwealth as well.
The PPP senator said the resolution seeking to assert parliamentary supremacy stated: "This House is of the view that it is the prerogative of parliament and not of the cabinet to ratify agreements entered into by the government of Pakistan with foreign governments.
The party, he said, would also bring to the attention of the European Union that within days of its ratification of the economic cooperation agreement, parliament in Pakistan had been rendered even more dysfunctional. /2004/05/18/nat3.htm   (348 words)

 Senate of Pakistan
His father, Late Ahmed Mian Soomro, was a seasoned parliamentarian, who was Deputy Speaker of the West Pakistan Assembly and a member of the Senate of Pakistan and helped establish the Senate Committee systems there.
- Chairman, Pakistan Banks Associations- 1997 to 2000 (Body of All Banks)
He was also instrumental in the establishment of Micro Credit Banking in Pakistan. /ShowMemberDetail.asp?ChairmanTag=C   (348 words)

 OneWorld South Asia Home / News - Pakistanis Protest Endless Detention of Former PM's Husband
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader in the Pakistani Senate and the party's deputy secretary-general, Raza Rabbani, has urged human rights organizations and the international community to take action against what he claims is a violation of the UN Human Rights Charter.
For instance, Makhdoom Javed Hashmi, the president of the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy and acting president of the Pakistan Muslim League-N, of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, is facing the charge of high treason.
Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) vice-chairman Qazi Muhammad Anwar says Zardari is being kept in jail because the military rulers know Bhutto still enjoys public support. /article/view/79166/1   (1061 words)

 Pakistan News PakTribune.Com
In reply to the letter of the Chairman Senate, the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Association informed the Government of Pakistan about its decision.
ISLAMABAD, June 26 (Online): The Common Wealth after restoring Pakistan's membership has decided to reinstate the membership of the Parliament of Pakistan in the Parliamentary Association of the Common Wealth.
The details would be decided after the visit of the Secretary General Parliamentary Association of the Common Wealth, Denis Marshal, in August this year. /news/index.php?id=68781   (218 words)

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