Senate of Pakistan

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Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Senate Standing Committee on Defence! I thank you all the members of the Senate Defence Committee on my re-election as Chairman of this important Committee on May 13, 2015. I also welcome and congratulate 8 new members to the Committee that include some of the most experienced and outstanding parliamentarians in Pakistan, including political heavyweights such as the former Chairman Senate, 4 former officers of the Armed Forces as well as eminent representatives of the PML-N, JUI-F, PPP-P, PTI, ANP, and the MQM., totalling 7 national political parties plus representation from FATA. With such a distinguished representation, I am confident that this Committee will set a high standard of parliamentary oversight and professional excellence.

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Pakistan's Defence Exports See Boom in Recent Years

Pakistan's Defence Exports See Boom in Recent Years Islamabad,June 21:Defence exports have shown considerable increase during the recent years, Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production was informed during a meeting in Islamabad with its Chairman Khawaja Suhail Mansoor in the chair.

The meeting was briefed that the volume of exports d...

Pakistan to play vital role in regional connectivity through CPEC: Mushahid

Pakistan to play vital role in regional connectivity through CPEC: Mushahid Chairman CPEC Parliamentary Committee terms nuclear tests as a wise step.

Chairman CPEC Parliamentary Committee Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed has said that Pakistan is a hub for Chinese vision One Belt One Road across the world.

Talking to PTV tonight, he said th...

Re-election of Iranian President good news to Pakistan: Mushahid

Re-election of Iranian President good news to Pakistan: Mushahid Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defense Mushahid Hussain Syed says re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is a good news to Pakistan.       

Talking to Radio Tehran, he said bilateral ties between the two countries were expected to further impro...

Senate body passes Pakistan Air Force (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Senate body passes Pakistan Air Force (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Islamabad April 19 :The Senate Defence Committee which met on Monday under the chairmanship of Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed passed the Pakistan Air Force (Amendment) Bill, 2017 with one dissenting note of Senator Farhatullah Babar.

This bill had already been passed by the National Assemb...

Pak-Afghan border to be fenced in 3 years

Pak-Afghan border to be fenced in 3 years * Senate body informed 700km of total 2,600km border to be fenced

Islamabad April 18: The Senate's Defence Committeewas informed on Monday that 700 kilometres out of the total 2,600 km of the Pak-Afghan border would be fenced within three years.

The project c...

Senator Mushahid says role of Navy significant in promoting CPEC

Senator Mushahid says role of Navy significant in promoting CPEC Islamabad,Nov.30: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee has acclaimed the role of the Pakistan Navy which successfully detected and chased out an Indian nuclear powered submarine while it was trying to enter Pakistan's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.

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Calendar of Events

26-27 July, 2016:
Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Conference at Serena, Islamabad.

2-4 August, 2016:
ICAPP Conference at Cambodia

5-6 August, 2016:
Senate Special Session on the occasion of Foundation Day of Senate.

August, 2016:
Foundation Day Seminar at Serena, Islamabad.

8-12 August, 2016:
Karamy Conference at Karamy, China


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