2015 Senate Polls in Pakistan - Urgent need for Reforms and some Recommendations

Wolf, Siegfried O.

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Abstract

"After having completed its 12th Parliamentary year on March 4th, Senate Polls took place in Pakistan the following day. The Senate is the Upper House of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan, also known as Majlis-e-Shura. Pakistan’s political system consists of a President and the Parliament, which comprises two houses, the National Assembly (the Lower House) and the Senate. It came into existence on 6 August 1973 after the introduction of the 1973 Constitution (especially Article 50) which was adopted on 12 April of the same year. (...)"

Document type: Working paper
Publisher: South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2015
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 31 July 2015
Number of Pages: 6
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Subjects: Pakistan / Bundesparlament / Senat
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pakistan, Senat, Abstimmung, Geschichte 2015 / Pakistan, Senate, Polls, History 2015
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: Pakistan
Series: Themen > SADF Comment
Volume: 4 [n.s.]