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J.P. Morgan Securities PLC: Pre-stabilisation Period Announcement

Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or any jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful. DAE Funding LLC Pre-stabilisation Period Announcement LONDON, June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — J.P. Morgan Securities plc, (contact: Emma Lovett 0207 134 2468) hereby gives notice, as Stabilisation Coordinator, that the Stabilising Manager(s) […]

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Elections / Appointments

Senate continues debate on Finance Bill Islamabad, June 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Senate continued debate on Finance Bill, 2021 and witnessed introduction of six government bills, which were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 3rd sitting of 312th session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and 43 minutes. The sitting started 05:05 pm against the scheduled time of 05:00 pm. The chairman presided over the proceedings for two hours and six minutes, while the remaining sitting was chaired by the deputy chairman. The leaders of the House and the opposition attended the entire sitting. As many as 48 lawmakers (48 percent) were present at the outset and 16 (16 percent) at the adjournment of the sitting. The parliamentary leaders of PPPP, PTI, JI, PML-N, PkMAP and ANP attended the sitting. Two out of four minority lawmakers were also present. Output The House witnessed introduction of six government bills which were the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2021; the Elections (Second Amendment) Bill, 2021; the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2021; the Anti-Rape (Investigation and Trial) Bill, 2021; the Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and The Pakistan Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2021. All these bills were referred to the relevant committees for further consideration. Representation and Responsiveness Eight lawmakers participated in the budget discussion consuming two hour and 23 minutes of the proceedings. Three lawmakers spoke on point of public importance for five minutes Order and Institutionalization The House was adjourned to meet again on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am. Transparency ‘Orders of the Day’ was available to the legislators, observers and public. The attendance of lawmakers is available on Senate website. For more information, contact: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) FAFEN Representative FAFEN Secretariat 224, Margalla Road F-10/3 – Islamabad Tel: +92-51-2211026 Fax: +92-51-2211047 Cell: +92-321-5017355, +92-301-8549188 Email: [email protected] URL: www.fafen.org

Islamabad, June 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Senate continued debate on Finance Bill, 2021 and witnessed

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