Punjab Assembly Addresses 93% Agenda during Ninth Session

78% Lawmakers Remain Inactive during Session ISLAMABAD, May 03, 2019: Nearly 78% of the legislators did not participate in the proceedings of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during ninth session that continued between April 22 and May 03, 2019. As many as 81 lawmakers or 22 percent of the total 369 including 23 women and 58 men…

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Punjab PA Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was prorogued sine die on Friday amidst a lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth and last sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and six minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab PA Refers Five Project Audit Reports to PAC

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab referred five audit reports on previous government’s development projects to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Local Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed two government bills including the Local Government Bill, 2019 on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for two hours and five minutes. The sitting started…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Terrorism in Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab unanimously adopted a supplementary resolution on Monday to condemn incidents of terrorism in Sri Lanka, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an hour and 52 minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Suspends Membership of PML-N Lawmaker for Misconduct

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab suspended the membership of a PML-N lawmaker due to misconduct with the Chair during the proceedings on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Punjab Assembly Refers Five Project Audit Reports to PAC

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab referred five audit reports on previous government’s development projects to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for an…

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Punjab Assembly Amends Rules Amidst Protest

ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab amended its Rules of Procedure on Wednesday to constitute a dedicated Public Accounts Committee for the Local Governments, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Private Member’s Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab did not address the private members’ resolutions on Tuesday amidst absence of the concerned ministers and the lawmakers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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Punjab Assembly Transacts Legislative Business

ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab referred seven legislative proposals including the Punjab Local Government Bill 2019 to the standing committees on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during the first sitting of the ninth session: Members’ Participation The House met for…

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