FAFEN 30th Session Report of Punjab Assembly

Punjab Assembly: 79% Lawmakers Abstain from Budget Debate

Chief Minister attends three out of 10 sittings 84% of PML-N and 44% of PTI members remain silent during budget debate PML-N Government presents 10th consecutive budget in Punjab Lack of quorum disrupts House proceedings seven times ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2017: Most of the lawmakers did not take part in the general discussion during the…

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Punjab Assembly Approves Supplementary Budget 2016-17

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2017: The Punjab Assembly session was prorogued after the House approved 41Supplemetnary Demands for Grants on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during 10th sitting of 30th session:  Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Supplementary Budget 2016-17

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2017: The Punjab Assembly discussed the supplementary budget 2016-17 amid opposition lawmakers’ walkout against unwarranted remarks of a treasury lawmaker on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and three minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Approves Finance Bill 2017 amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2017: The Punjab Assembly passed the provincial Finance Bill 2017 on Tuesday while the opposition protested against imposition of new taxes in the bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of 30th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 43 Demands for Grants, Rejects Six Cut Motions

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab approved 43 Demands for Grants for the year 2017-18 and rejected six Cut Motions of the opposition lawmakers on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 30th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Education Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2017: The Punjab Assembly began the consideration of the Demands for Grants 2017-18 on Friday and discussed the grant worth Rs 40.7 billion demanded for education sector, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of 30th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Persists during Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2017: The Punjab Assembly continued the general discussion on the budget 2017-18 with 26 lawmakers taking part in the discussion amidst lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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Budget Debate Consumes 95% of Punjab Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2017: Twenty-nine lawmakers participated in the general discussion on provincial annual budget 2017-18 amidst lack of quorum on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four hours and two minutes. The…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Amidst Lack of Quorum, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2017: Twelve lawmakers participated in the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 amidst lack of quorum and walkouts by treasury and opposition lawmakers on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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Punjab Assembly Begins General Discussion on Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2017: The Punjab Assembly inaugurated the general discussion on the annual budget 2017-18 on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 30thsession: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four hours and three minutes. The sitting started at…

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