Punjab Assembly Condemns Assassination of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq

Requisitioned Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, November 08, 2018: The Punjab Assembly on Thursday adopted a supplementary resolution to condemn the assassination of JUI-S chief Maulana Sami-ul-Haq, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first (only) sitting of the fourth (requisitioned) session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly: 34 Lawmakers Participate in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2018: As many as 34 out of 370 (10%) sitting lawmakers participated in the general discussion on budget 2018-19 held during the third session of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report.

The ruling party PTI presented its first provincial budget during first sitting of the session amidst opposition parties’ protest. The lawmakers belonging to PML-N kept interrupting the Minister for Finance during entire length (36 minutes) of his speech. The protesting lawmakers also gathered in front of the Speaker’s dais and tore the official documents of the budget. The Speaker suspended the membership of six protesting lawmakers for violating the decorum of the House and barred their entry in the precincts of the Assembly till the completion of investigations against them. Read more

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Punjab Assembly Passes Finance Bill Sans Opposition

ISLAMABAD, October 25, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab was prorogued on Thursday after the passage of the Finance Bill, 2018, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth (last) sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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Finance Minister Concludes Budget Debate in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab concluded the general discussion on annual budget for the year 2018-2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Hashmi’s Remarks about Military

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed a resolution on Tuesday against a controversial statement by PML-N leader Nihal Hashmi about military’s role in national development, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the third (budget)…

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Punjab Assembly Takes up QoP against Opposition Leader

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab on Monday took up a Question of Privilege against the Leader of the Opposition and referred it to a Special Committee, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Budget Discussion Amidst Absence of PML-N Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab continued the general discussion on annual budget for the year 2018-19, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Govt Presents Provincial Budget 2018-19 in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2018: The Punjab Finance Minister presented the annual budget for financial year 2018-19 in the provincial assembly on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of the third (budget) session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly’s Requisitioned Session Prorogued without Addressing Agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2018: The Punjab Assembly’s second session, requisitioned by the opposition, was prorogued on Wednesday without taking up its scheduled business amidst ministers’ absence and protests by opposition parties, observers Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during first and last sitting of the…

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Parliament, Provincial Assemblies Elect 13th President

ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2018: The federal and provincial lawmakers voted to elect the 13th President of Pakistan on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Factsheet. The election took place at the meetings of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and the four provincial assemblies under the Article 41 (4) and the procedure provided in the…

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