Punjab Assembly Sitting Disrupted by Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 17, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not take up its legislative business due to lack of quorum on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for 48 minutes. The sitting started…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Indian Atrocities in Held Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, October 14, 2016: The Punjab Assembly adopted a supplementary resolution to condemn Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 24th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 52 minutes. The…

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Punjab Assembly Debates Law & Order; Skips Bills

ISLAMABAD, September 2, 2016: The Punjab Assembly held discussion on law and order amidst low attendance of lawmakers and was prorogued without taking up two government bills on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during 10th and last sitting of the 23rd session: Members’…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up Kashmir Issue; Ignores Regular Agenda

ISLAMABAD, September 1, 2016: The Punjab Assembly did not take up the legislative and non-legislative business set for Thursday’s sitting, but discussed human rights’ violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 23rd session: Members’ Participation…

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Punjab Assembly amends revenue authority, animal slaughter laws

ISLAMABAD, August 31, 2016: The Punjab Assembly passed two government bills amending the Punjab Revenue Authority Act 2012 and the Punjab Animal Slaughter Control Act 1963 on Wednesday, , observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during eighth sitting of the 23rd session: Members’ Participation in…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Discussion on Important Public Issues

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2016: The Punjab Assembly deferred three Adjournment Motions and two Zero Hour Notices on Tuesday due to failure of the government to respond to them, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly legislates to ban child labour, help terror victims

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2016: The Punjab Assembly passed three government bills providing for ban on child labour, relief for victims of terrorism and increase in pecuniary jurisdiction of District Appellate Courts on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 23rd…

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Important Leaders Missing from Punjab Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, August 26, 2016: The Punjab Assembly was forced to defer eight Starred Questions and six Adjournment Motions amid the absence of Leader of the House, Leader of the Opposition and all Parliamentary leaders, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, August 25, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not transact any business after Question Hour due to lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for an…

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Low Attendance Punjab Assembly Addresses Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2016: The Punjab Assembly witnessed introduction of nine government legislative proposals, including five ordinances and four bills, while missing quorum was identified twice on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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