Punjab Assembly Continues Debate on Annual Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2015: The Punjab Assembly continued to debate the annual budget on Tuesday amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 74 minutes behind the schedule with 30 members (8% of the total membership) present at the start and 13 (4%) at the time of adjournment.…

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Budget Debate Starts in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2015: The Punjab Assembly commenced the debate on the provincial budget 2015-16 on Monday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 82 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (10% of the total membership) present at the start and…

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Punjab Assembly: Provincial Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the presentation of the provincial budget for the upcoming financial year on Friday amid strong protest by the opposition parties, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 90 minutes behind the schedule with 230 members (62% of the total membership) present at the start…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 11, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills and adopted a resolution amid low attendance of lawmakers on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 124 minutes behind the schedule with 72 members (19%) present at the start and 102 (27%) at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions, Passes Two Bills

ISLAMABAD, June 10, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions and passed two bills amid thin attendance during first sitting of its 15th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started two hours and 16 minutes behind the schedule with 76 members (20%) present at the start and 34 (9%)…

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Punjab PA Adopted 13 Resolutions, Passed Two Bills during 14th Session

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted 13 resolutions and passed two bills during its 14th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of Punjab Assembly. A total of 14 resolutions were tabled during the session, of which, the House adopted 13 and kept one pending.…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Bill amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed thin attendance on Monday as the House passed a bill and adopted a resolution to condemn the killing of two lawyers in Daska, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started one hour and 48 minutes behind the schedule with 68 members (18%) present at…

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Low Attendance Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2015: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Friday as the House held a discussion on law and order in the province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 49 minutes behind the schedule with only seven members (2%) present at the start and 22…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2015: The fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly was adjourned without completing its agenda due to missing quorum on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 48 minutes behind the schedule with 14 members present at the start and 75 at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Punjab Assembly: Opposition Irked by Ministers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, May 20, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed a walkout and suspension of proceedings due to the absence of provincial ministers on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 32 minutes behind the schedule with 13 (4%) members present at the start and 72 (19%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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