Punjab PA: 13 Ordinances Presented amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2016: The Punjab Assembly passed two bills and witnessed presentation of 13 ordinances during second sitting of its 19th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for three hours and 16…

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Punjab PA Adopts Resolution to Condemn Charsadda Attack

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2016: Starting 142 minutes behind its scheduled time, the Provincial Assembly of Punjab unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University during first sitting of its 19th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are some key observations of the…

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Punjab PA Extends Five Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed five resolutions to extend as many ordinances for a further period of ninety days during first sitting of its 18th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly…

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Punjab Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2015: Marked by low attendance of lawmakers, second sitting of the Punjab Assembly left the entire agenda unaddressed as the 17th session was prorogued on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers as 23 (6%) of the members were present at the…

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Punjab Assembly Passes One Bill, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2015: Starting around three hours behind the scheduled time, the first sitting of 17th session of the Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions and passed one bill on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers as 70 (19%) of the members were present…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, September 8, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted five resolutions during last sitting of 16th session on Tuesday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 35 minutes behind the schedule with 12 (3%) members present at the start and 40 (11%) at…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 7, 2015: Starting two hours and nine minutes behind schedule, the ninth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing 16th session was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for an hour and nine minutes, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. An Independent lawmaker pointed out the quorum at…

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Punjab Assembly: Question Hour Deferred due to Secretary’s Absence

ISLAMABAD, September 4, 2015: The Punjab Assembly could not take up any of the 34 questions appearing on its agenda as Secretary Health was not present for the sitting on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House continued to witness low attendance with only 10 (3%) legislators present at the start and…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, September 3, 2015: Starting an hour and 41 minutes behind schedule, seventh sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing 16th session was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for an hour and 47 minutes, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. PTI lawmaker pointed out the quorum at 1323 hours,…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Suspended due to Secretary’s Absence

ISLAMABAD, September 2, 2015: The sixth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing 16th session had to be suspended for 22 minutes due to absence of Secretary Schools Education Department during the question hour, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. As per Chairs’ ruling, presence of relevant Secretary as well as Minister…

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