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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

Government Presents Finance Bill 2017 in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 2, 2017: The provincial government presented the Finance Bill, 2017 in the Punjab Assembly on Friday along with the Annual Budget Statement for 2017-18 and the Supplementary Budget Statement for 2016-17 amidst opposition’s protest, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting…

Details

Punjab Assembly Condemns Indian Atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Session Prorogued after completion of 100 mandatory working days ISLAMABAD, May 29, 2017: The Punjab Assembly’s 29th session was prorogued on Monday after completing 100 mandatory working days of the fourth parliamentary year, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House also adopted a supplementary resolution to condemn Indian atrocities in the Occupied Kashmir.…

Details

Lack of Quorum Persists in Punjab Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2017: The lack of quorum persisted during sixth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 29th session, as the proceedings had to be adjourned earlier again on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of today’s proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 43 minutes…

Details