Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 19, 2015: Amid low attendance, the Punjab Assembly passed two bills during its sixth sitting of the ongoing session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 64 minutes behind the schedule with 39 legislators (11%) present at the start and 83 (22%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Suspended Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2015: The Punjab Assembly sitting was suspended for nearly one hour due to lack of quorum on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 37 minutes behind the schedule with 28 (8%) members present at the start and 52 (14%) at the time of adjournment. An independent lawmaker…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2015: The fourth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 12th session was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for an hour and 54 minutes, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet on Friday. The House continued to witness low attendance, with 15 (4%) members present at the…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2015: The third sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing session was marked by presentation of five ordinances and low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 69 minutes behind the schedule with 26 legislators (7%) present at the start and 98 (27%) at the time of…

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Low Attendance Continues in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2015: Starting 55 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 12th session was marked by low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Twenty legislators (5%) were present at the start of the sitting and 64 (17%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of the…

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Punjab Assembly: First Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2015: Starting 70 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 12th session was marked by passage of four resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Thirty-six legislators (10%) were present at the start of the sitting and 60 (16%) at the time of…

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Punjab Assembly Session Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 6, 2015: The Punjab Assembly’s 11th session was marked by the passage of six bills and adoption of 15 resolutions amid low attendance, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House failed to take up the complete agenda on Orders of the Day, with points of order interrupting regular proceedings. The session…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Local Government Bill Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 5, 2015: Starting an hour and two minutes behind schedule, the last (16th) sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session witnessed the passage of Punjab Local Government (Third Amendment) Bill 2014, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House continued to witness low attendance with only 27 (7%) legislators…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 2, 2015: Starting 47 minutes behind schedule, the 15th sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing 11th session was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for two hours and 27 minutes, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. PPPP lawmaker pointed out the quorum at 1139 hours, following which…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 30, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted four resolutions during its 14th sitting of the 11th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The resolutions demand ramps for disabled persons at public places; registration of mobile phone repairing services and mandating phone sellers to provide an original…

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