Punjab Assembly Rejects Cut Motion on Education Department

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2015: The Punjab Assembly rejected a cut motion related to the Education Department that was jointly moved by the opposition parties on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, with 17 members (5%) present at the start of the sitting and 64…

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Punjab Assembly Concludes Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2015: The Punjab Finance Minister concluded debate on the provincial budget 2015-2016 amid low attendance of lawmakers during the 8th sitting of 15th assembly session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Finance Minister took 13 minutes to wind up the debate while 17 lawmakers, including…

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39 Lawmakers Debate Punjab Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2015: The Punjab Assembly continued discussion on the Provincial Budget 2015-16 on Thursday, as 39 lawmakers spoke on it for 91% of the proceedings’ time, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers with only 13 members (4%) present at…

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Low Attendance Persists during Punjab PA Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2015: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, as the House continued discussion on the provincial budget 2015-16 on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started 25 minutes behind the schedule with only six members (2%) present at the start and…

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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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