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…

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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.…

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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…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2017: The fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 29th session could not hold discussion on agriculture and food due to lack of quorum on Thursday, 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 14 minutes while…

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Assembly Ratifies Army Deployment along CPEC Projects in Punjab

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2017: The Punjab Assembly ratified the deployment of armed forces in the province for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and extended validity of seven ordinances as well as passed three bills on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Two Private Members’ Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted two Private Members’ resolutions recommending the government to act against quackery and construct a bridge in Bahawalpur, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2017: The Punjab Assembly could not address its legislative agenda due to lack of quorum on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 29th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and nine minutes. The…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned Amidst Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2017: The Punjab Assembly sitting was adjourned on Friday amidst protest by opposition parties against the government’s attempt to amend their resolution on Indian spy’s case in International Court of Justice, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 29th…

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Punjab Assembly Session Prorogued Amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2017: The 28th session of the Punjab Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday in the absence of Chief Minister, Opposition Leader, all parliamentary leaders as well as most of the honorable members of the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings…

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Punjab Assembly Speaker Rejects Opposition Leader’s Point of Order

ISLAMABAD, April 27, 2017: The Punjab Assembly’s Speaker rejected a Point of Order of Opposition Leader regarding Prime Minister and granted Public Accounts Committees two-month extension for presentation of their reports on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 28th session:…

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