Punjab Assembly Passes Bill amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed thin attendance on Monday as the House passed a bill and adopted a resolution to condemn the killing of two lawyers in Daska, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started one hour and 48 minutes behind the schedule with 68 members (18%) present at…

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Low Attendance Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2015: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers on Friday as the House held a discussion on law and order in the province, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 49 minutes behind the schedule with only seven members (2%) present at the start and 22…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2015: The fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly was adjourned without completing its agenda due to missing quorum on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 48 minutes behind the schedule with 14 members present at the start and 75 at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Punjab Assembly: Opposition Irked by Ministers’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, May 20, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed a walkout and suspension of proceedings due to the absence of provincial ministers on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 32 minutes behind the schedule with 13 (4%) members present at the start and 72 (19%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Ten Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Punjab Assembly adopted ten resolutions on Tuesday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 31 (8%) members present at the start and 42 (11%) at the time of adjournment. The Chief…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The second sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s ongoing session was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for an hour and 44 minutes on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 53 minutes behind the schedule with 14 (4%) lawmakers present at the start and 86…

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Punjab Assembly Condoles Tragedies in Naltar, Karachi

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Friday as the House unanimously adopted two resolutions to lament the tragedies in Naltar and Karachi, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 79 minutes behind the schedule with 48 lawmakers (13%) present at the start and 20 (5%)…

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Punjab Assembly Session Marked by Low Interest of Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, April 9, 2015: The 13th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed pre-budget debate amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. The session – comprising seven sittings and lasting 19 hours – began on March 27 and ended on April 6, 2015. On average,…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, April 6, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed three bills and concluded pre-budget discussion during the last and 7th sitting of its 13th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The sitting started two hours and eighteen minutes behind the schedule with 49 lawmakers (13%) present at the start and 73 (20%)…

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Question Hour Suspended in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, April 3, 2015: The Punjab Assembly suspended the question hour due to the absence of the Home Department’s secretary on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 74 minutes behind the schedule with 14 lawmakers (4%) present at the start and 70 (19%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader…

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