Low Attendance Continues in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session witnessed low attendance as only 23 members (6%) were present at the outset and 54 (15%) at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting lasted an hour and 59…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills as Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2014: Starting 48 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session witnessed the passage of two bills as low attendance of lawmakers persisted, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The House passed the Punjab Explosives (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Punjab Arms (Amendment)…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2014: Starting 35 minutes behind the schedule, the third sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session was marked by the adoption of six resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House unanimously adopted six resolutions that demanded the State to take responsibility…

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Lack of Quorum Marks Second Punjab Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 8, 2014: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance as only 4% (15) of the legislators were present at the start and 9% (35) at the adjournment of the second sitting of the 11th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The quorum was visibly lacking…

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Punjab Assembly: Lack of Quorum Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 60 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 11th session of Punjab  Assembly was adjourned due to lack of quorum after meeting for two hours and 59 minutes on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. An independent lawmaker pointed out the quorum at 1835…

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Punjab Assembly Passes 3 Bills, Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: Starting 60 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly passed three bills and adopted four resolutions during the 6th and last sitting of 10th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House passed three bills – the Punjab Local Government (Second Amendment) Bill 2014, the Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly Passes 4 Bills Including LG Laws

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly passed four bills including two local government bills during the 5th sitting of 10th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House took up all agenda items except a discussion on a resolution regarding political situation and…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2014: Starting 50 minutes behind schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as 12 members (3%) were present at the start and 23 (6%) at the end of the sitting during the 4th sitting of 10th session on Thursday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). In the House of 367,…

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Punjab Assembly Congratulates Malala, Condemns Indian Aggression

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: Starting 80 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly adopted two resolutions and debated another during the 3rd sitting of 10th session of the Punjab Assembly, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Through the resolutions, the House congratulated education rights activist Malala Yousafzai on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize…

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PA Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: Starting 62 minutes behind schedule, the 2nd sitting of the ongoing session of the Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of the MPAs as only 37 were present at the outset of the sitting while 38 were there at the adjournment says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The…

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