Five Ordinances Laid in Low Attendance Sitting of Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: The Minister for Law presented five ordinances during the first sitting of 10th session of the Punjab Assembly that was marked by low attendance of members on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Four bills including the Punjab Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 2014, the NUR International University Lahore Ordinance…

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Punjab Assembly Approves Supplementary Grants

Budget Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2014: The Punjab Assembly session was prorogued after the House approved 41 Demands for Supplementary Grants on Thursday during twelfth sitting of 9th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The opposition lawmakers moved cut motions on three Demands for Supplementary Grants in respect of…

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Supplementary Budget Concludes

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2014: The provincial Finance Minister concluded debate on the supplementary budget for the year 2013-14 during 9th sitting of the 9th session of the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. In all, 26 members – PML-N (12), PTI (10), PPPP, JI, PML (one each)…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Finance Bill 2014

Opposition Lawmakers Did Not Attend the Sitting Two Bills Passed; Five Ordinances Laid, One Adopted  ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2014: The provincial assembly passed the Punjab Finance Bill 2014 in the absence of opposition members during 8th sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Schedule…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 42 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2014: The Punjab Assembly approved 42 Demands for Grants in the seventh sitting of the its  9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. A total of 43 Demands for Grants were approved.  There were 42 Demands for Grants…

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Punjab Assembly Rejects Cut Motion on Police Department

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2014: Starting two hours and 23 minutes behind schedule, the Punjab Assembly rejected the cut motion on police department jointly moved by the opposition parties, during 6th sitting of the ongoing 9th budget session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation. As many as…

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Punjab Assembly: Budget Debate Concluded, Opposition Walks Out

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2014: The Punjab Finance Minister concluded the debate on provincial budget 2014-2015 while the opposition walked out of the House against Lahore incident on Thursday during fifth sitting of 9th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Fifty-four lawmakers, including 35 of PML-N, 17 of PTI,…

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Opposition Boycotts Punjab PA Proceedings to Protest Lahore Killings

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2014: Starting two hours behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed a walkout and a boycott by the Opposition parties to protest the killings of eight people in Lahore during the 4th sitting of 9th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Opposition staged a walkout to express dissatisfaction…

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Punjab Assembly: Opposition Protests over Lahore Casualties

Lack of Quorum leads to adjournment of sitting ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2014: The opposition in Punjab Assembly protested over the clashes and killings in Lahore on Tuesday during 3rd sitting of the 9th (Budget) session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition, through a point of order, requested…

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Punjab Assembly: Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2014: The Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly opened debate on Budget during 2nd sitting of its 9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Overall 24 members – 21 PML-N, and one each of PTI, PML and PPPP expressed their views on the…

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