Punjab Assembly Passes Bill, Continues Debate on Budget

ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2014: The Provincial Assembly gave approval to the Punjab Reproductive, Maternal, Neo-natal and Child Health Authority Bill, 2014 during tenth sitting of ongoing 7th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 18, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted five resolutions on Tuesday during the eighth sitting of ongoing 7th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.

The sitting was marked by low attendance as maximum 70 (19%) members were found present during the proceedings. The legislators, through the first resolution

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Punjab Assembly Begins Pre-Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2014: The provincial minister for Finance initiated pre-budget debate in the Punjab Assembly on Monday during 7th sitting of the ongoing 7th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The pre-budget discussion continued for seven minutes.

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Marked By Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2014: The Punjab Assembly visibly lacked quorum during sixth sitting of the ongoing 7th session on Friday, however, it was not pointed out by any of the legislators, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.

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Punjab Assembly Passes Three Bills Amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2014: The Punjab Assembly passed three bills amidst low attendance on Thursday during the fifth sitting of 7th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House considered the bills clause by clause and passed them with majority vote. The bills passed include the Punjab Development of Cities (Amendment) Bill, 2014, the Lahore Garrison University Bill, 2014 and the Punjab Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2013.

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Lack of Quorum Mars Punjab Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2014: The lawmakers in the Punjab Assembly pointed out quorum for three times and the sitting had to be adjourned after the third headcount on Wednesday during the fourth sitting of 7th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Three lawmakers, two belonging to PTI and one to PML, pointed out the quorum thrice during the sitting. The bells were rung for five minutes each. On the first two occasions, the House resumed its proceedings

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted five resolutions on Tuesday during the third sitting of 7th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Three of these resolutions were sponsored by PML-N lawmakers and two by PTI legislators. The House rejected another resolution of PTI lawmaker by 77 votes to 20 votes.

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Punjab Assembly Passes Fair Representation of Women Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 8: The Provincial Assembly witnessed the passage of Punjab Fair Representation of Women Bill, 2014 and adopted two resolutions during 2nd sitting of 7th session on Saturday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on observation of the proceedings through secondary sources. Introduced by the Minister for Law, the House passed the bill after having detailed discussion on it.

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