Punjab Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2014: The Punjab Minister for Finance presented the budget in the provincial assembly amidst the protest of opposition lawmakers on Friday during first sitting of 9th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Along with the Punjab Finance Bill, 2014, the minister also presented the Annual Budget Statement…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Eight Bills, Adopts Ten Resolutions amid Protests

ISLAMABAD, May 29, 2014: The Punjab Assembly witnessed an uproar in the House during the eighth session as the opposition parties protested against the treasury on various issues. The House passed eight bills and adopted ten resolutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Preliminary Report issued on Thursday. The House, however, did…

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Punjab Assembly Session Prorogued; Two Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted two resolutions relating to Youm-e-Takbir and declaring the birthday of Baba Guru Nanak as a public holiday during 9th sitting of the 8th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Chair, however, did not allow the Leader of the Opposition…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted four resolutions moved by PML-N female lawmakers, withdrew one, and deferred two others during 8th sitting of the 8th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. The opposition parties continued their protest over different…

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Punjab Assembly: Bill Passed amid Opposition’s Boycott

ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2014: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed the Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan Bill 2014 on Monday during seventh sitting of 8th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The opposition members boycotted the proceedings alleging that the government was barring their…

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Lack of Quorum Mars Punjab Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2014: The Punjab Assembly proceedings remained suspended for 57 minutes (51%) out of 112 minutes of the total time due to lack of quorum during 6th sitting of the 8th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Three Government Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 22, 2014: The Punjab Assembly passed three bills during 5th sitting of the 8th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. Introduced by the Provincial Minister for Law, the House passed the Punjab Livestock Breeding Bill 2014, the Punjab Civil…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Four Bills Amid Protest

ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2014: The Punjab Assembly passed four bills amid protest by the opposition parties during 4th sitting of the 8th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. Introduced by the Provincial Minister for Law, the House passed the Punjab Public…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Resolution to Exempt CNIC Fee

ISLAMABAD, May 20, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted a resolution to exempt fee for issuance or renewal of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) during 3rd sitting of the 8th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. Tabled by the PML-N female lawmaker,…

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Punjab Assembly Expresses Solidarity with Armed Forces

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2014: The Punjab Assembly adopted a resolution to express solidarity with the Armed Forces during second sitting of its eighth session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by the Provincial Law Minister, the House adopted the resolution, which was earlier attempted by PML parliamentary…

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