Low Attendance Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind schedule, the ninth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session on Monday witnessed low attendance as twenty members (5%) were present at the outset and 23 (6%) at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The quorum was visibly lacking during…

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Punjab Assembly Debates Peshawar School Attack

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2014: Starting 54 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session witnessed a debate on the deadly school attack in Peshawar on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting witnessed low attendance with 22 members (6%) present at the outset and…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned to Mourn Attack in Peshawar

ISLAMABAD, December 16, 2014: Starting two hours and 21 minutes behind schedule, the seventh sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session lasted 10 minutes and was adjourned for two days to mourn the attack on a school in Peshawar, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The House witnessed low attendance…

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Punjab Lawmakers Demand District Bodies to Protect Parks

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2014: Starting 54 minutes behind schedule, the sixth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 11th session was marked by a discussion on the Parks and Horticulture Authority’s annual report for the year 2012-13, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. Nine lawmakers – six from PML-N, one each from PML…

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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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