Punjab Assembly: Minister Winds Up Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 6, 2013: Low attendance was observed in the 6th sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 5th session, as only 24 MPAs were present at the start, 56 at the end and a maximum of 65 at one point of the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Quorum was found lacking…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2013: Starting an hour and 45 minutes behind schedule, fifth sitting of the 5th session of Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance of MPAs, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily Factsheet. A total of 44 Members (12%) among the House of 371 were present at the outset while…

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PA: Low Attendance Sitting Debates Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, December 4, 2013: Starting 100 minutes late, the 4th sitting of the ongoing 5th Punjab Assembly session was marked by low attendance of MPAs as only 73 of them were present at the start of proceedings while 24 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily Factsheet. The…

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PA: Sitting Marred by Low Interest of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, December 3, 2013: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low interest of MPAs in parliamentary proceedings during the 3rd sitting of the ongoing 5th session. Only 92 (25% of the total membership – 371) was present at the outset while 32 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Marked By Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 2, 2013: Starting one hour and 25 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the fifth session of Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance of MPAs with maximum 143 present at a point of time during the sitting, says Free and Fair Election Network. A PTI lawmaker Arif Abbasi pointed out quorum…

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Punjab Assembly: First Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 29, 2013: Starting two hours and 20 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of fifth session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs with only 121 present at the outset and 56 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network. Although the Quorum was visibly lacking at various…

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Punjab Assembly: Wheat Support Price Debated

ISLAMABAD, September 2, 2013: The fourth session of the Punjab assembly was prorogued after holding a general discussion on proposals for wheat support price in its 15th sitting on Monday. Sixteen lawmakers – 12 PMLN, two PTI and one each of JI and PML – took part in the discussion lasting an hour and 16…

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Observed

ISLAMABAD, August 30, 2013: Lawmakers debated the wheat price proposal amid low attendance in the fourteenth sitting of the fourth session of the Punjab Assembly on Friday. Only 24 MPAs (6.8%) were present at the start, 49 (13.8%) at the end and a maximum of 77 (21.7%) were present at one point in the sitting.…

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Punjab Assembly: Two Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2013: Two bills were passed and nine adjournment motions were raised in the 13th sitting of fourth session of Punjab Assembly on Thursday. The Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture Multan Bill 2013 and the Punjab Police Order (Amendment) Bill 2013 were passed. Nine adjournment motions about education, health, housing, employment, environment…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2013: The twelfth sitting of fourth session of Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance as the House deferred the Punjab Police Order (Amendment) Bill 2013.  Only 44 MPAs were present at the start and 46 at the end of the sitting. A maximum of 104 members were present at a point…

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