Punjab Assembly Passes 4 Bills Including LG Laws

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly passed four bills including two local government bills during the 5th sitting of 10th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House took up all agenda items except a discussion on a resolution regarding political situation and…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2014: Starting 50 minutes behind schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as 12 members (3%) were present at the start and 23 (6%) at the end of the sitting during the 4th sitting of 10th session on Thursday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). In the House of 367,…

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Punjab Assembly Congratulates Malala, Condemns Indian Aggression

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: Starting 80 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly adopted two resolutions and debated another during the 3rd sitting of 10th session of the Punjab Assembly, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Through the resolutions, the House congratulated education rights activist Malala Yousafzai on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize…

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PA Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: Starting 62 minutes behind schedule, the 2nd sitting of the ongoing session of the Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of the MPAs as only 37 were present at the outset of the sitting while 38 were there at the adjournment says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The…

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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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