Punjab Assembly: Budget Debate Concluded, Opposition Walks Out

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2014: The Punjab Finance Minister concluded the debate on provincial budget 2014-2015 while the opposition walked out of the House against Lahore incident on Thursday during fifth sitting of 9th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Fifty-four lawmakers, including 35 of PML-N, 17 of PTI,…

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Opposition Boycotts Punjab PA Proceedings to Protest Lahore Killings

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2014: Starting two hours behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed a walkout and a boycott by the Opposition parties to protest the killings of eight people in Lahore during the 4th sitting of 9th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Opposition staged a walkout to express dissatisfaction…

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Punjab Assembly: Opposition Protests over Lahore Casualties

Lack of Quorum leads to adjournment of sitting ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2014: The opposition in Punjab Assembly protested over the clashes and killings in Lahore on Tuesday during 3rd sitting of the 9th (Budget) session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition, through a point of order, requested…

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Punjab Assembly: Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2014: The Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly opened debate on Budget during 2nd sitting of its 9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Overall 24 members – 21 PML-N, and one each of PTI, PML and PPPP expressed their views on the…

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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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