Member’s Low Interest Observed in 5th session of Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2013: The fifth session of Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance of members, showing lack of interest in the assembly proceedings, however, it witnessed the passage of eight bills, including the local government and right to information, says Free and Fair Election Network in

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Punjab Assembly: Motion to Form Standing Committees Adopted

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2013: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the passage of Punjab Minimum Wages for Unskilled Workers (Amendment) Bill 2013 and adopted two motions, as the House was prorogued sine die on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Moved by the Deputy Speaker,…

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Punjab Assembly: Five Bills Passed Amid Marathon Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2013: The Punjab Assembly passed five bills, including the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Bill 2013, amid lack of quorum during the 10th sitting of the 5th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. Tabled by the Law…

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PA: Transparency and Right to Information Bill 2013 Tabled

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2013: The Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Bill 2013 was tabled in the 9th sitting of 5th session of Punjab Assembly, whereas quorum was pointed out thrice during the proceedings, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation. The law minister tabled the bill before…

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Punjab Assembly: Five Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2013: The Punjab Assembly adopted five resolutions amid low attendance, during the 8th sitting of 5th session on Private Member’s day, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Five resolutions – PML-N (three), one each by PTI and JI – regarding the…

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Punjab Assembly: Two Bills, including LG (Amendment) Bill, 2013 Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2013: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the passage of two bills, including Punjab Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2013 and Provincial Employees Social Security (Amendment) Bill 2013, during the seventh sitting of 5th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Two…

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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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