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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Punjab Assembly: Three Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 27, 2013: On the private members day, the eleventh sitting of fourth session of Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance as the House adopted three resolutions. Only 24 members were present at the start and 73 at the end of the proceedings. The House adopted three of the four private members’ resolutions…

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Punjab Assembly: Five Adjournment Motions tabled

ISLAMABAD, August 26, 2013: Five Adjournment Motions were tabled in the tenth sitting of fourth session of the Punjab Assembly on Monday. The Adjournment Motions were on the arrest of PTI leaders and workers protesting against alleged rigging in by-elections in PP-150, substandard quality of colleges, decreasing number of successful candidates in exams, wheat price…

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Punjab Assembly: Resolution against Drone Attacks Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 23, 2013: The Punjab Assembly adopted a resolution to condemn drone attacks during the ninth sitting of the fourth session as the House debated the Punjab Pension Fund report for the year 2010 on Friday. Resolution to condemn drone attacks was tabled by the Law Minister after the government made amendments in the…

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Punjab Assembly: Local Boilers and Pressure Vessels (amendment) Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the passage of Local Boilers and Pressure Vessels (amendment) Bill 2013 in its eighth sitting of fourth session on Thursday. Four adjournment motions on appointing male principal at Fatima Jinnah Medical College, vacant position of professors at King Edward Medical College, preparing centralized software to know number…

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