Punjab Assembly: Local Government Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2013: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Local Government Bill 2013 amid the opposition’s protest in the seventh sitting of the fourth session on Wednesday. Seventeen legislators debated the Local Government Bill during the sitting which lasted for eight hours and 10 minutes. The legislators on the opposition benches attended the sitting…

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Punjab Assembly: Two Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday adopted two resolutions during the sixth sitting of the fourth session. Another resolution tabled by a PTI legislator against the drone attacks was put off till the next sitting. The two adopted resolutions by PML-N MPAs asked the federal government to immediately impose a tax amnesty…

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Punjab Assembly: Bill on Animal Slaughter Control Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Monday passed the Punjab Animal Slaughter Control (Amendment) Bill 2013 as a committee report on the local government law was presented in the fourth session’s fifth sitting. Tabled by a PTI MPA, the House also adopted a resolution against the firing on the building of the Express…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 16, 2013: The fourth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s fourth session on Friday was marked by low attendance of members. Only 21 members were present at the start and 65 were there when the sitting was adjourned. After the Question Hour, the House put off discussion on the report of the Punjab Pension…

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Punjab Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 16, 2013: The fourth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s fourth session on Friday was marked by low attendance of members. Only 21 members were present at the start and 65 were there when the sitting was adjourned.

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Punjab Assembly: Seven Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Thursday witnessed the passage of the Punjab Service Tribunals (Amendment) Bill 2013 along with the introduction of seven more bills in the third sitting of its fourth session. All bills on the List of Business were moved by the Minister for law. A resolution tabled by a…

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Punjab Assembly: 16 MPAs Debate Local Government System

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2013: The Punjab Assembly continued to debate the new local government system in the second sitting of its fourth session on Tuesday. The debate lasted two hours and 26 minutes. Ten PMLN lawmakers dominated the debate by sharing their views on the local government system for an hour and 26 minutes. Following…

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Local Government Bill Continues

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2013: The Punjab Assembly suspended routine agenda to continue debate on the local government system in the first sitting of its fourth session on Monday. At least 12 members took part in the debate. The Speaker chaired the two hours and 32 minute sitting. The Chief Minister and the Leader of the…

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Punjab Assembly Debates Local Government System

ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2013: Fifty-nine Punjab Assembly legislators participated in a three -day debate during the third session on the bill on introducing local government system in the province, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report. The session spread over five sittings from July 25 to August 1, 2013 lasted…

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Local Govt System Continues

ISLAMABAD, August 1, 2013: The debate on the bill on the local government system continued in the fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s third session on Thursday. A total of 25 members took part in the debate.

The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting that lasted four hours

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