Punjab Assembly: Despite Low Attendance Nine Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2012: The 9th sitting of the ongoing 43rd session was marked by low attendance as only six members were present at the outset and 35 were there at the time of adjournment.  Additionally, the Chief Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, the Speaker, and the parliamentary leaders of PML, MMAP and PMLZ…

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Observed; Most Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The seventh sitting of the 43rd session witnessed a persistent low members’ attendance, leaving  most of the agenda on the orders of the day  unaddressed. Only six members were present at the outset, while 40 (11%of total membership) were there at the adjournment of the sitting. A maximum of 56 members…

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Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2012: The sixth sitting of the 43rd session starting an hour and 13 minutes late, was adjourned due to persistent lack of quorum, leaving most agenda on the orders of the day unaddressed.

In the 371 member house only five

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PA Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance; Bills Not Taken Up

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2012: Starting an hour and 40 minutes late, the 5th sitting of the ongoing 43rd session witnessed low attendance of members, and low disposal of agenda. The house did not take up three bills that were on the orders of the day for introduction, while the Punjab Government Servants Housing Foundation (Second…

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Low Attendance Sitting Meets for 28 minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2012: Only four legislators were observed to be present at the start of the 4th sitting of the ongoing 43rd Punjab Assembly session. Starting an hour and 55 minutes, the sitting met only for 28 minutes. The sitting was marked by low interest of MPAs as most of the agenda items were…

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PA Leaves Most of Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2012: Starting an hour and 30 minutes late, the third sitting of the 43rd session witnessed low attendance of members. The house did not address most of the agenda items which appeared on the List of Business.

 The house did

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Low Attendance Sitting Leaves All Agenda Items

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes late, the second sitting of the 43rd session of Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes continued to witness low attendance of members. Only 7% of the current 369 members were present at the outset while 5% were

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Punjab Assembly: Most of the agenda left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting two hours and 50 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 43rd session witnessed low attendance of legislators as most of the agenda was left unaddressed.

Forty-seven members were present at the outset while there were 21 at the end of

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Punjab Assembly: None of the bills on agenda taken up

ISLAMABAD, November 7, 2012: Starting two hours and 30 minutes behind schedule, the third sitting of 42th session of the Punjab Assembly did not take up any of the 11 bills on the Orders of the Day. The House also suspended the Question House for general discussion on the Supreme Court verdict in the Asghar…

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