Finance Minister wraps up budget debate

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2012: On the last day of general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly, only four legislators (one percent of the total membership) were present in the House at the start of the sitting and 100 when it was adjourned on Monday.

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Punjab Assembly: 12 MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2012: On the fourth day of general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly, only 12 legislators (three percent of the total membership) were present in the House at the start of the sitting and 17 when it was adjourned on Friday.

The Chief Minister was absent

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Lack of Quorum persists during budget debate

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012: On the third day of general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly, only 14 legislators (four percent of the total membership) were present in the House at the start of the sitting and 19 when it was adjourned on Thursday.

The Chief Minister was absent

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Few turn up for general discussion on budget

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2012: The general discussion on the budget in the Punjab Assembly started on Tuesday with only 18 legislators were observed to be present at the outset and 11 when the sitting was adjourned on Tuesday.  

The Punjab Assembly is

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63% Members Attend Budget Speech Sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2012: The Provincial Minister for Finance presented the budget during the fifth sitting of the 38th session of the Punjab Assembly on Saturday. Starting 45 minutes late, the sitting lasted an hour and 40 minutes.

The budget speech attracted more

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Only 13 MPAs present at start of sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2012: Starting an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session was marked by low attendance of MPAs. It was adjourned because of lack of Quorum.   

Only 13 legislators present at the outset

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Five bills passed amid lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2012: Starting an hour and 35 minutes behind schedule, the third sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session passed five Bills amid lack of Quorum.   

Only 22 legislators present at the outset of the sitting and 59 when it was

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13 Bills on the Agenda remain unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2012: Starting an hour and 25 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session left 13 Bills appearing on the Orders of the Day unaddressed.

The sitting witnessed low attendance with only 14 legislators present at the

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Low attendance marks first sitting of PA

ISLAMABAD, June 5, 2012: Starting two hours and 20 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session witnessed low attendance with 52 legislators present at the outset and only 27 when it was adjourned.

Additionally the Chief Minister and the

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