Low-key budget session ends in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2012: Starting 45 minutes behind schedule, the last sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly continued to witness low interest of Members in the proceedings as only seven were present at the start while 137 were there when the session prorogued. The Quorum, visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting,…

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Punjab Assembly Debates Supplementary Budget 2011-12

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012: Starting an hour and 30 minutes behind schedule, the 14th sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as only five Members (one % of the total membership of 369) were present at the start of the sitting and 70 were there when it was adjourned. The Quorum…

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Punjab Assembly passes bills amid Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2012: Starting two hours behind schedule, the 13th sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as the House passed eight Bills, including the Punjab Finance Bill 2012.

Only 34 Members (9% of the total membership of

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Punjab Assembly passes budget amid two walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2012: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed the budget in the 12th sitting of the 38th session as the House witnessed two walkouts over burning of legislators’ homes in the province and use of indecent language against women MPAs.

Only

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Debate on budget continues amid lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2012: Only ten legislators were present in the House when the Punjab Assembly started debate on budget on Tuesday as the 11th sitting of 38th session witnessed the treasury and opposition benches chanting slogans against each other.

Meeting for three hours and 43 minutes

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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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