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.  

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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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PA meets for 80 minutes; adopts Resolutions on provinces

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2012: Starting two hours and 20 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of 37th session of the Punjab Assembly unanimously passed two Resolutions on restoring the Bahawalpur province and creating a new one in South Punjab.  The sitting, which lasted an hour and 20 minutes on Wednesday, witnessed relatively better attendance of…

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First Sitting of Punjab Assembly Witnesses Low Attendance

Nine Bills Left Unaddressed ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of 36th session of the Punjab Assembly lasted two hours and 25 minutes. It witnessed low attendance of Members with only 25 present at the outset and 84 when the sitting was adjourned. Apart from the…

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Last Sitting Marked by Low attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2012: The last sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs on Monday, as 13 Members were present at the start and only nine at the adjournment. Starting an hour and five minutes behind schedule, the sitting lasted two hours and 33 minutes. The Quorum was visibly lacking at various…

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Sitting witnesses low attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 9: Only 15 legislators were present when the Punjab Assembly started the proceedings of the 11th sitting on Friday. When the sitting was adjourned, 25 Members were present in the House. The Quorum, visible lacking at various stages of the sitting, was pointed out by a PPPP Member – it led to the…

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