Opposition protests in Punjab Assembly over Loan Waive Off issue

ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2017: The Punjab Assembly witnessed opposition’s protest over “unsatisfactory” reply to an Adjournment Motion regarding loans waived off by Bank of Punjab, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during tenth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Civil Administration Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2017: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Civil Administration Bill, 2017 on Thursday amid Opposition’s walkout, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 51 minutes. The sitting started at…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Two Bills, Extends Three Ordinances

Opposition Points out Quorum Five Times during the Sitting ISLAMABAD, February 1, 2017: The Punjab Assembly passed two government bills and granted extension to three ordinances while the remaining legislative agenda was not taken up by the Chair on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during eighth…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Three Resolutions; Refers Two Bills to Committees

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted three Private Members’ resolutions and referred two bills to relevant committees while deferring seven Adjournment Motions and four Zero Hour Notices, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Tuesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Agriculture Issues amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2017: The Punjab Assembly held general discussion on agriculture while the Opposition parties protested over reference against Chief Minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours. The…

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Lawmakers to Collaborate for Legislative Reforms in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE, January 27, 2017: Members of the Legislative Support Group (LSG), comprising lawmakers of the Punjab Assembly, vowed to collaborate with each other on proposed reforms in the Rules of Procedure. They further resolved to support the proposed amendments to the Rules in the concerned Committee as well as in the House when brought for…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourns due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2017: The Punjab Assembly could not held discussion on five statutory reports due to lack of quorum on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 33 minutes.…

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Punjab Assembly Concludes Discussion on Health Amid Protests Against CM

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2017: The Punjab Assembly concluded the general discussion on the issue of health while the Opposition lawmakers staged protest and walkout against the Chief Minister, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Thursday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly…

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Punjab Assembly Defers Adjournment Motions

ISLAMABAD, January 25, 2017: The Punjab Assembly held general discussion on the issue of health while seven Adjournment Motions remained pended on the request of treasury, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Wednesday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Adopts Private Members’ Resolutions, Defers Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2017: The Punjab Assembly adopted four Private Members’ resolutions and deferred their bills due to the absence of Minister for Law on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 26th session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two…

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