Punjab Assembly legislates to ban child labour, help terror victims

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2016: The Punjab Assembly passed three government bills providing for ban on child labour, relief for victims of terrorism and increase in pecuniary jurisdiction of District Appellate Courts on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 23rd…

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Important Leaders Missing from Punjab Assembly Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, August 26, 2016: The Punjab Assembly was forced to defer eight Starred Questions and six Adjournment Motions amid the absence of Leader of the House, Leader of the Opposition and all Parliamentary leaders, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Adjourned due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, August 25, 2016: The Punjab Assembly could not transact any business after Question Hour due to lack of quorum on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for an…

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Low Attendance Punjab Assembly Addresses Entire Agenda

ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2016: The Punjab Assembly witnessed introduction of nine government legislative proposals, including five ordinances and four bills, while missing quorum was identified twice on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab Assembly Demands Reduction in Drug Prices

Condemns Indian PM, MQM Chief’s Provocative Statements ISLAMABAD, August 23, 2016: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions, including a Private Member’s resolution, and witnessed the introduction of two government bills on Tuesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of 23rd session: Members’…

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Punjab Assembly Ignores Legislative Business

ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2016: The Punjab Assembly preferred supplementary agenda over regular legislative business on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during first sitting of 23rd session: Members’ Participation in House Proceedings The Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 57 minutes. The sitting…

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Punjab Assembly Approves Supplementary Budget 2015-16

ISLAMABAD, June 29, 2016: The Punjab Assembly approved 37 Supplementary Demands for Grants for the year 2015-16 on Wednesday during last (11th) sitting of 22nd (Budget) session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 32 minutes.…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Supplementary Budget 2015-16

ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2016: The Punjab Assembly held discussion on the supplementary budget 2015-16 on Tuesday during 10th sitting of 22nd (Budget) session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four hours. The sitting started at 1045 hours against…

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Punjab Assembly Passes Finance and LG Bills

ISLAMABAD, June 27, 2016: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Finance Bill 2016 and an amendment to the local government law on Monday during ninth sitting of 22nd (Budget) session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 41 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2016: The Punjab Assembly approved forty one Demands for Grants during eighth sitting of its 22nd (Budget) session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceeding: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 15 minutes. The sitting started at 0920 hours against…

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