Punjab PA Takes Up Private Members’ Business

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2018: The Punjab Assembly adopted three resolutions on Tuesday condemning the attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi and recommending the government to raise awareness on human rights and improve security cameras in Lahore, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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Punjab Assembly Discusses Health Related Issues

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2018: The Punjab Assembly on Monday debated health related issues and took up three Call Attention Notices (CANs), observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the fifth session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for four…

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Punjab PA Skips Scheduled Discussion on Health Issues

ISLAMABAD, December 07, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not hold a scheduled discussion on health issues amidst lack of quorum, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Friday. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth sitting of the ongoing (fifth) session: Members’ Participation The Assembly met for…

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Punjab PA Continues Discussion on Farmers’ Issues

ISLAMABAD, December 06, 2018: The Punjab Assembly held discussion on agricultural issues and grievances of sugarcane growers on Thursday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fourth sitting of the fifth session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met for three hours and…

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Punjab Assembly Debates Agriculture Related Issues

ISLAMABAD, December 05, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab discussed grievances of sugarcane growers and issues pertaining to the agriculture sector on Wednesday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during third sitting of the fifth session: Members’ Participation The Punjab Assembly met…

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Punjab PA Adopts Four Private Members’ Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 04, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab adopted four private members’ resolutions and discussed an adjournment motion related to health sector on Tuesday,  observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during second sitting of the fifth session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly’s Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 03, 2018: The first sitting of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab was adjourned early on Monday due to lack of quorum. The proceedings started an hour and 42 minutes late, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during fifth session:…

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Punjab PA Votes to Elect Senators

ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab (PAP) lawmakers voted on Thursday to elect two senators from Punjab, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Factsheet. Below are the key observations during the voting process that took place in PAP: The voting continued from 0900 hours to 1600 hours in the PAP hall. Provincial…

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Punjab Assembly Condemns Assassination of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq

Requisitioned Session Prorogued Sine Die ISLAMABAD, November 08, 2018: The Punjab Assembly on Thursday adopted a supplementary resolution to condemn the assassination of JUI-S chief Maulana Sami-ul-Haq, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during first (only) sitting of the fourth (requisitioned) session: Members’ Participation The Punjab…

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Punjab Assembly: 34 Lawmakers Participate in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2018: As many as 34 out of 370 (10%) sitting lawmakers participated in the general discussion on budget 2018-19 held during the third session of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report.

The ruling party PTI presented its first provincial budget during first sitting of the session amidst opposition parties’ protest. The lawmakers belonging to PML-N kept interrupting the Minister for Finance during entire length (36 minutes) of his speech. The protesting lawmakers also gathered in front of the Speaker’s dais and tore the official documents of the budget. The Speaker suspended the membership of six protesting lawmakers for violating the decorum of the House and barred their entry in the precincts of the Assembly till the completion of investigations against them. Read more

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