Punjab Assembly Passes Finance Bill 2014

Opposition Lawmakers Did Not Attend the Sitting Two Bills Passed; Five Ordinances Laid, One Adopted  ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2014: The provincial assembly passed the Punjab Finance Bill 2014 in the absence of opposition members during 8th sitting of its 9th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Schedule…

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Punjab Assembly Approves 42 Demands for Grants

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2014: The Punjab Assembly approved 42 Demands for Grants in the seventh sitting of the its  9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. A total of 43 Demands for Grants were approved.  There were 42 Demands for Grants…

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Punjab Assembly Rejects Cut Motion on Police Department

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2014: Starting two hours and 23 minutes behind schedule, the Punjab Assembly rejected the cut motion on police department jointly moved by the opposition parties, during 6th sitting of the ongoing 9th budget session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation. As many as…

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Punjab Assembly: Budget Debate Concluded, Opposition Walks Out

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2014: The Punjab Finance Minister concluded the debate on provincial budget 2014-2015 while the opposition walked out of the House against Lahore incident on Thursday during fifth sitting of 9th session on Thursday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Fifty-four lawmakers, including 35 of PML-N, 17 of PTI,…

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Opposition Boycotts Punjab PA Proceedings to Protest Lahore Killings

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2014: Starting two hours behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed a walkout and a boycott by the Opposition parties to protest the killings of eight people in Lahore during the 4th sitting of 9th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Opposition staged a walkout to express dissatisfaction…

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Punjab Assembly: Opposition Protests over Lahore Casualties

Lack of Quorum leads to adjournment of sitting ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2014: The opposition in Punjab Assembly protested over the clashes and killings in Lahore on Tuesday during 3rd sitting of the 9th (Budget) session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. The Leader of the Opposition, through a point of order, requested…

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Senate Approves 133 Recommendations on Budget

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2014: The Senate unanimously approved over hundred recommendations on the Finance Bill 2014 during 9th and last sitting of its 105th session on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the proceedings. Through supplementary agenda, Chairperson of Standing Committee…

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Punjab Assembly: Leader of the Opposition Opens Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2014: The Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly opened debate on Budget during 2nd sitting of its 9th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Overall 24 members – 21 PML-N, and one each of PTI, PML and PPPP expressed their views on the…

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Senate Resumes Budget Debate amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2014: The Upper House resumed debate on the federal budget 2014-15 amid low attendance during 8th sitting of the its 105th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of the House. The Chair had to adjourn the sitting yesterday (Thursday) after a…

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Punjab Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 13, 2014: The Punjab Minister for Finance presented the budget in the provincial assembly amidst the protest of opposition lawmakers on Friday during first sitting of 9th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet. Along with the Punjab Finance Bill, 2014, the minister also presented the Annual Budget Statement…

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