Punjab Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts Resolution

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2015: The Punjab Assembly passed six bills (including the Punjab Finance Bill 2015) and adopted a resolution to commend the federal government’s efforts in minimizing load shedding in the country on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers as 73 members (20% of…

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Punjab Assembly Continues Debate on Annual Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2015: The Punjab Assembly continued to debate the annual budget on Tuesday amid low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 74 minutes behind the schedule with 30 members (8% of the total membership) present at the start and 13 (4%) at the time of adjournment.…

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Budget Debate Starts in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 15, 2015: The Punjab Assembly commenced the debate on the provincial budget 2015-16 on Monday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 82 minutes behind the schedule with 37 members (10% of the total membership) present at the start and…

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Punjab Assembly: Provincial Budget Presented amid Opposition’s Protest

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2015: The Punjab Assembly witnessed the presentation of the provincial budget for the upcoming financial year on Friday amid strong protest by the opposition parties, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 90 minutes behind the schedule with 230 members (62% of the total membership) present at the start…

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