Punjab Assembly Leaves 72% Agenda Unaddressed During 18th Session

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2020:: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab left 72% of its scheduled business unaddressed during 18th session, comprising five sittings that continued between January 23, 2020 and January 29, 2020, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. Each sitting, on an average, commenced an hour and 40 minutes behind the…

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Punjab Assembly Addresses Two-Fifth Agenda during 17th Session

ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab transacted two-fifth of its scheduled business during the 17th session that continued between December 18, 2019, and December 31, 2019, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. Each sitting, on an average, commenced an hour and 19 minutes behind the scheduled time and lasted an…

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Punjab Assembly Takes Up 88 Percent Agenda during Tenth Session

67 percent lawmakers remain inactive during Budget Discussion Women MPs participate more actively than Men during Budget Speeches The Provincial Assembly of Punjab addressed 88 percent of its scheduled agenda during 10th session and also passed the provincial budget for financial year 2019-20, observes Free and Fair Election Networks (FAFEN) in its session report. The…

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Punjab Assembly Addresses 93% Agenda during Ninth Session

78% Lawmakers Remain Inactive during Session ISLAMABAD, May 03, 2019: Nearly 78% of the legislators did not participate in the proceedings of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during ninth session that continued between April 22 and May 03, 2019. As many as 81 lawmakers or 22 percent of the total 369 including 23 women and 58 men…

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Punjab Assembly Addresses 70% Regular Agenda During 7th Session

64 Percent Lawmakers Remain Inactive An Hour and 27 Minutes Average Delay Observed in Each Siting Leader of the House Remains Absent Throughout the Session   Islamabad, March 19, 2019:The Punjab Assembly addressed 70 percent of the agenda during seventh session that continued between February 20 and March 14, 2019. The House spent five hours…

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73% Lawmakers Remain Inactive during Sixth Session of Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2019: Nearly three quarters (73%) of the legislators did not participate in the proceedings of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during sixth session that continued between January 7 and January 25, 2019. As many as 101 lawmakers or 27 percent of the total membership including 29 women and 72 men participated…

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Punjab Assembly Addresses 72 percent Agenda in Fifth Session

House Discusses Problems of Agriculture and Health Sectors ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2018: The Punjab Assembly addressed nearly three quarters (72%) of its scheduled business during its fifth session that continued between December 3 and December 14, 2018. The session, comprising ten sittings, continued for 23 hours and 14 minutes with each sitting, on an average, starting an hour and 28 minutes behind the scheduled…

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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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