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(National): Punjab Assembly fails to transact agenda due to opposition’s protest

Lahore
Lahore:The Punjab Assembly could not address its agenda on Wednesday due to the protest by opposition lawmakers who were agitating against the reply of Minister for Law regarding demands of farmers, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.   The House met for 39 minutes. The sitting started at 1626 hours against the scheduled time of 1400 hours. The Speaker presided over the entire sitting. The Deputy Speaker was not present. The Leaders of the House and Opposition did not attend the sitting.   As many as 14 (4%) MPAs were present at the outset and 107 (29%) at the adjournment of the sitting. Parliamentary leader of PPPP attended the proceedings. Four out of eight minority lawmakers attended the sitting.   The House neither co...

(Assembly): Punjab Assembly adopts supplementary resolution

Lahore
Lahore: The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on Friday adopted a private member’s supplementary resolution urging the provincial government to clean water drain and provide relief to the flood affected people of the mover’s constituency, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House met for an hour and seven minutes. The sitting started at 1123 hours against the scheduled time of 0900 hours. The Deputy Speaker presided over the sitting for 30 minutes while the rest of the sitting was presided over by a member of panel of chairperson. The Speaker did not attend the sitting. The Leaders of the House and the Opposition were not present during the sitting. Eighteen (4%) lawmakers were present at the outset and 30 (8%) at the adjournment of the sitting. Pa...