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Punjab lacks legislation to curb Sheesha smoking

Punjab lacks legislation to curb Sheesha smoking

ISLAMABAD: While the rate of tobacco use among youth in form of Sheesha smoking is increasing, the largest province of the country Punjab has no law to curb this practice and…

Low Attendance sitting of Punjab PA passes five bills

Low Attendance sitting of Punjab PA passes five bills

  ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed five bills amid low attendance of lawmakers in the House. The House witnessed attendance of five MPAs (1%) at start and 20…

Punjab Assembly holds first-ever ‘Zero Hour’

Punjab Assembly holds first-ever ‘Zero Hour’

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab held “Zero Hour” for the first time during eighth sitting of the ongoing 20th session on Friday. The discussion during last half an hour…

Opposition’s protest disrupts proceeding of Punjab Assembly

Opposition’s protest disrupts proceeding of Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD: The Opposition parties in Punjab Assembly disrupted the proceeding of the House on Thursday by staging protest and chanting slogans against the provincial government. The entire Opposition staged protest…

Opp and govt come face to face in Punjab Assembly

Opp and govt come face to face in Punjab Assembly

  ISLAMABAD: The opposition parties in the Punjab Assembly demanded the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday to step down over involvement of his family in secret offshore businesses as…

Punjab PA urges govt to give women vocational trainings

Punjab PA urges govt to give women vocational trainings

ISLAMABAD, April 5, 2016: The Punjab Assembly recommends the government to offer professional trainings for women and curb the sale of substandard milk in the province on Tuesday during fifth…

Punjab Assembly extends six Ordinances

Punjab Assembly extends six Ordinances

ISLAMABAD, April 1, 2016: The Punjab Assembly extended six ordinances on Friday during third sitting of its 20th session. The House adopted six resolutions under Rule 128(2)(a) of the Assembly’s Rules…

Punjab PA suspends regular agenda to discuss Lahore Attack

Punjab PA suspends regular agenda to discuss Lahore Attack

  ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday suspended regular agenda and discussed attack at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park after condemning this incident through adopting a resolution. The entire agenda on the list…

Over Rs.356m incurred on salaries of Punjab MPAs during last 2 years

Over Rs.356m incurred on salaries of Punjab MPAs during last 2 years

  ISLAMABAD: The lawmakers in Punjab Assembly received more than Rs. 356.6 during the fiscal year 2013-14 and 2014-15 under the head of salaries and multiple allowances. According to the…

Punjab Assembly passes 20 bills during 19th session

Punjab Assembly passes 20 bills during 19th session

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab remained heavily focused on legislative business and passed 20 government bills out of 40 appearing on the list of business of the House during…