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Punjab Assembly Meets to Discuss Strategy against COVID-19, Addresses 27% Agenda

ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2020: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab met after a gap of around two months to discuss strategy of provincial government against coronavirus and addressed 27 percent of its scheduled business during 21st session, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report.

The session comprising three sittings convened on the requisition of the Opposition amid strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) introduced by the assembly secretariat to fight the COVID-19. Each sitting, on an average, lasted an hour and 49 minutes. An average of 25 (7%) lawmakers were present at the outset and 18 (5%) lawmakers at the adjournment of each sitting. The Leader of the House (Chief Minister) did not attend any of the sitting while the Leader of the Opposition was present in third sitting continued for an hour and 20 minutes (24% of the session’s time).

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