SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS
Monday, December, 31, 2012
(Started at 4:49pm)
Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan, Speaker, assumed the Chair and proceedings commenced with a recitation from the Holy Qur’an and its Urdu translation followed by Naat-e-Rasool-e-Maqbool (PBUH).
Question Hour: −
Questions relating to Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Departments were asked and Mr. Zafar Iqbal Nagra, Parliamentary Secretary for Housing & Urban Development answered the questions.
Extension In Time Limit For Laying The Report:-
On a Motion moved by Major (R) Abdul Rehman Rana, the House granted extension from 18th February 2013 to 8th April 2013 to the Public Accounts Committee No.1 for laying its report on “Report of Auditor General of Pakistan for Audit Paras of Government of the Punjab for Revenue Receipts and Civil Works for the year 2006-07”.
On a Motion moved by Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, the House granted extension up to one month to the Special Committee No. 23 for laying its report on “Adjournment Motion No.2047/2011”.
Call Attention Notices:-
Two Call Attention Notices were taken up. The Notice of Ms. Faiza Ahmed Malik regarding dacoity of Rs.3.5 million at the residence of Rana Muhammad Khan, Advocate at Kahana Lahore and other Notice of Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Malik regarding illegal arrest of Mehboob Alam S/O Sardar Ali, resident of Phool Nagar at Sadar Police Station Phool Nagar District Kasur and accusing him of illegal possession and selling opium weighing 4400 grams were kept pending.
The Notices were answered by Rana Sanaullah Khan, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs.
Nine Adjournment Motions were taken up. Five adjournment motions moved by Shaikh Allauddin, one regarding torture upon Carpenters at the hands of staff of Forest Department who sealed their shops in the suburb of Changa Manga Forest to cover their own corruption who had become millionaire through embezzlement and bringing devastation to this forest, the second regarding dilapidated condition of a road connecting Lahore Cantt Station entrance with Lahore Cantt and Gulberg II, the third regarding Punjab Medical College of Faisalabad is running its Dental Department without permission and recognition by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and thus unable to award Degrees to 50 successful Graduates, the fourth regarding decision made by City District Government and LDA to double parking area in the educational institutions, which even do not have space to park a bicycle, and the last Motion regarding double increase in the rates of fertilizers by the urea and fertilizer manufacturers, hence bringing heavy loss to the farmers, also admitted by “Competition Commission of Pakistan” fertilizer factory owners earned heavy profits, the Motion moved by Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan regarding illegal possession in terms of lease of land of Govt Muslim Model Girls High School Nigham Pura in PP-66 by one Mr Ghulam Muhammad Sabir in connivance with the Revenue Department, and the Motion moved by Ms Nighat Nasir Sheikh regarding illegal sale of liquor in Five Star Hotels, Guest Houses, Farm Houses, Clubs and posh areas of Provincial Capital on the eve of new year in connivance with Excise, Police Department and Bar managements were kept pending. The motions moved by Ch Javed Ahmad (Advocate) regarding Water Fee collection without its supply, provision of inputs at higher prices and decrease in the rates of crop yield in District Pakpattan making farmers life miserable and the Motion moved by Ms Nighat Nasir Sheikh regarding demand of Rs.2000/- to Rs.5000/- as annual funds in the Private Schools from the candidates/students of class 9th and 10th, who wish to appear in the Annual Examination of 2013 and powerlessness of Education Department to impose its authority in these institutions were disposed of.
The Motions were answered by Rana Sanaullah Khan, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs.
GENERAL DISCUSSION ON THE REPORTS OF MEDICAL & HEALTH INSTITUTIONS FOR THE YEARS 2006, 2007 & 2008:-
Rana Sanaullah Khan, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs opened the discussion on the said reports. Ch. Ehsan-ul-Haq Ahsan Nolatia expressed his view and participated in the discussion when quorum was pointed out and the House was then adjourned till 3:00 pm on Thursday, January, 3, 2013.