List of Business
Summary of Proceedings
Summary of the Proceedings
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Started at 04:07 p.m.
with a recitation from the Holy Qur’an and its Urdu translation followed by Naat-e-Rasool-e-Maqbool ﷺ.
In Chair Mr. Parvez Elahi, Speaker
Malik Muhammad Ahmad Khan moved a Privilege Motion that through amending Bill in Emergency Services Act, Rescue 1122 was given status of independent department. Consequently, Services of DG Rescue 1122 and other employees working in this organization were to be regulated but even after lapse of four months when this bill was passed no further action had so far been taken to implement the law, hence, challenging the supremacy of the Punjab Assembly, was referred to the Special Committee No.13 to inquire into the matter.
General Discussion on Annual Budget for the Year 2021-2022
The General Discussion on the Annual Budget for the year 2021-22 was initiated by Mr. Muhammad Hamza Shahbaz Sharif, Leader of Opposition. He criticized the economic policies introduced by the current government and accused that PTI regime had damaged economy and was making the lives of the masses miserable. He urged the chair to make Standing Committees and the Public Accounts Committee-I as functional. He committed that opposition would play a responsible role for the betterment of the Province and its public. Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal, Minister for Industries, Commerce & Investment, Makhdoom Syed Usman Mehmood, Mr Muhammad Afzal, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan, Mr Taimoor Ali Lali, Ms Tahia Noon and Mr Ahmad Shah Khagga participated in the discussion.
The House was then adjourned at 08:45 p.m. to meet on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 02:00 p.m.