PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PUNJAB
LIST OF BUSINESS
THE SITTING OF THE ASSEMBLY TO BE HELD ON MONDAY
17 JUNE 2019 AT 3:00 P.M.
Tilawat and Naat
ON ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE YEAR 2019-20”
LAHORE: MUHAMMAD KHAN BHATTI
15 June 2019 Secretary
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Summary of the Proceedings
Monday, June 17, 2019
Started at 04:17 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
The House offered Fateha on the sad demise of Dr. Syed Waseem Akhtar, former MPA and for nephew of Syed Khawar Ali Shah, MPA (PP-203).
General Discussion on Annual Budget for the Year 2019-2020
The General discussion on the Annual Budget for the year 2019-20 was initiated by Mr. Muhammad Hamza Shahbaz SharifLeader of Opposition. He criticized that austerity measures taken by the government were just an eyewash and in fact, they had increased manifold. He also pointed out that there was 35% increase in the administrative expenditures. He further apprised the House that there was decrease of 52% in the foreign investment and Pak rupee had been devalued to 30%. The prices of essential commodities were increasing rapidly. Mr. Muhammad Basharat Raja, Minister for Law & Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Muhammad Afzal, Ms. Shaheen Raza, Mr. Muhammad Tahir Pervaiz, Ms. Neelum Hayat Malik, Ms. Shaheena Karim and Mr. Khalil Tahir Sindhu participated in the discussion.
The House was then adjourned at 07:1 p.m. to meet on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.