List of Business
PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PUNJAB
LIST OF BUSINESS
THE SITTING OF THE ASSEMBLY TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY
21 NOVEMBER 2019 AT 3:00 P.M.
Tilawat and Naat
INDUSTRIES, COMMERCE AND INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT
to be asked and answers given
CALL ATTENTION NOTICES
Call Attention Notices, entered in the separate list,
to be asked and oral answers given
A MINISTER to move for General Discussion on Price Control.
Lahore: Inayat Ullah Lak
20 November 2019 Acting Secretary
Summary of Proceedings
Summary of the Proceedings
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Started at 04:40 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
Questions relating to Industries, Commerce & Investment Department were asked and Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal, the concerned Minister answered the questions.
Call Attention Notices
Two Call Attention Notices were taken up. The Notice moved by Malik Muhammad Ahmad Khan regarding looting of cash and other valuables by Mr Muhammad Umar, Suprevisor of a Private Company by the dacoits at Kasur police station A Division Near Bilal Mosque and the other Notice moved by Mr Mohsin Atta Khan Khosa regarding killing of four people including two passer by children namely Mr Abdullah Khosa and Mr Haider Khosa in an encounter between police and dacoits by declaring them members of ladi dacoit group in the premises of police station Kot Mubarak District Dera Ghazi Khan were disposed of after replied by Mr. Muhammad Basharat Raja, Minister for Law & Parliamentary Affairs.
Two Adjournment Motions were taken up. The Adjournment Motion moved by Ms Khadija Umar regarding candidates who got third division in any of the educational degree were declared ineligible to appear for test and interview of CTI, School and College teachers, therefore, either third divisioner should be allowed to appear for test and interview or third division should be declared as failed and new system of grading should be introduced and the second Motion moved Mr. Muhammad Latasob Satti regarding Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Murree is working without proper number of doctors and paramedical staff because they make efforts to get transfer to other cities because of non-availability of facilities, were disposed of after replied by the concerned Ministers.
General Discussion on Price Control
Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal, Minister for Industries, Commerce & Investment initiated general discussion on Price Control. He admitted that price hike of commodities across the province was a big challenge for the government and that the government was aware of this situation and was taking measures for giving relief to the masses. He added that price hike was linked with demand and supply and damage to crops, due to impact of climate change, widened gap between demand and supply. He ensured that government was taking stringent and constructive steps to control price hike. Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari participated in the discussion.