5th sitting of PA budget session on Monday

LAHORE: The 5th sitting of the budget session of the Punjab Assembly will be held on June 24 (Monday) for general discussion with Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal in the chair.

The leader of the opposition, scores of members from treasury benches and opposition had already taken active part in budget discussion during the last three sitting which commenced from June 20.

The Punjab Finance Minister Mian Mujtaba Shuja Ur Rehman at the end, through his speech will wrap up the general discussion.

Secretary Punjab Assembly Malik Maqsood Ahmad told APP here Sunday that according to rule 138 of the rules of the procedure of the Punjab Assembly,not less than four days were always allotted for general discussion on the budget.

He said that cut motions and voting on budget will be held on June 25 and 26.