LAHORE - Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khan Khosa has convened Punjab Assembly’s 43rd session on Thursday at 3pm.

 The Punjab government intends to get 12 bills passed during the upcoming session which is likely to continue for seven days. 

They include: The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Privileges (Amendment) Bill, The Punjab Motion Pictures (Amendment) Bill, The Punjab Evacuee Trust Properties (Management and Disposal) (Amendment) Bill and The Punjab Service Tribunals (Amendment) Bill, The Punjab Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Amendment) Bill, The Punjab Land Revenue (Amendment) Bill and The Punjab Building Control and Housing Schemes Regulatory Authority Bill.

The fate of three bills already introduced in the Assembly still hangs in the balance. They are: Punjab Private Education Commission Bill 2012, The Lahore Canal Heritage Park Bill 2012 and The Punjab Local Government Bill 202. Currently, these bills are lying with the concerned standing committees of the House.

The first one envisages a regulating body for the private schools, second pertains to preservation of the natural environment along the canal and the third one relates to new local council system in the province. 

Questions relating to the departments of Livestock, Local Government, Finance, Wildlife, Schools Education, Agriculture, Higher Education and S&GAD would be asked by the members and answered by the concerned minister incharge on different days.