LAHORE (APP) - Following are the highlights of the Punjab Assembly budget session for the financial year 2010-11 held here Monday. * The session started an hour late from the scheduled time at 3 pm. After recitation from the Holy Quran and Naat-e-Rasool (peace be upon him), fateha was also offered for the departed souls of the mother of Speaker PA Rana Muhamamd Iqbal and father of MPA Ch Ikhlaq Ahmed. * The panel of Chairmen for the budget session was announced which includes MPAs Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri, Dr Asma Mamdot, Sahaan Malik and Engr Shahzad Elahi. * The Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif entered the house at 04:15 pm in the thunderous applause of the treasury benches. He remained absorbed throughout the budget speech. * As usual the members desisted from occupying seats reserved for the parliamentarians on the upper floor of the house while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MPA Asif Manzoor Mohal was the lone member who witnessed the proceedings from the gallery. * The Speaker took amended oath under the 18th amendment which allows him not to take oath afresh every time as the Acting-Governor. * The speaker administered oath to the four newly elected MPAs namely: Basit Ahmed Sultan (PP-259), Mian Muhammad Ajmal Asif (PP-63), Ahmed Mujtaba Gilani (206) and Sardar Mir Badshah Khan Qaisrani (PP-240). * Soon after the commencement of the budget proceedings, PML-Q MPA Samina Khawar Hayat insisted on permission to speak on a point of order, however the speaker resisted her demand but later condescended. * Samina Khawar Hayat, in her point of order, objected to the parking of unauthorized vehicles in the Punjab Assembly premises. * The opposition benches kept on chanting anti-government slogans throughout the session to disrupt finance ministers budget speech and divert the attention of the house while the treasury benches paid no heed to the hue and cry created by the opposition. * Senior Minister Raja Riaz Ahmed and Deputy Speaker PA Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan tried to intervene and pacify disgruntled opposition members but to no avail. * The chief minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif shook hands with the finance minister Tanvir Ashraf Kaira after the budget speech. * At the end of the budget speech, the Speaker adjourned the budget session till June 17 (Thursday) at 10:00 hours.