LAHORE - Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal could not stop the suspended assembly members from attending Tuesdays assembly sitting, as Election Commission of Pakistan did not despatch to the Punjab Assembly Secretariat, copy of its notification, suspending assembly membership of 69 legislators for their failure to submit accounts of their assets on the prescribed date. Some of the suspended members, including Rai Muhammad Aslam Khan, Tayyaba Zamir, Humaira Awais Shahid and others were seen attending the session on Tuesday, but Speaker did not ask them to leave the House. Punjab Minister for Labour, Muhammad Ashraf Khan Sohna is also among the MPAs whose membership has been suspended by the Commission, but he did not attend Tuesdays assembly sitting. When contacted, the minister told The Nation that he sat in his office on Tuesday but did not discharged any official business since he was no more a minister. He said he just did public dealing while sitting in his office. Sohna further told this scribe that his lawyer has now filed statement of account of his assets today (Tuesday). When contacted, Secretary Assembly, Maqsood Malik told The Nation that assembly secretariat had not yet received any notification regarding suspension of assembly members from the Election Commission, and Speaker could not take any action merely on the basis of media reports. He said he was still awaiting the notification issued by the Election Commission. According to assembly sources, Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqal inquired about the said notification from assembly staff before start of the assembly session, but he was told that no such notification has been received. It has been learnt said that seven of the 69 suspended assembly members filed statement accounts of their assets on Tuesday with the Election Commission and their membership has been restored on Tuesday afternoon. They include:Raja Tariq Kiani, Rai Muhammad Aslam, Ahmad Hassan Dehr, Malik Nousher Khan Langrial, Sahibzada M Gazain Abbasi, Humaira Awais Shahid and Nazma Jawad Hashmi.