Newly elected MPAs take oath during KP Assembly session

PESHAWAR: The newly-elected members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly took oath during the inaugural session here on Monday.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PMLN) MPA-elect Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha is presiding the provincial assembly session due to the absence of Speaker Asad Qaiser.
Aurangzeb Nalotha administered oath to the 112 newly elected lawmakers of KP Assembly.
This is the 13th provincial assembly in the parliamentary history of the province since 1946.
In the 124-member House, 99 lawmakers are elected on general seats while 22 are reserved for women and three for minority communities.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has secured a two-third majority.
The Sindh and Balochistan assemblies will also meet today, where their respective elected members will be sworn in.
The Punjab Assembly session has been summoned on Wednesday, August 15 at 10am.
Earlier today, newly-elected MNAs took oath in the inaugural session of the 15th National Assembly.


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