Parliament joint session summoned on Sep 13

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ISLAMABAD: The parliament’s joint session has been summoned on September 13 that will be addressed by the newly elected president Dr Arif Alvi.
The decision was taken in parliamentary parties session held in the parliamentary house and chaired by speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar.
The session has decided to call the joint parliamentary session, Senate and NA, on September 13 and president Dr Arif Alvi will address the session marking the new parliament year.After the presidential address, the NA will start its first formal session.
Meeting has also deliberated the formation of standing committees and decided to maintain the previous procedure in this connection.
According to decision out of 31 standing committees, 16 will be awarded to government and it’s allied while other 15 will be kept under opposition control.
According to reports, chairmanship of nine committees will be given to PML-N, PPP 5 and one will be given to Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal.
During the session, the speaker directed the opposition leaders to submit the names of members of the committees so that business advisory committee would be set up.Talking to the participants, speaker NA Asad Qaisar said that continuity of democracy has ensured the stability of institutions as people have great expectations from the present parliament.
“For the provision of facilities to general public and to put the country o headway there is need to join hands,” he stressed.


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