Islamabad (August 13, 2018): President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain has summoned the first session of newly elected National Assembly today (Monday) at 10 am in the morning, while sessions of all four provincial assemblies have also been summoned.
The first sitting of the session will see the newly elected MNAs taking oath of their office. Outgoing Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq will administer the oath.
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This will be followed by the elections of the speaker, deputy speaker and leader of the house.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has nominated its Chairman Imran Khan for the slot of leader of the house while PML (N) President Shahbaz Sharif has been fielded as joint candidate by the opposition. The opposition has also nominated Khurshid Shah for the slot of the speaker.
Meanwhile, special counters have been set up at the National Assembly secretariat to facilitate and guide the newly elected members of the assembly.
These counters will help the elected lawmakers to get membership cards of the assembly and other information.The counters will remain open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Security Arrangements Tightened
From Bani Gala to the Parliament House, security arrangements have been finalised, authorities and sources confirmed, while additional measures will also be implemented for the first session of the 15th NA.
According to sources, the security in the district, including the red zone areas, will be on “red alert” — or high alert — in light of the NA session, and only people with special passes will be allowed into the Parliament.
Police and Rangers have been deployed as per the stricter security measures for the day. No random person would be let into the red zone.
KP Assembly Session Summoned Today At 10 am
On the other hand, the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has also summoned the session of the newly elected provincial assembly in Peshawar today (Monday) at 10:00 am.The newly elected members of Provincial Assembly will took oath of their offices.
The Assembly will also elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the house and Chief Minister of the province.
Sindh assembly to meet Today
Acting Sindh Governor Agha Siraj Durrani has summoned the first session of Sindh Assembly on August 13 (today) at 10am.
During the session, the newly elected members of the provincial assembly will take oath of their offices. The house will also elect speaker and deputy speakers on August 15. Nomination papers for lthe eader of the House will be submitted on the same day while its scrutiny will be held on August 16.On August 17, the leader will be chosen whereas Sindh Chief Minister will take oath the same evening.
Balochistan assembly session Summoned Today
Newly elected Balochistan Assembly’s first session has been summoned on August 13 (Today).All newly elected MPAs will take oath in the first session. Speaker and Deputy Speaker for the assembly also will be elected in the following session.
Newly Elected Punjab Assembly Session Summoned on August 15
The session of Punjab Assembly has been summoned on August 15 after the summary pertaining to the matter received approval.Newly elected Members of Punjab Assembly (MPA) will take oath after which speaker and deputy speaker will be chosen.