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PM Sends Summary To President For NA Session On Monday

Islamabad (August 09, 2018): Caretaker Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk on Thursday formally forwarded a summary to the President to summon the session of the National Assembly on Monday.

On the first day of the session, the new elected members of the National Assembly will take oath of their office. This will be followed by the elections of the speaker, the deputy speaker and then the leader of the house.Earlier on Wednesday, Caretaker Information Minister, Barrister Ali Zafar said that a summary has been moved to the President Mamnoon Hussain for the summoning of the National Assembly session between Sunday and Tuesday next.

The Minister said that as per the constitution also, the session of the National Assembly needs to be summoned before 15th of this month.

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The Information Minister said that the newly elected members of the lower house will take oath on the first day of the session which will be followed by the elections of the speaker, the deputy speaker and then the leader of the house.

Barrister Ali Zafar said it is his desire that the newly elected prime minister participates in the flag hoisting ceremony on Independence Day but it depends on completion of necessary formalities for transfer of power.

Last Day For Independent Candidates To Join Any Party

Today is the last day for the independent candidates to declare their affiliation with any political party.

According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, the candidates are required to submit their attested affidavit of joining the political party.

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The affidavit includes candidates’ statement that they are joining the political party without any pressure or greed.

The party-head will inform the ECP about joining of the party by the candidates, in writing.

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