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Newly Elected Punjab Assembly To Meet Today

Lahore (August 15, 2018): The inaugural session of newly elected Punjab Assembly will be held today.

The newly elected MPAs will take oath during the session, while elections for the Speaker and Deputy Speaker slots will take place on Thursday.

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Earlier on Monday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf nominated Dost Muhammad Mazari for the post of Deputy Speaker of the Punjab assembly.

Mazari won election from Punjab Assembly constituency PP-297 Rajanpur-V by securing 56,113 votes.

The party has already nominated Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid chief Pervaiz Elahi for speaker and PTI leader Chaudhry Sarwar would serve as the governor of Punjab.PTI Nominates Dost Mazari As Deputy Speaker PAEarlier on Monday, newly elected members of Sindh Assembly were administered oath.

The inaugural session of the assembly was chaired by the speaker, Agha Siraj Durrani. 168 members of the house took oath for the upcoming tenure of the Sindh Assembly.

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Members took oath in three Sindhi, Urdu and English Languages.

In Sindh Assembly, the PPP won 73 general provincial assembly seats, with the inclusion of five minority and 17 women reserved seats, it is leading the tally with 95 seats.The PTI has been allocated 30 seats, including 23 general seats, five reserved women, and two minority members. While the MQM-Pakistan will have its 21 members in the assembly after winning 16 general seats, four reserved women and one minority seats.

The GDA will have 15-member representation in the Sindh Assembly. Under the seat-share formula, it has been given four reserved women and one minority seat on its 10 general seats.

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) will have three members in the legislative assembly with two members on general seats and one reserved women seat. Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal will have one-member representation in the assembly.

Earlier, newly Elected MPAs of the KP Assembly took the oath of their office in the Inaugural session.

As many as 112 newly elected members were administered PML-N leader Sardar Aurangzeb Nalota administered the oath to KP members as ex-speaker Asad Qaiser, who has now been elected as MNA, was in Islamabad for swearing-in ceremony.

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Election for the new Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be held on Wednesday.

Nomination papers for the election of Speaker and Deputy Speaker can be submitted by 04:00 pm today.

In the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, the PTI has increased its seats share to 64 members after the inclusion of two independent members in the party’s fold. With the numbers in hand, the party has taken its seat total to 84 seats after addition of 16 women and two minority seats.The MMA is at the distant second with 13 seats including 10 general seats, two women, and a minority reserved seat.

ANP secured a nine-member representation with seven members on general seats and two seats on women reserved seats.

The PML-N won five general seats, and with the addition of one women reserved seat, its tally stands at six in the provincial assembly. The PPP with four general seats and one women reserved sear stands with the total of five seats.

Earlier on, newly elected members of the Balochistan Assembly took oath as member for the upcoming tenure of the Assembly.

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Speaker Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani administered the oath to the  61 MPAs in Balochistan Assembly.

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