Karachi (August 11, 2018): The Acting Governor Sindh Agha Siraj Durrani has summoned the first session of Sindh Assembly on 13th of August at 10 am.
During the session, the newly elected members of Assembly will take the oath of their offices.
The House will also elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker during the session.Earlier, President has summoned the session of National Assembly on Monday at ten in the morning. The first sitting of the session will see the newly elected MNAs taking the oath of their office. Outgoing Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq will administer the oath to the newly elected members.
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 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 five p.m.
On the other hand, the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has summoned the session of the newly elected provincial assembly in Peshawar on Monday next 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.
Earlier, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday nominated Asad Qaiser as speaker of the National Assembly and Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar as governor of Punjab.
Talking to the newsmen outside Banigala, PTI Vice president, Shah Mahmood Qureshi told about the party’s nominations for the posts of NA speaker and Punjab governor.