President summons NA session on Monday

Dunya News

President has summoned the session of the Lower House of the Parliament on Monday (May 11).

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday summoned session of the National Assembly to meet on Monday (May 11) at 3:00 pm in the Parliament House.

The President has summoned the session of the National Assembly in exercise of powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 54 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, said a press release issued by National Assembly Secretariat.

This session will be the 21st session of the incumbent National Assembly.

Earlier on May 4, in a meeting of the parliamentary leaders chaired by Syed Fakhar Imam, it was decided to convene a session of the National Assembly in Parliament House on Monday (May 11).

Talking to media after the meeting of parliamentary leaders, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that it has been decided to convene a meeting of the National Assembly on Monday (May 11) at 3 pm.

He said that the duration of the NA session would be one and a half to two hours. The special session will be related to COVID-19 only, in which there will be no break for questions, privilege motion and adjournment motion.

Qureshi said the meeting also decided that quorum will not be pointed out during the session, adding that no visitor gallery will open except press gallery.

The foreign minister said that efforts would also be made to reach a consensus on the budget session.