Govt decides to call joint parliament session on Tuesday, Nov 16
NA Speaker started meetings with Opp to remove reservations on bills. Opp demanded the restoration of the legislation committee.
PM Imran led government decided to convene the joint session of the parliament on Tuesday, November 16, 24News HD TV reported on Thursday.
According to details, Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan who gave him a task to persuade the opposition.
Following the PM’s directions, the speaker started holding meetings with opposition leaders and assured them to remove their reservations, he also briefed them on the electronic voting machines (EVM).
Earlier the government adjourned the scheduled joint session of the Parliament yesterday.
According to sources, the opposition demanded the Speaker in a meeting to reinstate the committee on legislation.
The opposition said that all the government bills were already present in the Legislative Committee so it should be restored.
The opposition said representatives of the government and the opposition were also present in the Legislative Committee.
The opposition also objected to the inclusion of more government members in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) committee and demanded equal representation in it.
The opposition also demanded the speaker to give all the rules in writing to them because the track record of the government was not good and it had backed away from many things, many times in the past.
Reporter: Usman Khan