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Parliament’s 5th session on Nov 7

  • Published at 06:04 pm October 16th, 2019
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File photo of the Parliament building Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The last session prorogued on September 12 after 4 working days

The fifth session of the 11th Parliament will begin at 4:15 pm on November 7.

President Abdul Hamid summoned the session exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Clause (1) of Article 72 of the Constitution, a press release in Dhaka said on Wednesday, reports BSS.

Before the beginning of the fifth session, the Advisory Committee of Parliament will hold a meeting with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP, in the chair.

Earlier, the fourth session of the 11th Parliament was prorogued on September 12 after four working days, which saw the passing of one bill out of five placed in the House.

The last session began on September 8, which got 158 notices under Section 71 of the Rules of Procedure. Of those, three notices were accepted and were discussed in the House.

Besides, 30 notices were discussed for two minutes each under Section 71 (A)of the Rules of Procedure.

A total of 70 questions were received for the prime minister, of which she responded to 18 questions along with supplementary ones.

The last session received a total of 1,553 questions for different ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers, and they replied to 452 questions, including the supplementary ones.