ISLAMABAD : The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday reached a consensus with the ruling party to hold a session of the Lower House after an earlier submitted requisition notice to call a session was withdrawn, reported Express News.
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Under the rules, the speaker is bound to convene the session 14 days after submission of the requisition notice by February 10.
However, the government seeks a delay in the assembly session as a number of key foreign personalities are visiting the country.
In a bid to resolve the issue smoothly, the government contacted the opposition party in this regard through Speaker NA Asad Qaiser.
The office of the speaker had requested the PML-N to withdraw their requisition notice, insisting that Islamabad has already sent a summary to convene the NA session on February 18.
At this, the parliamentary committee of the PML-N agreed to withdraw the earlier submitted requisition notice.
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The party will also take Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) into confidence on the matter.
Islamabad and the PML-N have also agreed to coordinate with each other on matters related to running the NA sessions in the future.
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