President Dr Arif Alvi addresses joint session of parliament

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President Dr Arif Alvi addresses joint session of parliament

ISLAMABAD – President Dr Arif Alvi is addressing the joint session of the Parliament.

The joint session of the Parliament is underway in Islamabad.

Special passes have been issued for the session.

President has also summoned session of the Senate tomorrow at 11 am and of National Assembly at 10 am the same day.

Today s joint session is the first formal session of the NA after election and swearing-in of the new Prime Minister, Speaker and the Deputy Speaker. Earlier, the session was scheduled on September 13 but it was postponed to meet again on September 17 due to death of Kulsoom Nawaz.

Earlier, former President Mamnnon Hussain addressed the joint session of Parliament for four times, Asif Ali Zardari addressed the joint session of parliament for six times during his tenure, while his predecessor General (retired) Pervez Musharraf made the address once during his tenure of eight years and 10 months.

Former Presidents General Ziaul Haq and Ghulam Ishaq Khan had the opportunity to address Parliament on five occasions.