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Foreign diplomats witnesses proceedings of joint session of the Parliament

Foreign diplomats witnesses proceedings of joint session

Foreign diplomats witnesses proceedings of joint session of the Parliament.

Diplomats of different countries on Thursday witnessed the proceedings of the joint session of the Parliament.

Foreign diplomats witnesses proceedings of joint session

President Dr Arif Alvi addressed the joint session of the Parliament at the beginning of the parliamentary year as required in the constitution of the country.

The President has addressed the joint session of the Parliament for the third time.

The sitting arrangements in the hall were made keeping in view the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser and parliamentarians attended the session.

The joint session of Senate and National Assembly was convened by President Alvi in exercise of his powers under Article 54(1) of the Constitution.

Meanwhile, President Dr Arif Alvi said all the state institutions of Pakistan, including parliament, army and judiciary, were “on the same page” with a united approach of ensuring rule of law and social justice for the people.

“Our state institutions are in unison and pursuing the same vision of overcoming challenges confronting the country,” the president said in his address to the joint sitting of parliament on the start of new parliamentary year.

 

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