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The Sitting of the National Assembly has been adjourned to meet again on Wednesday, the 12th December, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Composition

The Parliament of Pakistan, according to the Constitution of 1973, is bicameral. Article 50 of the Constitution clearly states that the Parliament of Pakistan consists of the President and two Houses known as the National Assembly and the Senate.

National Assembly

The National Assembly has a total of 342 members, including 60 seats reserved for women and 10 for non-Muslims, as per Article 51. The seats in the National Assembly are allocated to each Province, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and the Federal Capital on the basis of population, as officially published in the last preceding census. The present allocation of seats is as under:

Punjab Sindh Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Balochistan FATA Federal Capital Total

General

148 61 35 14 12 2 272

Women

35 14 8 3 0 0 60

Non-Muslims

-- -- -- -- -- -- 10

Total

183 75 43 17 12 2 342