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The National Assembly has been summoned to meet on Thursday, the 26th January, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the Parliament House, Islamabad | Committee Meetings:11:00 AM: Meetings of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) (Cancelled) at Committee Room No.2 | 11:00 AM: Information Technology and Telecommunication at Committee Room No.7 | 11:00 AM: 2nd Meeting of the Sub-Committee of the SC of Industries & Production at Committee Room of Pakistan Gems & Jewellery Development Company, Progressive Plaza, Paramount Road, Karachi | 02:30 PM: 3rd Meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Accountability Law at Constitution Room (Old C. R. No. 5) |
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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SESSIONS
 
The life of National Assembly is divided into sessions. It must meet for at least 130 days and there must be at least three sessions in a year. A session of the National Assembly is summoned by the President of Pakistan under Article 54(1) of the Constitution. In the summoning order the President gives the date, time and place (which is usually the Parliament House), for the National Assembly to meet. The date and time for the summoning of the National Assembly is immediately announced over Radio and Television. Generally, a copy of the summon is also sent to the Members at their home address. The National Assembly can also be summoned by the Speaker of National Assembly on a request made by at one-fourth of the total membership of the National Assembly. If the National Assembly is so requisitioned, it must be summoned within 14 days.