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The National Assembly Session has been prorogued on Monday, the 15th August, 2022 |In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to rule 4 of the Parliament (Joint Sittings) Rules, 1973, the Hon. Speaker has been pleased to call a Joint Sitting on Thursday, the 20th October, 2022 at 4.00 p.m, instead of Thursday, the 22nd September, 2022 at 4.00 p.m. in the Parliament House, Islamabad.

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NA Speaker inaugurates Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of 1st Constituent Assembly of Pakistan; Diamond Jubilee Celebration of 1st Constituent Assembly remind us struggle of People’s representative for the supremacy of Parliament: NA Speaker
Wednesday, 10th August, 2022

Islamabad: 10th August 2022; Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Parliament being the representative of more than twenty-two million people of the country always strives to fulfill the desires of the common people. He emphasized for maintaining the sanctity and supremacy of Parliament as it is the real icon of people’s aspirations. He said that Parliament is the platform where people’s representatives have always been struggling to resolve the socio-economic challenges faced by the country. He expressed these views while talking to Media Representatives after inaugurating 3 days of Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the 1st Constituent Assembly in Parliament House today.

While felicitating the Nation on the Diamond Jubilee of the 1st Constituent Assembly of Pakistan, the Speaker said that this day reminded us of the struggle of Muslims of the subcontinent and their leaders for achieving the goal of independence of Pakistan. He said that this day also marks the ‘Foundation Day’ of the Parliament. He said that celebrations of 1st Constituent Assembly of Pakistan under the theme “Mera-Parliman-Rahbar-i-Taraqqi-o-Kamal” is beginning from today and this theme reflects development, progress and bright future of the country are interlinked with the supremacy of Parliament.

Later on, he inaugurated a 3-day Photographs Exhibition with the theme “Tarjuman-i-mazi shan-i-Hal” where the Photographs of all leaders of House, leaders of the opposition and distinguished international leaders who addressed Parliament were displayed. He also inaugurated 3-Day Art and Painting Exhibition with the theme “Pak Sarzamin shad Baad". He applauded the diligence and skill of Artists to portray their ideas in beautiful paintings.

while inaugurating the 3-day Book Exhibition with the theme “Qaum, Mulk, Saltanat” in the Library of Parliament House, he examined the original copy of the 1973 constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan signed by members of  Parliaments including then Prime Minister Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. He paid tribute to Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and the members of that Parliament for making the 1973 constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He said that these celebrations would link the present generation to the past and ultimately would prove beacon of light for their bright future.