Islamabad, 01 March 2012: Asif Ali Zardari President of Pakistan has summoned the first session for the Tenth Parliamentary Year of the Senate on 12th March, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. to transact its business of oath taking of the newly elected members and the election of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman.
According to Spokesperson to the President Mr.s, the Constitution provides that the Senate Shall meet for not less than one hundred and ten working days in each Parliamentary Year. The Tenth Parliamentary Year of the Senate would start on 12th March 2012 and will end on 11th March 2013.
MR Farhatullah Babar said that the President, on the advice of the Prime Minister, also approved the nomination of Senatorto preside over the first meeting of the Senate during Tenth Parliamentary Year. Session of Pakistan would be prorogued on the conclusion of its business, he said.