Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Punjab Assembly to Elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker Today

The Punjab Assembly is poised to hold elections for the speaker and deputy speaker seats today, Saturday.

A session has been convened in the provincial capital at 4pm, presided over by outgoing Speaker Sibtain Khan.

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The elections will be conducted through secret balloting, with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate Malik Ahmed and Sunni Ittehad Council’s Ahmed Khan vying for the speaker slot, while Zaheer Iqbal and Moin Riaz will compete for the deputy speaker position.

On Friday, 313 members of the provincial assembly took their oath administered by Speaker Sibtain Khan.

However, the maiden session of the new assembly commenced more than two hours later than planned due to the delayed arrival of the speaker.

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Amir Shahzad
Amir Shahzad
Amir Shahzad is a experienced journalist with exceptional leadership skills. Graduated from University of Peshawar, he pitched number of acclaimed stories in the national news channels. At present, serving as senior reporter in a reputed news channel of Pakistan, Amir deliver a vast array of in-depth and informative news packages on country's most strenuous part Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) bordering Afghanistan. He loves reading and travelling.

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