The first session of the 12th National Parliament will begin next Tuesday. This time the session is going to sit with the highest number of independent parliamentarians in history.
President Mohammad Sahabuddin will address the new members of Parliament for the first time after the election of Speaker and Deputy Speaker at 3 pm today. Members will then participate in a general discussion on the motion of thanks on the President’s address.
Earlier, the President convened the first session of Parliament in 2024 under the powers conferred by Article 72(1) of the Constitution.
President’s press secretary. Zainal Abedin told the media that the President’s speech has already been approved by the Cabinet. Successes and future plans of the Awami League government will dominate his speech.
According to sources in the Parliament Secretariat, all preparations for the first session of the National Parliament have already been completed. The seating arrangements have been finalized. According to the Parliament Secretariat, several bills are expected to be introduced in this session.
Speaker Dr. before the start of the proceedings of Parliament. Parliamentary Affairs Advisory Committee meeting will be held under the chairmanship of Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury. The session’s working time and agenda will be fixed in the meeting.
It should be noted that Awami League formed the government after being elected in 223 seats in the 12th National Parliament election on January 7. Awami League president Sheikh Hasina took oath as the country’s prime minister for the fourth time in a row and the fifth time in total. He has been elected Member of Parliament for eight consecutive times.
On the other hand, this is the first time that the number of independent MPs is six times more than the opposition Jatiya Party. Which is the first in the parliamentary history of this country. 59 out of 62 independent people are involved in Awami League politics.