Parliament to go into session on Nov 7

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 17:21, Oct 16, 2019 | Updated : 17:22, Oct 16, 2019

National Parliament House of Bangladesh. BANGLATRIBUNE/Sazzad HossainThe fifth session of the 11th Parliament will begin at 4.15pm on Nov 7.
President Abdul Hamid summoned the session exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Clause (1) of Article 72 of the constitution, said a statement on Wednesday (Oct 16).
Before the beginning of the session, the advisory committee of parliament will hold a meeting with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.
Earlier, the fourth session of the 11th Parliament was prorogued on Sept 12 after four working days, which witnessed the passing of one bill out of five placed in the House, according to the state news agency BSS.
The last session began on Sept 8, which got 158 notices under Section 71 of the Rules of Procedure. Of those, 3 notices were accepted and were discussed in the House.
Besides, 30 notices were discussed for two minutes each under Section 71 (A)of the Rules of Procedure.
A total of 70 questions were received for the Prime Minister, of which she responded to 18 questions along with supplementary ones.
The last session received a total of 1,553 questions for different ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers, and they replied to 452 questions, including supplementary ones.