22nd session to continue till September 20


SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 9, 2018 (BSS) – The 10th Jatiya Sangsad on the first day of its 22nd session (Fourth Session of 2018) that began today would continue till September 20.

This was decided at a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee of the House at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.

The meeting also decided that the House would sit at 5 pm every working day although the speaker will have the authority to bring any change to this end.

The committee also decided that the Jatiya Sangsad would also sit its next session (23rd session) on a convenient time in October.

Committee members Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, leader of the opposition Begum Raushan Ershad, Hussein Muhammad Ershad, industries minister Amir Hossain Amu, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Abul Hasnat Abdullah, social welfare minister Rashed Khan Menon, chief whip ASM Feroz, Moin Uddin Khan Badal and law and parliamentary affairs minister Anisul Huq attended the meeting.

Senior secretary of the Jatiya Sangsad Abdur Rab Hawlader and officials concerned were present.

The committee also informed that a total of 11 notices of bills were received in the 22nd session of the House and 23 bills have been waiting for passage during the session. But no private bill was received in this session.

Eighty four questions were received for the Prime Minister’s answer and 1,504 questions for ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers answer.

It was also dediced that the House would adopt obituary reference and adjourn the House after discussion on SM Mostafa Rashidi and M Tajul Islam.