Pakistan national, provincial assemblies to meet March 17

March 11th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Pervez Musharraf
Islamabad, March 11 (Xinhua) Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf has summoned the national and provincial assemblies March 17, TV channel Dawn News reported Tuesday. Musharraf has signed the communication sent by caretaker Prime Minister Mohammadmian Soomro requesting him to convene the first session of the National Assembly and provincial assemblies after general elections, said the report.

Country’s two major parties, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), signed a joint declaration on the formation of new government Sunday.

The two parties agreed to form the government at the centre and also in Punjab province and urged the authorities to summon the first session of the National Assembly as soon as possible.

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