Inaugural session of newly-elected Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly today
The inaugural session of the newly-elected Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly will be held here on Wednesday (today) with outgoing Speaker, Kiramatullah Khan in the chair. On the first day the newly-elected members will take oath. After the inaugural session, the chair will invite applications for the seat of the Speaker.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2013
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has already nominated its provincial president, Asad Qaiser for the Speaker while the opposition has yet to announce candidate. The election for the Leader of the House (Chief Minister) will be held on Friday, (May 31). PTI has nominated senior politician, Pervez Khan Khattak for the Chief Minister office while the opposition is still indecisive on fielding a candidate against Khattak.
Strict security arrangements have been made by Peshawar police for this occasion and special passes were issued for the selected visitors. The Assembly secretariat has urged the concerned officials and visitors to bring their cards while coming to Assembly building otherwise they would not be allowed. PTI has been emerged as major political party in May 11 general elections in KP Assembly after formal joining of nine independent MPAs and got 10 women reserved seats.