President to address JS special session marking Mujib Borsho
Publish- March 11, 2020, 09:09 PM
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President Md Abdul Hamid will address Parliament at the outset of its two-day special session beginning March 22 as part of the Mujib Borsho celebration, marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Before the House goes into the special session at 11am, members of parliament (MPs) will pay tributes to the Father of the Nation placing wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in the city’s Dhanmondi-32 area at 9:30am.
The second day’s sitting will commence from 10am on March 23, according to a decision taken in the meeting of the Parliamentary Business Advisory Committee held at the Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday, said a Parliament Secretariat handout.
Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the meeting presided over by the committee chairman and Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury.
Committee members Leader of the Opposition Raushon Ershad, Amir Hossain Amu, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Rashed Khan Menon, Hasanul Haq Inu, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq, Deputy Leader of Opposition GM Qader and Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury also attended the meeting.
President Hamid has recently convened the two-day special session, exercising power bestowed upon him by Article 72 (1) of the Constitution.