National Assembly Meets
Three hundred and twenty nine newly elected members of National Assembly took Oath in the Preliminary Session of 15th elected National Assembly.
Outgoing Speaker Ayaz Sadiq Administered the Oath to the MNAS-Elect in the 342-Member House, in what is a part of only the Second Democratic transition in the Country's History.
The possible Prime Minister-in-waiting and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and other prominent Political Leaders, including PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Former President Asif Ali Zardari, were present in the assembly for the oath-taking.
The Session commenced with the MNAS-Elect standing up for the National Anthem. This was followed by the recitation of the Holy Quran.
The Speaker then read out the procedure for the Election of the New Speaker and Deputy Speaker.
The MNAS-elect then stood up as Sadiq administered the oath of office to them.
The MNAS were then asked to proceed to the Speaker's Desk to sign the Roll of Members.
Being first in the alphabetical order, PPP Co-Chairman Asif Zardari was the first to be called to sign the Roll.