ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The Senate and National Assembly sessions, which had been scheduled for today, are postponed till Monday at 03:00 PM and 04:00 PM respectively.
The Senate of Pakistan said in a tweet that the session will not be held as scheduled on Saturday, January 4 at 03:00 PM as it has been rescheduled for Monday, January 6 at 03:00 PM.
Senate session will NOT be held as scheduled on Saturday, 4th January 2020, at 3:00 p.m. It has been rescheduled to be held on Monday, 6th January 2020, at 3:00 p.m.
— Senate of Pakistan (@SenatePakistan) January 3, 2020
The National Assembly of Pakistan tweeted that Speaker Asad Qaiser has changed the schedule of the session on January 4 at 11:00 AM to Monday, January 6 at 04:00 PM.
Speaker @NAofPakistan in exercise of powers conferred under rule 49 sub rule 2 of rules of procedure and conduct of business in NA 2007 has been pleased to change the schedule of the session to be held on 4 Jan at 11 am. #NASession will now held on Mon, 6th Jan 2020 at 4.00 pm pic.twitter.com/SgEWAoBB22
— National Assembly of Pakistan (@NAofPakistan) January 3, 2020
It is pertinent here to mention that a joint meeting of the Senate and NA standing committees on defence had Friday (yesterday) approved Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2020, Pakistan Air Force (Amendment) Bill 2020 and Pakistan Navy (Amendment) Bill 2020.
The Senate and National Assembly sessions were scheduled on Saturday to get the three bills approved. Both houses will now take up the matter on Monday.