LAHORE: Newly election members of provincial assembly (MPAs) of Pakistan’s largest province of Punjab assembly took oath on Saturday in the 16th session of the house.
The session was administered by the outgoing speaker Rana Iqbal where he took oath from the members for his post and 65% members has elected for the first time.
According to TNT representative, the session started with delay of 45 minutes as the starting time was 10:00am but majority members was not present on time.
However, speaker Rana Iqbal took oath from present members as well as the members signed the role of members during the session.
It is pertinent to be notified, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) is holding 305 out of 371 seats in the house and nominated Shahbaz Sharif for the post of Chief Minister.
Speaker and deputy speaker of the assembly will be elected in the second session of the house expected to be held on June 3 while the CM Punjab is likely to take oath on June 6.