President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday has summoned 16th session (also the first session of 2022) of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on January 16.
“The session will begin at 4 pm on January 16 (Sunday) at the Parliament Bhaban in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka,” said a JS media release.
The President, also the head of the state, convened the session exercising the power bestowed upon him as per the Clause (1) of Article 72 of the Constitution, it added.
As per the provisions of the constitution, President M Abdul Hamid will address the first session of 2022. Besides, holding discussion on the president’s address, some important bills are scheduled to be placed and passed in the session.
All health protocols will be maintained during the session.
Before commencing the House proceedings on the day, the Parliamentary Business Advisory Committee is likely to hold a meeting with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair to fix the duration and agendas of the session.