Islamabad: The joint session of Parliament has started with an agenda to take up more than two dozen crucial bills, including the electoral reforms bill and the bill for the right of overseas Pakistanis to vote.
Both the government and joint Opposition are ready to flex their muscles in today’s joint session of Parliament.
The joint session had been summoned by President Arif Alvi and was initially expected to start at 12pm.
The government eyes passing more than two dozen bills with the help of its allied parties, while the opposition parties have vowed to foil the treasury’s attempt to get the “black laws” passed at all costs.
The bills to be taken up for passage were referred to the joint sitting by the National Assembly after they were not okayed within the stipulated 90 days.
Ahead of today’s crucial joint session of Parliament, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that every player tries to do better than their opponent.
Talking to journalists at Parliament House, PM Imran said that when a player walks on the ground, he is ready for everything.