The National Assembly on Wednesday issued schedule for the election of Speaker and letters to all members of the House have been dispatched in this regard.
The election would be held in next sitting of National Assembly on April 16, 2022 (Saturday) while nomination papers can be submitted for the slot till April 15, 2022 at 2 pm with Secretary National Assembly. The nomination papers can be obtained from the Legislation branch of the House.
The election of the Speaker would be held under Rule 9 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in National Assembly 2007. It is to mention that seat of Speaker National Assembly has become vacant due to resignation of Asad Qaisar. The election of the National Assembly Speaker will be held on April 16 at 4pm.
The former National Assembly speaker, Asad Qaiser, had resigned from his position a few days ago.