President summons JS session on April 1
President M Abdul Hamid today issued an order to start the second session of 2021 on April 1.
"The 12th session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad will be held at 11am on April 1 at the Parliament Complex at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Dhaka," said an official statement this afternoon, reports BSS.
The president, also the head of the state, convened the session exercising the power bestowed upon him as per the Article 72 (1) of the Constitution, it added.
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.
According to the Constitution, there is an obligation to convene the Parliament session within 60 days after the end of a session of Parliament.
The eleventh session of the parliament was prorogued on February 2. The 12-day session began on January 18.
The budget session is scheduled to be held in the first week of June. As a result, the 12th session will be a brief one, sources said.
Due to the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic, health guidelines will be followed during holding of the session like the six previous session of Parliament. The session is likely to pass several important bills.