The 10th parliament sits for the last time today, with the main opposition Jatiya Party setting a rare example in the history of the country's parliamentary democracy.
The 17th session of the 10th parliament began with the Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.
The 17th session of the 10th parliament is set to begin on September 10 at 5:00pm.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells parliament that the country’s law and order situation is normal and people are getting justice as her government has taken various effective steps.
The sitting of the eleventh session of the 10th parliament resumes on June 1, 2016. Finance Minister AMA Muhith is scheduled to place the national budget for the next fiscal year (2016-17) on June 2.
Jatiya Party lawmakers walk out from the parliament protesting the placing of a bill on Supreme Court judges’ remuneration in a show of displeasure over scrapping of a constitutional amendment that empowered parliament to impeach SC judges.
Individuals, private, semi-government, autonomous, religious and educational institutions grab 4,391 acres of railway land, Rail Minister Mujibul Haque tells the parliament.
The 10th session of the parliament will continue till May 5 with nine working days as per the decision taken at a meeting of Business Advisory Committee at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, meeting sources say.