JS winter session begins on Jan 18

Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on December 31, 2020

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The 11th session of the current parliament will begin on January 18.

President Md Abdul Hamid summoned the winter session of the Jatiya Sangsad exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Clause (1) of Article 72 of the constitution, said a parliament secretariat press release on Wednesday.

‘The 11th session of the 11th parliament will start at 4:30pm,’ it said.

Earlier, the 10th session, a Mujib Year special session, concluded on November 19.

The session had continued for five days staring on November 8.

Nine government bills were passed in the session.

According to the constitution, the gap between the end of one session and the first sitting of the parliament in the next session shall not exceed a period of 60 days.