JS 22nd session prorogued


SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 20, 2018 (BSS) – The 22nd session (Fourth session 2018) of the 10th Parliament was prorogued today with passing 18 bills during its 10 working days.

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury read out the prorogation order of the President of the 22nd session, at 9.49pm.

Prior to reading out the prorogation order, the Speaker thanked all lawmakers belonging to both treasury and opposition benches for reaching consensus in the House in a unique way in upholding parliamentary democratic practices.

“The 22nd session of the parliament became lively with the active participation of treasury and opposition lawmakers . . . their valuable opinion played a significant role in making the session more constructive,” She said.

Dr Shirin hoped that the treasury and opposition benches would continue to play their constructive role in the House in future.

The session began on September 9.

The session accepted nine out of 189 notices under the Section 71 of the Rules of Procedure, of which seven notices were discussed in the House.

Besides, 30 notices were discussed for two minutes under the Section 71 (A) of the Rules of Procedure.

A total of 84 questions were received for the Prime Minister, of which she responded to 26 questions along with supplementary in the session.

The session received a total of 1,504 questions for different ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers and they replied to 815 questions including supplementary.

Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Leader of the Opposition Begum Rawshan Ershad, ministers, state ministers, treasury and opposition benches members took part in the businesses of the House.

Earlier, Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Leader of the Opposition Begum Rawshan Ershad gave their valedictory speeches.

The Speaker thanked all parliament members, officials, print and electronic media personnel, law enforcers and fire service and civil defence for their restless service towards holding the parliament session smoothly.