Election 2008

PM to take oath on March 25, under 1973 constitution

ISLAMABAD: New Prime Minister will take oath of his office on Tuesday, March 25 at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, under the 1973 Constitution. President Musharraf will administer oath to the new Prime Minister, who, under the constitution has to obtain a vote of confidence from the National Assembly within a period of 60 days, said President’s spokesman Major General (Retd) Rashid Qureshi here on Saturday.

The President has already summoned the National Assembly to meet on Monday at 4:00 pm to elect the new Leader of the House. The session has been summoned for ascertainment of the member who commands the confidence of the majority of members of National Assembly, under Article 91 (2A) of the Constitution.

Lists of invitees are being finalizing who will attend the ceremony. These will include the four governors, President, PM of Azad Jammu Kashmir, the Chief Justice, Attorney General, the services chiefs, leaders of political parties, ambassadors, senior officials and notables. The new Prime Minister will be invited to take oath of office as provided in the Third Schedule, under the 1973 Constitution.-SANA

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