LAHORE: More than 350 newly elected members of the Punjab Assembly will take oath at the hand of Chaudhery Muhammad Afzal Sahi – the outgoing Speaker of the Punjab Assembly — on April 9.
After oath taking ceremony, the candidates will file nomination papers for Speaker and Deputy Speaker slots. And the election would be held on April 11. Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan and Sardar Shaukat Hussain Mazari are candidates of the ruling coalition for positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively. PML-Q will also announce names of its members for the slots on April 8. Special security measures have been taken for the oath taking ceremony to be held on April 9.-SANA