Election 2008

Punjab Assembly to elect Speaker, Deputy Speaker on Friday

LAHORE: New Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly will be elected on Friday at 9.00 p.m. The outgoing Speaker of the Punjab Assembly Ch.Afzal Sahi said here on Wednesday that nomination papers for both the slots will be received at the assembly secretariat till 5.10 pm on Thursday.

As per rules the candidate for the slot of speaker will have to get more votes against the collective votes poled against him to win the elections through secret ballot. Speaker Afzal Sahi will administer oath to the new speaker before the new one takes the august chair and hold elections for the Deputy Speaker.-SANA

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