The joint session of the two houses of Parliament will be held today in Parliament House under the presidency of Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq.

President Asif Ali Zardari will address the parliament today at 4 pm. All arrangements have been made for what will be the first joint session of Parliament after the formation of the 16th National Assembly.

The President of the State called the joint session of the Parliament to exercise the powers conferred under Articles 54(1) and 56(3) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.