The Punjab Assembly will hold its first session after the February 8 elections today with members poised to take oath.

The Punjab Assembly is the first assembly out of five provincial houses to hold its first opening session after the general elections in Pakistan on February 8. The assembly meeting is scheduled to begin shortly.

Punjab Governor Muhammad Balighur Rehman formally issued a notification calling for the assembly meeting.


The speaker of the Punjab Assembly, Sabatin Khan, will take the oath of office for the newly elected representatives, welcoming them into the new legislative body.

Meanwhile, the schedule for the election of new speaker and deputy speaker of the house will also be released. After the induction of independent MPA-elects in the party, PML-N has become the largest party in the Punjab Assembly which has announced to form the government in the province as Maryam Nawaz its head, The News reported.