First session of Pakistan's 15th Parliament summoned on Monday
The NA will then proceed to elect the leader of the house (Prime Minister) within the next couple of days, depending on the schedule for nominations issued by the Speaker.
Khan is poised to become the prime minister as the PTI has claimed the support of at least 180 lawmakers in the house of 342, including 272 which went to the polls on July 25. In addition, there are 60 seats reserved for women and 10 seats for religious minorities in the NA.
The order approved by the president would now be sent to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. The ministry would determine the time for the session.
There is another glitch which may delay his oath taking for a few more days as President Hussain is proceeding on a three-day visit to Ireland on August 16. The PTI has urged him to drop or delay the visit.
However, Chaudhry said that the oath-taking will not be delayed as Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani could administer the oath as acting president in the absence of the president.
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