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The National Assembly Session has been prorogued on Thursday, the 13th August, 2015 Committee Meetings:11:00 AM: Sub-Committee-II of the Public Accounts Committee (Revised) at Committee Room No. 2 | 11:00 AM: Planning, Development and Reform at Lahore | 02:00 PM: Meeting of the Sub-Committee-I of the Public Accounts Committee at Committee Room No.2 |

Composition

The Parliament of Pakistan, according to the Constitution of 1973, is bicameral. Article 50 of the Constitution clearly states that the Parliament of Pakistan consists of the President and two Houses known as the National Assembly and the Senate.

National Assembly

The National Assembly has a total of 342 members, including 60 seats reserved for women and 10 for non-Muslims, as per Article 51. The seats in the National Assembly are allocated to each Province, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and the Federal Capital on the basis of population, as officially published in the last preceding census. The present allocation of seats is as under:

Punjab Sindh Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Balochistan FATA Federal Capital Total

General

148 61 35 14 12 2 272

Women

35 14 8 3 0 0 60

Non-Muslims

-- -- -- -- -- -- 10

Total

183 75 43 17 12 2 342

 

Current Status

Below table shows current status of seats in the National Assembly on which oath is taken by the member. This number can be different from original allocation of seats if some seats are vacant or oath is not taken.

  Punjab Sindh Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Balochistan FATA Federal Capital Total

General

145 61 34 14 11 2 267

Women

35 13 8 3 0 0 59

Non-Muslims

-- -- -- -- -- -- 10

Total

180 74 42 17 11 2 336

 

Province-wise Distribution

*On basis of currently active seats



Punjab



Sindh



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa



Balochistan



Fata