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The National Assembly Session has been Prorogued on 17th February, 2020|. Committee Meetings:11:00 AM: Meetings of the Sub-Committee-III of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) (Postpond) at Committee Room No. 2 | 11:00 AM: Cabinet Secretariat (Revised) at Committee Room of Old PIPS Hall, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad | 11:00 AM: 10th meeting of the SC on Federal Education and Professional Training at Pakistan National Council of Arts, F-5, Islamabad. | 11:00 AM: 28th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice at Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, Islamabad | 02:00 PM: Commerce at Constitution Room | 02:00 PM: Meetings of the Sub-Committee-I of Public Accounts (PAC) (Revised)-POSTPONED at Committee Room No. 2 | 02:00 PM: 7th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Defence Production - CANCELLED at Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, Islamabad |

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