KARACHI: The 22nd session of Sindh Assembly that met here Thursday after a gap of four months was adjourned till Friday morning honoring a sitting member of the house Jameel Ahmed Bhurgari who passed away in September this year.
Speaker, Agha Siraj Durrani announcing adjournment said this was in accordance to parliamentary traditions of the country as the house was meeting for the first time after the demise of one of its honorable member.
Earlier, the session commenced with fateha for the late MPA belonging to PPP followed by oath taking of Noor Ahmed Bhurgari, recently elected on PS-67 seat that had fallen vacant due to death of Jameel Ahmed Bhurgari.
On the occasion Speaker of the Sindh Assembly also administered oath to Jam Madad Ali of PML -F, restored against PS-81 as Supreme Court had unseated Asghar Ali Junejo of PPP recently.
The MPAs belonging to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) also made their return to the house Thursday following withdrawal of their resignations tendered on August 21.
The current session will resume its usual proceedings with 22 items on agenda including extension of special policing powers to Pakistan Ranger (Sindh) besides endorsement of series of laws, business rules that were recently approved by the Chief Minister.
Opposition members taking exception to delay in much awaited government resolution regarding ratification of extension in special powers to Rangers, under Article 147 of the Constitution, have decided to submit a joint resolution seeking urgent extension in special powers to rangers, for a minimum four months time.
Sindh Assembly Speaker, later talking to media on the assembly premises said the much talked about resolution will be presented on the floor of house on Friday ensuring that the public representatives may deliberate upon the issue as required under Article 147 of the constitution.
Parliamentary leader of MQM in the Sindh Assembly Khawja Izhar ul Hasan said his party holds no reservations against Karachi Operation,however, was concerned about, what he alleged, the forced disappearance of its workers.