Mamnoon Hussain all set to break record of Asif Ali Zardari as president

Mamnoon Hussain

WEB DESK – The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain is all set to break the record of Asif Ali Zardari of addressing the Parliament of Pakistan for consecutive six times in a row and soon be making his first speech in the joint session.

According to source privy to power corridors, President Mamnoon Hussain would likely to address the joint session of parliament, National Assembly and Senate, within first week of next month (May 2014).

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) backed president Mamnoon Hussain would be addressing the parliament for the first tie after his election last year.

Article 56(3) of the Constitution states: “At the commencement of the first session of the National Assembly after each general election and at the commencement of the first session of each year, the President shall address both Houses assembled together and inform the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) of the causes of its summons.”

Former President and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari, holds the mos unique record in parliamentary history of Pakistan as he had the chance of addressing the parliament for record six times.

His last address was in last year after the formation of PML-N led federal government.

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