ISLAMABAD (Azhar Farooque): National Assembly Friday approved amendment in the house’s rules of business and procedure.
The amendment in the rules changes the procedure of the election of the Prime Minsiter; now the house will not elect its leader by division but nomination papers made compulsory in the amended procedure.
The opposition benches under the amended rules can now remove the Leader of the Opposition with majority.
Moreover, the house will now pass a presidential ordinance once under the changed rules.
The house has amended the rules of business and procedure in the light of the 18th constitutional amendment.
The session later adjourned till 5:00 PM on Tuesday