Dhaka, Sept 20 (UNB) – The 22nd session of the 10th Parliament was prorogued on Thursday after only 10 sittings.
The session passed 18 bills, including Digital Security Bill 2018 and Road Transport Bill 2018.
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury read out the prorogation order of the President around 9:49pm.
During the session that began on September 9 last, some 189 notices were placed under Section 71 of the Rules of Procedure, of which seven were discussed in the House.
Besides, 30 notices were discussed for two minutes under Section 71 (Ka) of the Rules of Procedure and a total of 84 questions were received for the Prime Minister, of which she replied to 26 in the session.
The session received a total of 1,504 questions for different ministers with the ministers replying to 815.
Before reading out the prorogation order, Dr Shirin thanked all the MPs, including the opposition ones, for providing all-out cooperation in running the session and reaching a consensus in a unique way in upholding the parliamentary democratic practice in the House.
She said Parliament got lively with the active participation of the MPs of both the treasury and opposition benches.
The Speaker praised the opposition MPs for their constructive role in the session by joining different businesses of the House, and hoped that they will continue it in the future as well.