The proceedings of the joint session of the Parliament started here Monday to discuss Aghaz-e-Haqook-e-Balochistan package presented by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani in the previous joint sitting of both the Houses. Chairman Senate Farooq H Naek chaired the proceedings of the joint sitting, who remarked that the debate on the package would be a turning point in the countrys history and would prove healing for the people of Balochistan. He informed the parliamentarians that the proceedings of the joint session would continue till 1700 hours on Monday with an interval for Zohr prayer while the Majlis-e Shura would meet in the evening on Tuesday. Leader of the Opposition Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan opened the debate on the package.