Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retired) Nasir-ul-Mulk formally forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday summoning the next session of the National Assembly (NA) on August 13.

On the first day of the session, the newly elected NA members will take oath of their office. This will be followed by the elections of the speaker, the deputy speaker and the leader of the house.

According to the law, the NA session is to be called before August 15; however, the session cannot be summoned unless a notification has been issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan.