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302 lawmakers take oath in inaugural session of Pak's 16th National Assembly

Islamabad, Feb 29 (UNI) A total of 302 newly elected lawmakers took oath in the inaugural session of the 16th National Assembly of Pakistan here on Thursday, a notification by the National Assembly Secretariat.
Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, the speaker of the national assembly, or the lower house of the country's parliament, administered oaths to the representatives.
A total of 310 notifications of winning candidates from different constituencies and reserved seats have been issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from the 336-member house, while the remaining are still awaited, withheld, or delayed.
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