JS Session on Bangabandhu suspended22 March 2020 bdnews24.com
The two-day special session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad on the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was suspended amid fears of a novel coronavirus outbreak.
The suspension was confirmed by the president's Press Secretary M Joynal Abedin on Saturday.
The budget for the 2018-19 fiscal is presented in parliament on Thursday. Photo: PID The session was scheduled to begin on Sunday.
President M Abdul Hamid was scheduled to deliver his speech on Bangabandhu in parliament.Earlier, the parliament went into special sittings on two occasions on Jan 31 and Jun 18, 1974 for addresses by former Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito and the then Indian president VV Giri.