Moldovan parliament to hold extraordinary session starting 11 January
The parliament will hold an extraordinary session on 11-18 January 2010, according to an instruction signed by Parliament Speaker Marian Lupu, the parliament's media relations department has said.
Pursuant to Article 67 of the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova and Articles 14 and 37 of the parliament's regulation, acting President Marian Lupu summoned the parliament to an extraordinary session given the need to overcome the political crisis and ensure the integrity of the system of state power bodies by speeding up the creation of the public authorities representing the state power, as well as given the impossibility to form the parliament's working bodies during ordinary sessions.
The session's agenda covers a string of issues that must be passed as priority, including to elect a deputy speaker, to set up the parliament's Permanent Bureau and permanent commissions, to examine draft legislative acts, to accept the resignation of the government and to give a vote of confidence to the new cabinet.
The first meeting of this extraordinary session started on 11 January at 12:00.Moldpres