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CHAIRMAN. The presiding officer of a committee; as, chairman of the committee of ways and means. The person selected to preside over a popular meeting, is also called a chairman or moderator.

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Similarly, Wole Oke (PDP, Osun) was named chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, while Abdullahi Bago (APC, Niger), who contested against Mr Gbajabiamila, was named chairman, House Committee on African Integration and Cooperation, one of the newly created committees which many have derisively referred to as 'fill-in-the-gap committee.'
According to sub rule (1) of rule 12 of Senate, one fourth of the total members of the Senate could give a notice in writing to Secretary Senate for leave to move a resolution for removal of Chairman and Deputy Chairman Senate.
Section 11 of rules of procedure and conduct of business in the Senate-2012 explains the procedure as to how the chairman and the deputy chairman can be removed from their office.
The notification said: 'Punjab Chief Minister is pleased to nominate Arif Abbasi as chairman Rawalpindi Development Authority under subsection 4 of section 4 of the Punjab Development of cities Act 1976 as amended by Punjab Development of cities (Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act V of 2014).'
The names of winning candidates for the slots of Chairman and Deputy Chairman will be announced after which they will also take the oath.
Sources privy to the meeting said that most of the senior PPP leaders advised their top leadership to field an 'experienced' senator from the party for the office of the Senate chairman instead of supporting any 'inexperienced' candidates.
It was the second meeting of ruling party within a week over nominations for Senate deputy and chairman seats.
Earlier, the ruling PML-N, which won the most seats in the Senate elections on March 3, had claimed to possess the required number of votes for electing its own chairman and deputy chairman.
Chairman/ Senior Vice-Chairman / Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee) only one nomination each for the Chairman, Senior Vice-Chairman and Vice- Chairman, from Mr.
Kevin Davis, chairman and chief executive officer of Bristol Farms Inc., has assumed the role of FMI's chairman of the board.
Husam bin Abdulmohsen Al-Anqari as chairman and Dr.
Muscat: The Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) boards in various governorates held a meeting to select the chairman of each branch and his deputy, as per the provision of Article No.

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