Dhaka, May 19 -- Usually budget sessions are longer than ordinary sessions, but there could be changes in the upcoming one called by President Md Abdul Hamid on Monday.

Last year, the budget session had 21 working days.

Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury had earlier said this year they would consider the situation before making a decision on the length and other factors related to the session.

On Apr 18, the MPs held the shortest parliament session in Bangladesh's history.

A limited number of selected MPs wearing face masks joined that session and they sat keeping physical distance.

MPs had their temperature taken before they entered the parliament building.

A handful of Parliament Secretariat officials came for the session.

An offic...