Proactive, dynamic legislation must for progressive and welfare oriented societies: Deputy Speaker National Assembly

Islamabad, December 05, 2013 (PPI-OT): Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly has said that proactive and dynamic legislation is necessary for progressive and welfare oriented societies and that could be possible only when legislators are equipped with latest legislative research and knowledge. He expressed these views while addressing the 3rd Annual National Parliamentary Workshop for Parliamentary Researchers at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) Islamabad today.

He said that like other Parliaments, we also needed better research and analysis facilities, latest equipment and capacity building of members and staff of legislative assemblies. He said that these areas have remained our priority and various steps have taken in this regard through initiation of such capacity building workshops in PIPS.

He urged that the Parliamentarians represent will of the people of Pakistan and they needed a strong support based research for better legislation and strengthening of democratic institutions. “Research has no limits, it is quest of knowledge that assists learning and developmentā€ he added.

He advised the PIPS team to remain committed to their values of integrity, professionalism, non-partisan, accessibility and anticipation in performing quality oriented services to the parliamentarians and the staff. Later on, Deputy Speaker awarded the certificates to the participants of the workshop. Executive Director PIPS and senior officers of National Assembly, Senate and PIPS were also present on the occasion.

For more information, contact:
Karamat Hussain Niazi
Secretary
National Assembly of Pakistan
Parliament House, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 922 1082 -83
Fax: +9251 922 1106

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