Speaker Punjab Assembly Calls on NA Speaker

Islamabad, November 27, 2018 (PPI-OT): Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser at Parliament House on Monday. The matter related to current political and economic situation in the country as well as mutual interest were also discussed in the meeting.

The Speaker National Assembly said that the provincial governments and federal government will have to work together to resolve the problems faced by the country. He said that the country was passing through difficult economic situation. “Pakistani nation is a brave and steadfast nation and will aware how to combat such situation”, the Speaker said.

He emphasized that the parliamentary traditions and regulations must be kept in mind during the proceedings of the House. It is the collective responsibility of all the members to take care of the sanctity and respect of the house “The solution of public issues is in the strength of the parliament” the Speaker said.

Asad Qaiser said that federal and provincial governments should enact the Legislation to solve the matters of public importance on priority basis. He further said that the present government believes in empowerment and autonomy of the provinces. He stressed the regular contacts between the Provincial assemblies and National Assembly. He assured all out cooperation of the National Assembly Secretariat with Punjab Assembly in Legislation and Research sectors and capacity building of their Staff. He also informed to the Speaker Punjab Assembly regarding the steps taken for austerity measures in the secretariat.

Speaking of on the occasion, Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said that Punjab Government stand with Federal Government to confront the challenges being faced by the country. He said that all the stakeholders have to work together to overcome the crisis. He thanked Speaker National Assembly for extending the support to enhance capacity building of staff of the Punjab Assembly.

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