United and innovative parliaments of the world; sure recipe for resolving the global challenges says NA Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf

Islamabad, January 06, 2023 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Pakistan and the United Kingdom enjoy cordial relations based upon a shared culture of democracy and a parliamentary form of government. He said that these ties can be strengthened by enhancing parliament-to-parliament contacts.

He expressed these views during his meeting with Speaker of the House of Commons Mr. Lindsay Hoyle on the sidelines of 26th Conference of Speakers and Presiding officers of Commonwealth (CSPOC) in Canberra Australia. While discussing the innovative initiatives introduced by the Parliament of Pakistan, he said that the Parliament of Pakistan has been at the forefront to guide the nation on the path of Progress of development.

He also said that it is the first “Green Parliament”, the first in the region to establish a Parliamentary caucus on child rights, 1st time ever that doors of parliament were opened for those who are real pillars of democracy like women, children, minorities and transgender on the occasion of diamond jubilee celebration. He also said that this year the Parliament of Pakistan also enacted a record number of Legislation besides fighting successfully the case for climate justice for Pakistan also.

Speaker House of Commons Mr. Lindsay Hoyle expressed solidarity with flood-affected people of Pakistan. He said that enhancing Parliamentary contacts are pivotal to learn from parliamentary experiences. He also said that innovative parliaments are an essential pre-requisite to tackle global challenges.

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