Country Director ADB calls on NA Speaker

Islamabad: Speaker of National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has emphasized the need to re-structure the Secretariat of National Assembly based on merit, task identification and economy.

He was speaking to Dr. Werner Liepach, Country Director Asian Development Bank who called on him on Thursday at Parliament House Islamabad.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq informed that the governing Board of PIPS has been re-constituted headed by chairman Senate, with view to improve the parliamentary Service and capacity building of the legislatures. Legislative research and legal drafting will be introduced in PIPS for the training of law makers.

In National Assembly, new Human Resources Management with job description, and complete succession plan is being introduced, and an organogreme is being developed.

He said the new recruitments in National Assembly will be through FPSC and Speaker will have no role in the recruitment to make them transparent and merit basis.

MNA, Ms. Maryam Aurangzeb, Chairperson of Millennium Development Goals in National Assembly also present on the occasion, said that the working of National Assembly Secretariat will be monitored and time-lined in the interest of efficiency and economy.

Energy audit has been carried out and 30% wastage has been plugged and National Assembly will go on solar by the end of the year.

Parliamentary studies will be introduced in universities at graduate level in to empower and strengthen the parliamentary services.

Dr. Werner Liepach, Country Director Asian Development Bank appreciated the strengthening of democratic and parliamentary roots in Pakistan and assured of cooperation from Asian development Bank in on-going and new initiative of National Assembly for improving its performance and delivery system.

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