Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has termed the role of Parliament vital for the promotion of democratic values.
Addressing an orientation workshop organized at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services (PIPS) on Tuesday to provide training to the newly elected members of the Senate on House business Rules and Regulations and Parliamentary Affairs, he said Pakistan rendered many sacrifices for the promotion of democracy.
The Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services is playing an important role in training Parliamentarians and Government Officials and solving problems by improving efficiency in the 21st century, which is the basic need of the hour, he added.
The Chairman Senate said that such training programs hold great importance. It is necessary to conduct such training courses for the newly elected members of the Senate and the chairmen of the committees, he said.
Sanjrani said that Parliament ass the supreme body and was the central machinery of government.
Parliamentarians must have expertise in relevant matters to meet the challenges in the context of modern times.
The newly elected members of the Senate will be helped to improve legislation and other issues by providing information, awareness on specific administrative courses will be provided to make parliamentary services more efficient.
He emphasized for providing factual information to parliamentarians so that they could play their effective role in effective legislation. It is time to legislate effectively for the newly elected members, for which we need to work hard.
While addressing the workshop, Executive Director PIPS Muhammad Anwar said that Parliamentary affairs were the same for almost every house, but the practice was different.