He said that placement of the provincial assemblies officers with the Senate Secretariat was productive experience which not only provided an opportunity to the officers to learn from expertise of each other but also has further enhanced the interaction between provincial and federal Legislative Secretariat. He said that this program would serve as pilot project for future interaction to this effect. He said that the Senate Secretariat is always proactive in its approach and is keen for new initiatives to facilitate the law makers. He suggested that joint parliamentary service would be fruitful to improve the parliamentary working and would provide a chance for further integration between federation and its federating units. He said that UNDP may further deliberate on this idea and work closely with the stakeholders to materialize this suggestion. He said that Speakers Conference may also provide an opportunity to discuss the idea and find commonalities in parliamentary service of the provincial and federal Legislative Secretariats.
The officers of the Balochistan and KPK assembly appreciated the Chairman Senate and Senate Secretariat for extending this fruitful and productive opportunity which has given them a chance to learn new ideas to serve the legislators in an effective manner.
The Senate Secretariat in collaboration with UNDP have evolved a mechanism to offer a week long placement to research and library staff at federal and provincial legislative Secretariat to provide them an opportunity to interact, observe working and share experiences for improving service delivery and enhancing research capacities.