Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, while presiding over meeting of the Board of Governors (BoG), Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services ( PIPS), on Friday has said that the Institute enjoys international repute and there is need to synergize efforts for providing quality services to the parliamentarians to skillfully perform legislative functions and play role in policy scrutiny for promotion of transparency and accountability. He said that international collaboration would help in broadening the paraphernalia of the institute and enable it to provide services to the parliaments across the globe. He said that many Parliamentarians have approached to avail training courses on parliamentary services at PIPS.
He called for making PIPS more robust and result-oriented through effective outreach at national and international levels. Chairman said that special courses are being designed to train the government officers on working of the parliament.
The meeting was attended by a number of board members including Senators Dr. Sikandar Mandhro, Dr. Zarqa, Kauda Babar, MNA Shahida Akhtar Ali, MNA Nafeesa Khattak and Secretary Senate Mohammad Qasim Samad Khan.
The President BoG, Senator Sadiq Sanjrani, said that the legislators need research and accurate data to perform their legislative role effectively.
Executive Director PIPS Muhammad Anwar briefed the members about the progress of activities and apprised about the future plans to efficiently serve the National Parliament and Provincial Legislatures.
The Chairman Senate / President PIPS BoG appreciated the contributions made by the members during the meeting and thanked them again for their participation.