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Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani underscores need for strong institutional linkages between Senate and provincial assemblies

January 10, 2019

Islamabad, January 10, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has underscored the need for strong institutional linkages between Senate and the provincial assemblies with a view to highlight the issues being faced by the province in the overall development and growth. He said that Senate has vocally represented the provinces at federal level and has historically played an imminent role in the national integration. The Chairman Senate expressed these views while talking to Speaker of Balochistan Assembly Abdul Qadoos Bizenjo here at Parliament House on Thursday.

He said that in the era of provincial autonomy and decentralization, the Senate has to play more efficient and prominent role to become an effective voice of the federating units. He said that the leadership of the Upper House is cognizant of the issues being faced by the provinces and especially the province of Balochistan.

He further remarked that the Senate has constructively debated issues of Balochistan and the government is placing the growth and development of Balochistan at highest esteem as the road towards Pakistan’s development passes through Balochistan. He called for shunning the traditional approach and act in unison to the feet those forces bent upon hampering the development process.

Speaker of Balochistan assembly agreed with the views of Chairman Senate and emphasized the need for strong linkages between Senate and provincial assembly of Balochistan to take the development process further. The meeting was also attended by Leader of the House in the Senate Senator Shibli Faraz, Senators Ahmad Khan and Sajjad Hussain Turi.

For more information, contact:
Senate of Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9204564534
Fax: +92-51-9205703
H.No.7, Cat-II, G-8/2,
Islamabad, Pakistan

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