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National Assembly to host 1st Executive Committee Meeting of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group

July 8, 2020

Islamabad, July 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): National Assembly of Pakistan will host the inaugural meeting of the Executive Committee of the Pakistan- Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group (PFG) in the National Assembly., tomorrow.

The meeting will inter alia be attended by key Ministers of the Cabinet, Parliamentarians, Advisors and Special Assistants to the Prime Minister, Pakistan’s Special Envoy to Afghanistan and relevant Federal Secretaries on the invitation of the Hon. Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr. Asad Qaiser. The meeting will seek to complement the democratic vision of the elected house to promote parliamentary role in deepening bilateral relationship with Afghanistan.

Under the leadership of the Speaker National Assembly, in the near past, a number of steps have been taken for cementing relations with Parliaments of other countries. Parliamentary friendship groups have been established on the reciprocity basis with 93 Parliaments of the world and Parliamentary exchange program has been revitalized.

Pak-Afghan Parliamentary Friendship group was first established in the National Assembly of Pakistan on 24th March 2005. Since then, the group has remained active in terms of parliamentary interactions, cooperation on parliamentary businesses and maintenance of parliamentary oversight of the bilateral relations between the two countries.

For more information, contact:
National Assembly of Pakistan
Automation Centre,
National Assembly Secretariat,
Parliament House,
Islamabad – Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9221082-83
Fax: +92-51-9221106

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