Milestone

December 16, 2008

December 2008

Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Dr Fehmida Mirza and Mr Muhammad Mian Soomro Chairman of the Senate approved designation of former National Assembly Secretary General Khan Ahmed Goraya as founding Executive Director of PIPS. Official notification of their decision issued by Secretary of the Assembly on 10 January 2009.

2008

December 08, 2008

President Asif Ali Zardari signs the PIPS Act of 2008

President Asif Ali Zardari signs the PIPS Act of 2008, which is published in the Gazette of Pakistan on 15 December, thus putting the Act into force.

2008

November 03, 2008

National Assembly passes PIPS legislation

Capital Development Authority conveys land for permanent PIPS building, Renowned Pakistani architect Messer’s Nayyar Ali Dada was awarded contract to design the PIPS building.

2008

October 06, 2008

October 2008

 USAID issues pre-construction “request for Proposals" for permanent PIPS facility

2008

August 04, 2008

Senate of Pakistan passes PIPS legislation

Senate of Pakistan passes PIPS legislation; forwarded to the National Assembly

2008