Milestone

October 18, 2012

Ninth Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors was held in Institute’s Board Room to mark the occasion of assumption of office by the new President PIPS Board Honourable Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari

Ninth Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors was held in Institute’s Board Room to mark the occasion of assumption of office by the new President PIPS Board Honourable Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari and Members of the PIPS Board of Governors. The Board also reviewed and appreciated the research and training activities of the Institute during July-October, 2012 while set of suggestions were put forth for pro-active role by the Institute in supporting the Parliamentarians and functionaries.

4th International publication of PIPS Research and IT wing: Director Research and I.T, PIPS, Mr Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka’s research Paper on Role of women Parliamentarians and Research Practices in Pakistan published in Bradford University, UK, Journal of Peace, Conflict and Development (December 2012).

5th international publication by Research and IT wing: PIPS PRC Manager Ms Bushra Nazli’s research paper on Information-seeking choices of Women Parliamentarians in the Chinese Librarianship International Journal, (2012).

2012

September 25, 2012

First National Parliamentary Workshop on Legislative Drafting for Parliamentarians in its new building

September 25-27, 2012 – Institute holds its first National Parliamentary Workshop on Legislative Drafting for Parliamentarians in its new building. Around Twenty legislators from Senate, National Assembly, four Provincial Assemblies and legislative assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir participated in the three days event supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

2012

July 21, 2012

July 21-Sept 7, 2012 – PIPS commences Short Term Internships

July 21-Sept 7, 2012 – PIPS commences Short Term Internships for final year students of BS and MS programmes in universities as part of its mandated function of developing understanding regarding working of Parliament among public. Two batches of students passed out the 3 days orientation seminar about the Parliament and functions followed by eight weeks on-job placements in legislation, research, training, human resource, information technology and finance departments of PIPS.

2012

June 18, 2012

Jan. 18, 2012 – Sixth Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors

Sixth Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors held in Constitution Room, National Assembly of Pakistan, discussed, deliberated and approved the three years vision of the Institute i.e. PIPS Working Plan of Activities, 2012-13, which also comprises the Plan of Activities for Provincial Assemblies.

2012

May 30, 2012

HISTORIC Eighth Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors was held as the first official event in Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services New Campus immediately after its inauguration on Thursday, May 30th, 2012 (8th Rajab ul Murajab, 1433 A.H)

to mark the occasion by highlighting and recognizing the role of the President Honourable Madam Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza and Members of the PIPS Board of Governors. The Board also appreciated the services of the PIPS Executive Director Mr. Khan Ahmad Goraya and unanimously approved continuation of his appointment for a period of two years with effect from 01st July, 2012, in pursuance of Section 10 of the PIPS Act, 2008.

4th July 2012 – Institute commences its functions in the New Campus at Ataturk Avenue, F 5/1, Islamabad. The PIPS team organized a “Quran Khawani," in the prayer room and offered prayers for a wholesome, committed and professional role as well as success and prosperity of the Institute as a contributor in the National uplift of Pakistan’s Parliament.

2012

April 10, 2012

Seventh Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors

Seventh Meeting of the PIPS Board of Governors approved the Budget Estimates for 2012-13, Provincial Assemblies contribution to the Institute as well as 32 additional technical posts for the under construction new campus.

April 17, 2012 – PIPS completes its first phase of recruitment to induct professional staff in its legislation, research, training and I.T wings as well as support staff in the Finance and Accounts Section.

3rd international publications by PIPS Research and IT wing: Executive Director PIPS Mr Khan Ahmad Goraya’s Article on New Members Orientation program published in Oxford University journal The Parliamentary Affairs (May 2012)

May 28th, 2012 - Advertisement for second phase of recruitment at PIPS, which primarily aimed at selection of staff to run various installations and systems at the Institute’s newly built campus

2012

March 31, 2012

March 31st – April 5th, 2012– Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) was awarded the status of an Observer at the IPU-ASGP

March 31st – April 5th, 2012– Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) was awarded the status of an Observer at the IPU-ASGP during the Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly held at Kampala, Uganda.

2012

February 06, 2012

Feb, 6-12, 2012 – PIPS launched its series of National Parliamentary Workshops

Feb., 6-12, 2012 – PIPS launched its series of National Parliamentary Workshops by holding its first National parliamentary week-long Workshop on Parliamentary Diplomacy, Protocol and Mannerism which was attended by 35 senior parliamentary functionaries serving the Senate, National Assembly and the four Provincial Assemblies in the respective international parliamentary relations and protocol wings, which are undertaking an imperative task in enhancing Pakistan’s international image and relations with the world.

2012