Parliamentary Exchange - Visit of Japanese Parliamentary Delegation On Japan-Pakistan Friendship League to PIPS, Islamabad LEAGUE TO PIPS, Islamabad on September 04, 2018

  • Publication Date: Thu, September 6, 2018

    On Tuesday, September 04, 2018, Six member Japanese Parliamentary Delegation on Japan-Pakistan Friendship League visited Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services, Islamabad that was on visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Honourable Chairman Senate of Pakistan/President PIPS BoG, Mr. Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani. The delegation was headed by Mr. Seishiro ETO, Member House of Representatives, Japan, and President, Japan-Pakistan, Parliamentarian's Friendship League and the participants comprised of three members of Japanese House of Representatives and senior parliamentary officials and Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan. The delegation was received by Mr. Zafarullah Khan, Executive Director PIPS and the senior PIPS officials. Executive Director PIPS also presented flowers' bouquet to the delegation as gesture of warm welcome in the Institute.

     The event started with the recitation of holy verses of Quran e Karim followed by welcome remarks by the worthy Executive Director PIPS who briefed the delegates on PIPS role and functions in achieving the parliamentary excellence in Pakistan. He also introduced PIPS team to the delegates with their respective positions and responsibilities. Later on, Mr. Seishiro ETO spoke on his experience as President of Japan-Pakistan Parliamentarian's Friendship League and introduced the Japanese delegates to the PIPS team.  Afterwards, delegates give short introduction about their roles and duties in Japan and as a part of this friendship league. Mr. Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka, Director General (Research & Legislation), PIPS moderated the event and Mr. Katsumoto Biyajima, Second Secretary of Japan Embassy translated the conversation for delegates.

     The Executive Director PIPS presented PIPS memento to Mr. Seishiro ETO on behalf of PIPS team and Mr. Seishiro ETO presented souvenir to Executive Director PIPS on behalf of Japanese delegation. The delegation also visited PIPS campus where Executive Director PIPS briefed the delegates about PIPS campus facilities. The delegates also wrote their remarks in Distinguished Visitors' Diary in PIPS Library.