Seminars

  • Pre Budget Public Hearing for Inviting Suggestions on Budget 2016-17 at PIPS (May 11, 2016):

    Uploaded on Thu, May 12, 2016

    With the aim to get input from multiple stakeholders on the Budget 2016-17, Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services in collaboration with Senate Standing Committee of Finance conducted a public hearing on May 11, 2016. Around 75 participants including Senators, representatives of all Pakistan producers' associations including textile, surgical instruments, agricultural goods and poultry; members of faculty and students of Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University, PIDE, Preston, SZABIST as well as media representatives ...

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  • Seminar on International Humanitarian Law and Core Human Rights Guarantees: May 9, 2016:

    Uploaded on Tue, May 10, 2016

    Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services in collaboration with International Committee of the Red Cross organized seminar on International Humanitarian Law and Core Human Rights Guarantees on May 9, 2016. The event was attended by around 130 participants including Honorable Members of the National Parliament, Senator Sehar Kamran and MNA Phyllis Azeem, Judges and lawyers, officials from Senate and National Assembly, representatives from Ministry of Law, Ministry of Human Rights, NCSW, Federal ...

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  • Panel Discussion on Women’s Leadership, Voice and Political Participation:April 21, 2016

    Uploaded on Fri, April 22, 2016

    The Australian High Commission in collaboration with National Assembly of Pakistan and PIPS organized a panel discussion on “Women’s Leadership, Voice and Political Participation” on April 21, 2016 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services PIPS. Attended by around 50 participants from civil society organizations and diplomatic community, the event began with introductory remarks by Ms. Kate Graham, First Secretary Development Cooperation, Australian High Commission and Ms. ...

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  • Seminar on Constitution, Parliament and State-Building:April 19, 2016

    Uploaded on Wed, April 20, 2016

    Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services hosted a group of 31 undergraduate students and two faculty members from National Defence University (NDU) at a Seminar on Constitution, Parliament and State-Building. The event began with the National Anthem and the Recitation of the Holy Quran. Acting Executive Director PIPS, Mr. Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka, welcomed the audience and gave a mesmerizing presentation titled “Parliament of Pakistan: A Symbol of Pluralistic Society and ...

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  • Third Annual Seminar on National Constitution Day:April 12, 2016

    Uploaded on Wed, April 13, 2016

    Commemorating the 43rd National Constitution Day, Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services, in collaboration with KAS, organized “Seminar on National Constitution Day.” Honorable Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed was the Guest of Honor for the one-day seminar which was attended by jam packed Auditorium with 165 participants including Members of the Parliament, faculty members and students from ten reputed universities: Quaid e Azam University, Islamabad, Air University, Bahria University, COMSATS, Preston University, ...

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  • PIPS holds Seminar on Climate Change for MPs and academia: March 18, 2016

    Uploaded on Tue, March 29, 2016

    March 18, 2016: PIPS holds Seminar on Climate Change for MPs and academia: The inclusion of climate change in the SDGs as well as the successful conclusion of the landmark international climate change agreement on the aegis of the UN Climate Summit held in Paris December 2015 has demonstrated the increasing salience of the climate change and the subsequent response at the global level. Such ventures are particularly important for country like ...

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  • PIPS and SSII Workshop on Global Strategic Environment and the South Asian Region: February 24, 2016

    Uploaded on Thu, February 25, 2016

    Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services hosted the workshop on “Global Strategic Environment and the South Asian region” organized in collaboration with Strategic Stability Institute Islamabad at PIPS (2 pm to 430 pm). Attended by 19 parliamentarians from different parliamentary parties, the workshop began with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Acting Executive Director PIPS, Mr. Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka, welcomed the participants in the opening remarks. Honorable MNA/CEO SSII, Dr. Shireen ...

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  • Pre Budget Seminar for Members of Provincial Assembly of Punjab in Lahore: Feb 9, 2016

    Uploaded on Wed, February 10, 2016

    PIPS Economy Desk continued its pre-budget sessions with a seminar in which around 75 MPAs, and parliamentary functionaries participated. The first session on Economy of Pakistan – opportunities and situational analysis was conducted by Dr Waseem, Assistant Professor, QAU followed by Budget Rules of Procedures in Punjab presentation by Secretary Provincial Assembly of Punjab Rai Babur. Budget Process and ADP analysis was presented by Mr Muhammad Adnan Azeem, Senior Accounts Officer ...

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  • PIPS Acting Executive Director’s Key Note Speech on at ISS Seminar on Foreign Policy of Pakistan – Role of Parliament, Feb., 2, 2016:

    Uploaded on Wed, February 3, 2016

    A day long seminar was organized by Institute for Strategic Studies, Islamabad. Sardar Awais Khan Leghari, Chairmen, NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations, presided as the Chief Guest, and a distinguished panel comprising Senator Farhat Ullah Babar, MNAs Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Ms Marvi Memon, Ambassador Masood Khan, DG ISS, Ambassador Khalid, President ISS, Mr Bilal Mehboob, PLDAT and Mr Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka, Acting Executive Director, PIPS, spoke ...

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  • PIPS organizes Day Long Seminar on Role and Functions of Parliament with newly elected local representatives of Punjab:Jan 26, 2016

    Uploaded on Wed, January 27, 2016

    PIPS Outreach and Public Education Desk held a comprehensive Outreach Seminar as part of its mandated function of apprising public about working of Parliament on Jan., 26, 2016 with a group of 75 newly elected local government representatives of Punjab. The Acting Executive Director PIPS Mr Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka introduced the key roles of Members of Parliament i.e law making, representation, oversight and national policy reviews in addition to vision ...

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