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The Sitting of the National Assembly has been adjourned to meet again on Saturday the 13th August, 2022 at 09:00 p.m.|In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to rule 4 of the Parliament (Joint Sittings) Rules, 1973, the Hon. Speaker has been pleased to call a Joint Sitting on Monday, the 22nd August, 2022 at 4.00 p.m, instead of Wednesday, the 20th July, 2022 at 4.00 p.m. in the Parliament House, Islamabad.

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Maintaining Sanctity Of Parliament Vital For Bright Future Of The Country: NA Speaker
Monday, 1st August, 2022

Islamabad: 1st August 2022: Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Parliament is the representative of more than 22 million Pakistanis and being representative it is vital to maintain its sanctity and sacred image. He said that the internship programme of National Assembly Secretariat is to make youth well aware of parliamentary procedures. He expressed these views at the welcoming ceremony of more than 150 interns from different universities of pakistan for internship in Parliament House today.

Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the youth of our country should understand the constitution of the islamic republic of Pakistan as the constitution is the soul of the state. He said that now it is upto young generation to take responsibility for maintaining the sanctity of parliament. He also desired that the students from far flung areas be also included in this programme. He also said that it is upto young generation to be well aware about the committee system of Parliament.

The Speaker said that our youth has all requisite potential to steer the country out of the present socio-economic challenges. He said that  trained and upskilled youth is vital for bringing socio-economic stability in the country. Convener Parliamentary Task Force on Sustainable Development Goals and Additional Secretary Special Initiative National Assembly Secretariat  Syed shamoon Hasmi were also present on the occasion. He also briefed the participants that at present 180 interns are serving in the National Assembly Secretariat from different universities across Pakistan. He also informed that the National Assembly Secretariat has signed MoUs with different universities to train youth especially in legislative matters.