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Meeting of the Advisory Committee on celebration of Golden Jubilee of Constitution tracks progress of preparations

Thursday, 9th March, 2023

Islamabad; 9th March, 2023: A meeting of the Advisory Committee of Parliament to oversee preparations of Golden Jubilee of 1973 Constitution was held at the Parliament House under the Convenership of Mian Raza Rabbani.

The committee took pertinent decisions to finalise the preparations for observing the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Pakistan. Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar assured the Committee of full support and facilitation from the government departments.

Member Advisory Committee former Senator  Farhat Ullah Babar stressed that the role of media to raise awareness about the celebrations will be critical. He added that clear directions should be outlined for all government departments to facilitate these preparations.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb informed the Committee that the ministry will take the lead role in executing a robust media campaign which will begin from 10th March 2023.

MNA  Mehnaz Akbar Aziz acknowledged the progress of the committee and suggested the compilation of a booklet on the Constitution for children. MNA Asiya Azeem said that programs should be telecasted frequently on television to create awareness about fundamental rights ensured by the Constitution.

The Committee under the Convenorship of Mian Raza Rabbani decided to hold more frequent meetings of the Committee. The Committee also delegated tasks related to Golden Jubilee celebrations to members of the Committee.