KARACHI: The Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat) held a strategic planning and capacity building session with young MPAs of Sindh, says a press release.

A multiparty group of Sindh MPAs joined the proceedings in person and online via Zoom.

In a detailed discussion, MPAs appreciated holding of the forum and the sharing of useful and timely information and analysis in a number of relevant areas. They said that as young MPAs they are ready and willing to play their role in leading policies, oversight and legislation on issues faced by the youth in Sindh.

MPAs who joined the forum in person in Karachi included Sadia Javed (PPP), Arsalan Taj (PTI), Sarwat Fatima (TLP) and Munawwar Ali Wassan (PPP). Those MPAs who joined online via Zoom included Bilal Ghaffar (PTI), Saeed Afridi (PTI) and Rabistan Khan (PTI).

The forum was organized by Pildat under the UNDP-supported project Build Leadership Capacity and Mainstream Young Men and Women in Policy Processes Leading to Inclusive and Pro-Youth Legislation.

Published in Dawn, September 23rd, 2020

Opinion

Editorial

Taking stock
14 Aug, 2022

Taking stock

AS Pakistan completes three quarters of a century as a sovereign nation today, it will be worth the effort to see...
Medicine in short supply
14 Aug, 2022

Medicine in short supply

THAT rising import prices of pharmaceutical raw materials and increasing production costs of manufacturers have...
Police excesses
Updated 13 Aug, 2022

Police excesses

Crass thuggery and victimisation of ordinary citizens are unlikely to earn govt plaudits from any quarter.
Afghan cleric’s killing
13 Aug, 2022

Afghan cleric’s killing

THAT a suicide bomber belonging to the self-styled Islamic State group managed to target a senior Taliban cleric in...
No room for hockey
13 Aug, 2022

No room for hockey

THERE have been accusations and clarifications as the blame game rumbles on. Yet despite workers of the PTI ...
Militancy redux
Updated 12 Aug, 2022

Militancy redux

There is fear and confusion all around, and it is for the state to bring clarity to the situation.