Harmony among provinces and Federation is a key to Socio-Economic Development of the Country: National Assembly Speaker

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Harmony among provinces and Federation is a key to Socio-Economic Development of the Country: National Assembly Speaker

February 1, 2019

Islamabad,
February 01, 2019 (PPI-OT): Minister for Inter-Provincial Co-ordination Dr.
Fehmida Mirza called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar at Speaker’s
House on Friday. The matters pertaining to coordination between Federation and
Provinces as well as overall economic and political situation of the country
were discussed during the meeting.

The
Speaker said that close coordination and harmony among Federation and Provinces
is imperative for development of the country. He urged upon the Federation to
play its due role for elimination of sense of deprivation in small provinces
and further mentioned that resolving problems of the small provinces should be
priority of the Federation. He further said that the small provinces can play a
proactive role in development and progress of the country when this sense of
deprivation is lessened.

Asad Qaisar
stressed the need for resolving the health issues, spreading education for all,
enhancing sports opportunities for youth and promoting tourism in the country.
He said that national integration and consensus was essential to counter the
challenges of terrorism, unemployment, illiteracy, scarcity of water and
corruption being faced by the country at present. He said that the leaders of
all political parties need to play their due role for peaceful environment in
the House so that effective legislation can be enacted.

Minister
for Inter-Provincial Co-ordination Dr. Fehmida Mirza said that elimination of
sense of deprivation of the small provinces is her priority and in this regard
she is in contact with provincial governments. She said the incumbent
government is trying to bring positive changes in health, education, tourism,
and sports sectors. She further assured the Speaker for cooperation to keep the
environment peaceful in the House.

For more information, contact:

Secretary

National Assembly of Pakistan

Automation Centre,

National Assembly Secretariat,

Parliament House,

Islamabad – Pakistan

Tel: +92-51-9221082-83

Fax: +92-51-9221106

Email: assembly@na.gov.pk

Website: www.na.gov.pk

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