First National Parliamentary Conference on MDG tomorrow

Jun 1, 2014

The first National Parliamentary Conference on Millennium Development Goals is being held from June 2 to 4 under the guidance of National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq. The Speaker of the National Assembly will inaugurate the first National Millennium Development Goals Conference. It is an initiative of a young woman Parliamentarian MNA Mariyum Aurangzeb, who is the chairperson for Task Force on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The Conference will engage around 90 parliamentarians and legislators from the National Assembly, Senate, four provincial assemblies of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh as well as legislative assemblies of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

With its preliminary session scheduled to kick-off on Monday, the conference will bring together the national and provincial task forces on the MDGs. The National Task Force is made up of Members of Parliament, while the Provincial Task Forces comprise members of the respective Provincial Assemblies.