MDGs conference on Sunday

31 May 2014

The National Assembly (NA) is holding a conference on millennium development goals (MDGs) for parliamentary task force on Sunday (today).

It is the initiative of MNA Mariyum Aurangzeb, who is also the chairwoman of the Task Force on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The conference will engage around 90 lawmakers from the NA, Senate and all the four provincial assemblies as well as legislative assemblies of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.

The conference will provide interaction among lawmakers and national and international experts, facilitators and speakers participating and sharing their valuable knowledge on various themes of Pakistan’s social development reforms agenda. It will be a watershed in Pakistan’s endeavour for equitable and just development of all its citizens as for the first-ever public representatives from all provincial and legislative assemblies, will come together with their counterparts at parliament to show their commitment and ownership towards development with a cohesive approach to deal with basic human issues such as health, education, poverty reduction, women and children, environmental conservation and other related areas.