PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES HAVE A UNIQUE PLACE IN WORLD DUE TO THEIR SUPERIOR PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITY: NA SPEAKER
The Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that Pakistan Armed Forces were among the best armed forces in world and have a unique place in the world due to their superior professional capabilities. He expressed these views while addressing participants of 201 Course of National Defence University (NDU) who visited the Parliament House under the leadership of Major General Fayyaz Hussain Shah, Commandant Armed Forces War College and met with Speaker National Assembly today.
The Speaker said that our Armed Forces always combat the difficult situations with steadfastness and bravery. During the natural castestrophies including earthquake 2005, floods and elimination of terrorism, the Pakistan. Army rendered valuable services. He said that we have to work together for development and progress of the country and have adopt collective thinking rather than individual thinking. He stressed the need for cohesion between all the institutions to overcome the difficulties being faced by the country. He said that we have to think that this country has given us everything and what we have given in return to it. He said that we can achieve our destination by promoting unity and solidarity in our ranks.
On this occasion the Special Secretary National Assembly Qamar Sohail Lohdi gave comprehensive briefing to the participants about the formation and working of the National Assembly and its Committees.
Major General Fayyaz Hussain Shah Commandant Armed Forces War College thanked the Speaker for his remarks and said that the Parliament is the supreme constitutional institution of the country and its respect is obligatory for all citizens. He told the Speaker that the decision of this visit was taken before initiation of 210 Course.
NA SPEAKER URGED THE NEED FOR PROMOTION OF HARMONY BETWEEN THE FEDERATION AND PROVINCES TO CONFRONT CHALLENGES FACED BY THE COUNTRY
Governor Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa Shah Farman called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser at Parliament House today. The matters pertaining to law & order situation in Khyber Pakhtoo khawa and over all political and economic situations in the country was discussed in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion the Speaker National Assembly congratulated Shah Farman on assuming the portfolio of Governor Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa. He said that appointment of Shah Farman as Governor Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa is good omen for progress and development of the Province. He expressed the hope that under his sagacious leadership the Province would lead towards the path of progress and prosperity. He said that progress and prosperity of the country depends upon the cordial relations between Federation and Provinces. He urged the need for promotion of harmony between the Federation and Provinces to confront challenges faced by the country at present. He said that the country is passing through a critical time and we have to work together to get the country out of these difficult situation.
The Governor Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa Shah Farman thanked the Speaker for his kind remarks and briefed him about the ongoing development projects and security situation in the Province. He said that development of the Province solving the problems facing by the people of the Province and cordial relations between Federation and Province was his foremost priority. He said that Provincial Government taking steps on priority basis for progress and development and maintenance of law and order situation in the Province.
Earlier the Former Speaker National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam met with Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser. The matters related to overall political situation in the country and mutual interests were discussed in the meeting. The Speaker said that stability of democratic institutions was inevitable for the economic stability and progress of the country. He said that all political parties present in the parliament have to play their role for strengthening the democratic institutions and to cope with the challenges being confronted to the country. “ You are a senior and seasoned member of this august House and your presence in the House is a fortune for the members of this House, he added”. He said that senior members should play their due roles for enhancing sanctity of the House and to keep the environment the House peaceful.
Former Speaker Syed Fakhar Imam has said that role of the opposition in the House is very important to keep the environment of House peaceful and for the security and economic stability it is imperative to take all the political parties on board.