A seminar on “Parliament, Constitution and State Building” was held at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Studies with students of Bahria University, Islamabad on December 14, 2016. A total of 30 member delegation of students and one faculty member of department of public administration attended the seminar. The session formally began with recitation of Holy Quran by Ms Samra Minhaj, YPSE and Ms Tehseen Khalid, Senior Research Officer, was the moderator.
Mr Zafarullah Khan, Executive Director, PIPS, welcomed the delegation at the Institute and highlighted the Parliament’s role as citadel of people’s rights and aspirations. Mr. Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka, Director Research and IT at PIPS, conducted an interactive and absorbing session on Parliament, Constitution and State Building and how Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah embodied a democratic parliamentary system for Pakistan, followed by a Q&A session. The students showed eagerness to learn about the role of Parliament and Constitution in State Building and fully participated in the discussion. The session ended with a vote of thanks by Bahria University followed by a group photo.