Constitution Guarantees Level Playing Field For All Citizens : Speaker
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that the 1973 constitution ensures the protection of the basic rights and provision equal opportunities for progress and development of all its citizen in the country
Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online - 16th April, 2019) Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that the 1973 constitution ensures the protection of the basic rights and provision equal opportunities for progress and development of all its citizen in the country.He expressed these views while addressing in inaugural session of two days National Parliamentary Consultation on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services(PIPS) on Tuesday.He said that it is the duty of government to provide basic education from five to sixteen years of age as per constitution.
While stressing on the need to make comprehensive public policies for the welfare of the common people he said that 18th amendment in the constitution has enhanced the importance of federating units and now provinces can play their vital role for uplifting the status of the common people.He said that incumbent government is striving hard to eliminate poverty, unemployment and illiteracy from the country.
He said that climate change is serious issue which needs to be taken on priority basis at all levels of governance. He said that Regional Conference will be held in Pakistan during the month of October and he hoped that all neighboring countries would participate in this conference to deliberate upon the issues being faced by the region.
While stressing on the need of being united for the progress of the country he said that this country belongs to us and we are recognized in the world because of Pakistan. He also mentioned that progress and prosperity of all of us depends upon development of this country.
He said that Pakistani nation is a brave nation and it always faced the challenges with courage and braveness.Asad Qaiser said that model villages are being established across the country to support the destitute and hapless and to provide them with basic need of food, shelter, health and education.
He said that all philanthropic and welfare organizations have been united to this cause. He said that initial procedures and codal formalities in this regard have been completed. At the start the model villages will be established in the capitals of the four provinces to provide schools, hospital and other basic needs under one umbrella.
He said that he gifted one thousand kanal personal land for establishment of Model Villages in KPK. He stressed on the parliamentarians to specially concentrate on the welfare of the people in their constituencies.