Islamabad, November 05,
2009: The second day of the First Session of
the Youth Parliament began with the Oath Taking Ceremony of
the members. Mr. Wazir Ahmed Jogezai, Former Deputy Speaker,
National Assembly of Pakistan served as the Speaker. Mr.
Hammal Muneer Jan (YP03-BALOCHISTAN02) proposed a resolution
to address the problems faced by Balochistan and revival of
the NFC award. Mr. Lehrasip Hayat (YP23-PUNJAB05) explained
the political structure in detail and stressed on the need to
give confidence to the leadership of Balochistan. Mr. Ali Inam
Khan proposed solutions that included granting of provincial
autonomy with adequate cheques and balances, improving the
agriculture sector and bringing in local and foreign
investments. The resolution was passed with heavy majority.
Mr Shamas Ur Rehman Alvi (YP48-SINDH11) moved another
resolution to modify Local Government system rather than to
completely abolish it. Syeda Rabab Zehra Naqvi (YP41-SINDH04)
added that Karachi has benefitted a lot from this system and
other provinces need to amend it accordingly to gain benefits.
The resolution was passed with a heavy majority.
The meetings of the Green and the Blue Party took place.
Members of Youth Parliament (MYP) were explained the Rules of
Procedures and Conduct of Business of Youth Parliament
2009-2010. The MYPs were guided about the election process and
the need for mutual cooperation and understanding amongst the
Members of the Youth Parliament filed their Standing Committee
Preference Forms to the Secretariat and submitted the business
for the next session.
The proceedings of the session are adjourned till 9:00am,
November 06, 2009.