Islamabad, November 06, 2009: The Youth Parliament Pakistan deplored
the National Reconciliation Ordinance by stating it violation
of basic human rights. The session started with a resolution
passed by Mr. Hannan Ali Abbasi (YP15-NWFP03) on National
Reconciliation Ordinance that NRO should be condemned and
called upon the Government of Pakistan to set up a committee
to spend the money gained by NRO beneficiaries through the act
on developmental works.
Inam Khan (YP14-NWFP03) commented that NRO negates the
principles of democracy through discrimination of classes.
Syed Manzoor Shah (YP04-BALUCHISTAN03) stressed on the need to
make National Accountability Bureau (NAB) transparent and then
move on for the abolishment of NRO, stressing on the need for
a stronger judiciary system in the country. The resolution was
adopted with heavy majority.
Bilal Jamaee (YP44-SINDH07) presented the second resolution of
the day which demanded the elections of Student Unions both at
Government and Private Institution all over Pakistan. Members
stated that a lot of well renowned politicians like Mr. Sheikh
Rasheed and Mr. Javed Hashmi were groomed through Student
Unions. Mr. Ehsen Naveed Irfan (YP13-NWFP02)
stressed on the fact that leaders are born leaders and to make
a countries leadership strong, we need to work from grass root
levels. The resolution was passed with a simple majority.
third resolution of the day was moved by Mr. Zulqurnain Haider
(YP20-PUNJAB02) which expressed solidarity for the Internally
Displaced People of South Waziristan Agency. Mr. Khan Zeb
explained the background of the problem and urged that more
registration centers be set up at WANA and members
quoted critical figures that for a total of 40,000registered
IDPís only 5,949 ration cards were given and the
unavailability of water and other basic necessities was a
major problem. The resolution was passed with heavy majority.