Islamabad, May 29: Youth Parliament Pakistan elected its new
Prime Minister, Mr. Hassan Javed Khan (YP39-SINDH02),
who took oath of the office today here at the Fourth Day of
the Fourth session held in Islamabad. Earlier, former Prime
Minister Rana Amaar Faruq (YP08-ICT01) submitted his
resignation which in effect, dissolved his cabinet.
newly appointed Youth cabinet includes: Rana Amaar Faruq
(YP08-ICT01 ) as Youth Minister for Law, Human
Rights and Parliamentary Affairs; Mr. Shamas ur Rehman
Alvi (YP48-SINDH11) as Youth Minister for Finance,
Planning Affairs and Economics; Mr. Prem Chand
(YP38-SINDH01) as Youth Prime Minister for Sports,
Culture and Youth Affairs; Ms. Maria Fayyaz
(YP32-PUNJAB14) as Youth Minister for Education, Health
and Environment, Syeda Rabab Zehra Naqvi (YP41-SINDH04)
as Youth Minister for Information and Mr.
Abdullah Lak (YP36-PUNJAB18), Youth Minister for
Foreign Affairs and Defence.
in the day, a Calling Attention Notice was presented
condemning the twin terror attacks in Lahore which claimed 80
lives and targeted a specific group. The House demanded quick
enquiry in the matter and demanded that the people responsible
be punished for such heinous act. Another Calling Attention
Notice discussed the arrests and assaults by Karachi police on
a peaceful teachers rally.
Imtiaz Ali Khuro (YP46-SINDH09) and Syed Manzoor Shah
(YP04-BALOCHISTAN03) moved a resolution proposing a new
accountability mechanism throughout the country. Another
resolution by Ms. Rabab Zehra Naqvi (YP41-SINDH04) and Ms.
Anam Javed Cheema (YP29-PUNJAB11) discussed the proposals for
a unique good governance policy of Youth Parliament Pakistan.
Members proposed their suggestions for new accountability
mechanisms stating that a computerized system should be
implemented for E-Governance.
House discussed the need for Civil Service Reforms and
Accountability mechanism and proposals were submitted by both
the parties to the ad hoc committee co chaired by Leader of
the House and Leader of the Opposition.
on General Youth Policy will be presented in the House
tomorrow along with a report on National Health Care and a
Bill on the elimination of ghost schools in the country.