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Roundtable speakers say give democracy a chance

Against the backdrop of recent surge in political temperature, speakers at a round-table discussion on Wednesday stressed upon the need for continuation of democratic process despite all the current challenges faced by

PILDAT holds workshop on South Punjab’s provincial status

LAHORE – PILDAT’s mock discussion on the provincial status of South Punjab remained deadlocked between the Punjab chief minister’s task force and the proponents of a provincial status for the region.
In an exercise to resolve the conflict and devise negotiation strategies for members of the Punjab Assembly and office bearers of major political parties, a mock simulation exercise was conducted on Friday by a seasoned instructor Mohammed Feyyaz over the issue of whether or not

PILDAT sees negligible change in NA performance

ISLAMABAD – Upon the conclusion of the 3rd parliamentary year, PILDAT analysis reveals that there has been negligible change in the overall performance of the 13th National Assembly of Pakistan in its 3rd year and therefore the need for systemic reforms and improvement is as pressing as was a year ago.
A snapshot of performance shows that: 73% of the MNAs questions remained unanswered during the year. Average attendance of MNAs improved four percent from the previous year: 66% in

Trade across LoC may help improve Indo-Pak peace: PILDAT

ISLAMABAD – The trust developed through small barter trade taking place between Indian held Kashmir and Azad Kashmir has provided some former militants peaceful, non-violent role and alternative vision for change and conflict transformation despite considerable obstacles being faced by traders living on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC).
“The cross border relationships of trust developed through trade have proved to have resilience to political turmoil and have begun to

Pildat wants 90-day national budget debate

LAHORE – Budget session of National Assembly should be extended for 90 days which is necessary for meaningful input.
This was according to the suggestions given in the report on the Score Card of 13th National Assembly of Pakistan The 2nd year made by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency (PILDAT). The Discussion was organized on this report on Friday by PILDAT. The discussion was chaired by former speaker National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam while