ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday inaugurated the Launching Ceremony of PTV Parliament in Islamabad.
In his remarks on the occasion, the Speaker said that the idea behind the launch of PTV Parliament Channel is to create awareness amongst the people and generate public opinion that will help improve performance of the elected representatives. He said that through PTV Parliament Channel, the people will be able to see whether or not their elected representatives are highlighting their issues.
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Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said that we opened the doors of the Parliament to everybody over the last five years in order to create awareness amongst the people about the functions of the parliament. He that we also invited the students from schools, colleges and universities to witness the proceedings of the Parliament.
The Speaker said that appreciated the Information Minister and Information Secretary Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera for their efforts behind the launch of the Parliamentary Channel.
The Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb in her remarks said that the new Channel will not only broadcast the proceedings of the Parliament but also those of the Standing Committees.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the content to be generated under the guidance of Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) will also be broadcast on the Channel.
The Information Secretary described the launch of the Parliamentary Channel as a step towards further strengthening democratic traditions in the Country.