Speaker inaugurates three year Strategic plan to improve Balochistan Assembly performance
QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly Strategic Plan 2010-2012 is aimed at to improve performance of the assembly. These views were expressed by Speaker Balochistan Assembly Muhammad Aslam Bhootani while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Balochistan Assembly Strategic Plan 2010-2012, held here by USAID support programme on Friday. Speaker said that under the said strategic plan different programmes would be arranged to impart training to the members, officers and staff of the Assembly as it would help improve performance of the standing committees. He said that the newly introduced strategic plan would pave way for the Assembly to perform its main function of legislation in a better way. The Speaker while assuring funds for the proposed plan said that as Assembly member our performance should be based to bring improvement in the lives of the people of the province. The Speaker had formed a committee in 2009, comprising some Assembly members and officials of Assembly secretariat to prepare a three year plan. He thanked the Institute of Pakistan Legislative Strengthening Project established in collaboration with USAID for its support during preparation of the plan. Speaker Aslam Bhotani on this occasion further said that standing committees were essential to keep watch on the performance of the Assembly and the government as well. He said that standing committees have not yet been constituted, saying he would contact the leader of the house to constitute standing committees. To a query the speaker told that agreement on setting up of a parliamentary TV channel has been reached during the Speakers conference recently held at Lahore and work on it would soon be started.