President wants digital parliament by Jun 2021

By Staff Reporter
Thursday – November 26, 2020
ISLAMABAD: The president Arif Alvi underscored, Wednesday, the need for digitalisation of parliament to ensure efficient secretariat and committee management as well as decision making.

According to a press release, he stated this while chairing a meeting on president’s initiative for cyber-efficient parliament, at parliament house, in the federal capital.

President Alvi said that it was essential to incorporate information technology (IT) into both houses of parliament that will enhance the efficiency and will help establish effective monitoring and control system over legislative businesses.

He was briefed about the initiatives taken by the relevant organisations for automation of parliament.

President Alvi asked the concerned stakeholders to take steps for digitalisation of parliament by June 2021.

The meeting was attended by senate chairman senator Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, national assembly (NA) speaker Asad Qaisar, IT and telecommunication (ITT) minister (ITTM) Syed Amin-ul-Haq, ITT secretary Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, senate secretary Syed Pervez Abbas, NA secretary Tahir Hussain and National Information Technology Board (NITB) executive director (ED) Shabahat Ali Shah.