U.S. Below Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine joined U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter and Nationwide Meeting Speaker Dr. Fehmida Mirza right now to rejoice the opening the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Service (PIPS). PIPS might be housed in a $11.5 million facility constructed and furnished by the U.S. authorities and can function an unbiased analysis and coaching heart for all of Pakistan’s legislative our bodies.
“This constructing is a present from the American folks,” mentioned Ambassador Munter in remarks on the ceremony. “It’s an expression of our deep partnership and dedication to democracy and the folks of Pakistan.”
The four-floor, 55,000 sq. ft. facility homes state-of-the-art pc techniques, workplaces, seminar rooms, a library, and an auditorium. The institute will help skilled improvement and orientation packages for parliamentarians and employees and can present information assortment and analysis instruments to assist parliamentarians higher serve the folks with efficient public coverage.