Za­farul­lah Khan as­sumes charge of PIPS ED

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

ZUBAIR QURESHI ISLAMABAD—The aca­demic, so­cial and par­lia­men­tary cir­cles have wel­comed the ap­point­ment of re­puted con­sti­tu­tional ex­pert, Za­farul­lah Khan as Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of Pak­istan In­sti­tute of Par­lia­men­tary Ser­vices (PIPS).

He was ap­pointed by Board of Gov­er­nors (BoG) of PIPS in Islamabad that was held with the agenda of ap­point­ment of Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of Pak­istan In­sti­tute of Par­lia­men­tary Ser­vices (PIPS). Af­ter rig­or­ous in­ter­views and trans­par­ent, merit based mech­a­nism by the Board chaired by Speaker Na­tional As­sem­bly Sar­dar Ayaz Sadiq Za­farul­lah Khan was fi­nally ap­pointed as the new Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of the PIPS among the short­listed can­di­dates.

Za­farul­lah Khan is known for his vast knowl­edge of con­sti­tu­tional and par­lia­men­tary af­fairs. He has writ­ten a num­ber of books, re­ports and ar­ti­cles at na­tional, re­gional and in­ter­na­tional lev­els over the civic ed­u­ca­tion, par­lia­men­tary democ­racy, con­sti­tu­tion­al­ism, fed­er­al­ism and fun­da­men­tal rights.

Re­cently, his book on fun­da­men­tal rights has been pub­lished by se­nate of Pak­istan. He has also been in­vited as speaker at civil ser­vice academy, uni­ver­si­ties, na­tional & in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ences and other fo­rums. He has also been hon­ored to rep­re­sent Pak­istan in more than one dozen coun­tries.

Chair­man In­ter Univer­sity Con­sor­tium for Pro­mo­tion of So­cial Sci­ences and Vice Chan­cel­lor Univer­sity of Hair­pur Dr. Nasser Ali Khan, Chair­man Pun­jab Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Com­mis­sion Prof Dr. Muham­mad Niza­muud­din Vice Chan­cel­lor Ab­dul Wali Khan Univer­sity Prof Dr Ih­san Ali, Vice Chan­cel­lor Univer­sity of Ed­u­ca­tion, Dr Rauf-i-Azm Na­tional Co­or­di­na­tor In­ter Univer­sity Con­sor­tium and NBF book am­bas­sador Muham­mad Mur­taza Noor and oth­ers greeted Za­farul­lah Khan on his ap­point­ment as ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor PIPS and hoped that his ap­point­ment would be greatly help­ful in fur­ther strength­en­ing of Pak­istan In­sti­tute for Par­lia­men­tary Ser­vices and leg­isla­tive sup­port to the leg­is­la­tures.

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