ISLAMABAD, Sep 1 (APP): The Chairman, Senate of Pakistan, Mian Raza Rabbani met the Lord Speaker of the House of Lords, London on Thursday at Westminster.
Lord Fowler, the Lord Speaker assumed office Today and the
Chairman, Senate of Pakistan’s meeting with him was his first official engagement, said a press release received here.
Both sides discussed mutual cooperation between both Houses and greater exchange of Parliamentary information and procedures.
Chairman Senate spoke of the importance of Parliamentary
diplomacy in building and strengthening relationship between
Pakistan and the UK.
He also spoke of exchange of delegation of members of
The Chairman invited the Lord Speaker to visit Pakistan
in the near future.
The Chairman Senate drew the attention of the Lord Speaker to the blatant violation of human rights in Indian held Kashmir, he spoke of the hundreds of deaths and injuries to the innocent civilians.
He highlighted the use of the pellet bullet as a result of
which hundreds of children have lost their sight. He reiterated the implementation of the UN Resolutions.
The Chairman, also pointed out that British soil should not be
allowed to be used for the export of violence in Pakistan.