ISLAMABAD, May 27 (APP): Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has been elected life time fellow of the Forum of Federation.

According to a press release issued here Friday, Forum of Federation is a worldwide lobby having all the countries’ practicing Federalism as members.

Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, after the 18th Amendment pioneered Pakistan’s membership of the Forum and was a member of its Board of Director’s for two years.

In the letter written by the Board to him, it has been stated “ This exemplary contribution of the Forum, is highlighted by your support in building the work of the Forum in Pakistan and across the globe, representing Pakistan at the International Conference on Federalism in Addis Ababa in 2010, championing the process of Pakistan’s membership to the Forum, contributing your unrivalled knowledge and expertise to Forum events and your contribution to various Forum projects.

Significantly, your leadership as a board member and ambassador of the Forum in Pakistan has fostered strong relationships and strengthened our partnership with various stakeholders in the country.

In light of your contribution to the Forum and the cause of federalism, I am pleased to inform that you have been elected Fellow of the Forum for life. It is this organizations highest accolade.

You are the sixth Fellow elected to the organization since its founding in 1998.

Once again I thank you for your exemplary service to the Forum. We very much looking forward to continuing our close and special relationship with you into the future.”