Rabbani distributes certificates among Senate internees

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ISLAMABAD, July 30 (APP): Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani distributed certificates among the first group of internees who completed the short internship programme arranged by Senate.

The certificates were distributed, among 66 students who have completed their six-months internship programme, in a ceremony held here.

Addressing the participants, Mian Raza Rabbani said for the first time in the history of the country, Senate had initiated such internship programme which would help create a link between Parliament and educational institutions.

He said agreements had been signed in this regard with eight universities of the country according to which Senate would arrange six-month internship programme for the students.

“Your input will be highly useful and of great value for us,” the chairman Senate told the students, urging them to be ambassadors of democracy.

He expressed hope that the experiences will prove highly beneficial for future of the interns. He wished them success in their careers.

Secretary Senate Amjed Pervez Malik while speaking to the audience highlighted objectives of the programme.

He said aim of this programme was to learn from the new ideas of the young generation and in turn give them an insight into the working of parliament.

He said interns played a key role in increasing efficiency of the secretariat by bringing into use new technology.

The ceremony was attended by senators and senior officers of the Senate.

Interns termed it a good experience and appreciated the cooperation extended to them by the Senate secretariat during their training.