All Publications listed under Parliamentary Development

The Polio Emergency in Pakistan

Unlike the rest of the world where poliovirus had decreased by over 99% since 1988, Pakistan remains one of the only two coun...

Pakistan mein Polio Emergency

This is Urdu version of "The Polio Emergency in Pakistan". Unlike the rest of the world where poliovirus had decreased by ...

Required Reforms in Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan

Required Reforms in Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan is a compilation of proposals developed by PILDAT for...

Proposals for Resolving the Kashmir Dispute: January 2020

Proposals for resolving the Kashmir Dispute, a briefing paper by PILDAT, was first written and published by PILDAT in June 2005. ...

Effective Role in Committees

Effective Role in Committees, A Briefing Paper for Women Legislators in Pakistan has been prepared by PILDAT for the benefit of femal...

Committion Mein Mausar Kirdar

This is Urdu version of "Effective Role in Committees: A Briefing Paper for Women Legislators in Pakistan. Version: November 06, 2019...

How to be an Effective Legislator

  Since 2002, Pakistan's Parliament and Provincial Assemblies have seen an unprecedented increase in the number of female legis...

Muassar Qanoon Saaz kaisay bana jaye

This is Urdu version of "How to be an Effective Legislator: Background Paper for Women Legislators". Since 2002, Pakistan's Parliame...

Right To Information In Punjab : Background Paper

Right To Information In Punjab : Background Paper For PIOs briefs that Citizens' access to public related information and services ...

Punjab mein haq-e-hasool-e-maloomat: Background Paper

This is Urdu Version of "Right to Information in Punjab : Background Paper (For Public Information Officers)".

E-Governance Initiatives by Government of National Capital Territory (NCT) Delhi, India

E-Governance Initiatives by Government of National Capital Territory (NCT ), Delhi, India is a background EPaper authored by Mr. Ra...

Harnessing Technology for Better Governance : The Indian Experience

Harnessing Technology forBetterGovernance: The Indian Experience is a background Paper authored by Prof. M. V. Rajeev Gowda, Member...

Poverty Analytics and Outcomes in India

Poverty Analytics and Outcomes in India is a background paper authored by Mr. Sanjeev S. Ahluwalia, Advisor, Observer Research Foun...

Poverty and Agriculture Development in India

Poverty and Agriculture Development in India is a background paper authored by Mr. Vijay Sardana, PGDM P(IIMA), M.Sc. (Food Tech.) ...

Poverty in Pakistan: A Brief Overview

Poverty in Pakistan: A Brief Overview is a background Paper authored by Prof. Dr. S. Akbar Zaidi, Political Economist, Pakistan for...

Agriculture and Dairy Development in India | Lessons for Developing Countries

Agriculture and Dairy Development in India Lessons for Developing Countriesis a Background Paper authored by Mr. Vijay Sardana, PGD...

Developments in the Livestock and Dairy Development Sector Punjab, Pakistan

Developments in the Livestock and Dairy Development Sector Punjab, Pakistan is a Background Paper authored by Mr. Muhammad Irfan Kh...

Performance of Agriculture in two Punjabs

Peformance of Agriculture in two Punjabs is a Background Paper authored by Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice Chancellor, University ...

Dialogue Report : India–Pakistan Legislators and Public Officials Dialogue on Sharing of Experiences on Governance and Democracy

PILDAT in association with the Lokniti: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) (www.csds.in) facilitated the first rou...

Dialogue Report : India–Pakistan Legislators and Public Officials Dialogue on Sharing of Experiences on Governance and Democracy

PILDAT in association with Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) (www.crrid.res.in) facilitated the secon...

Dialogue Report : India–Pakistan Legislators and Public Officials Dialogue on Sharing of Experiences on Governance and Democracy

PILDAT in asociation with Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International) (www.cuts-international.org), facilitated the thi...

How Indian Media Cover Pakistan

How Indian Media Cover Pakistan is a Background Paper authored by Mr. A.S. Panneerselvan, the Readers' Editor of The Hindu, for the...

Overview of Police System and Reform Measures towards Strengthening Police Oversight in India

Overview of Police System and Reform Measures towards Strengthening Police Oversight in India is a Background Paper authored by Ms....

Role of Media in India Pakistan Relations

Role of Media in India Pakistan Relations is a Background Paper authored by Ms. Vandana Seth, Research Scholar, for the benefit of ...

Role of Pakistani Media in Pakistan-India Relations

Role of Pakistani Media in Pakistan-India Relations is a Background Paper authored by Senator (r) Javed Jabbar, former Federal Mini...

The System of Policing in Independent India

The System of Policing in Independent India is a Background Paper authored by Dr. K. S. Subramanian, former senior Civil Servant an...

Report : Pakistan-India Legislators and Public Officials Dialogue on Sharing of Experiences on Governance and Democracy

PILDAT in association with the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) (www.csds.in) facilitated the Pakistan-India Leg...

Report : Pakistan-India Legislators and Public Officials Dialogue on Sharing of Experiences on Governance and Democracy

PILDAT in association with the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) (www.csds.in) facilitated its second round of th...

Local Government System in India

Local Government System in India is a background paper authored by Prof. George Mathew, Founder Director & Chairman, Institute ...

Anti-Corruption Mechanisms and Institutions to Address the Problem of Corruption in Pakistan

Anti-Corruption Mechanisms and Institutions to Address the Problem of Corruption in Pakistan is a background paper authored by Mr. ...

Anti-Corruption Mechanisms and Institutions to Address the Problem of Corruption in India

Anti-Corruption Mechanisms and Institutions to Address the Problem of Corruption in India is a background paper authored by Prof. J...

Promotion of Agricultural in Pakistan

Promotion of Agriculture in Pakistan is a background paper authored by Mr. Muhammad Asif Khan, an Agriculture Economist/ M&E Sp...

Promotion of Agricultural in India

Promotion of Agriculture in India is a background paper authored by Professor Jagrup Singh Sekhon, Chairman, Department of Politica...

Promotion of Tourism in Pakistan

Promotion of Tourism in Pakistan is a background paper authored by Mr. Aftab ur Rehman Rana, President, Sustainable Tourism Foundat...

Promotion of Tourism in India

Promotion of Tourism in India is commissioned by PILDAT for the benefit of participants of the Pakistan-India Legislators and Publi...

Promotion of Business and Investment in Pakistan

Promotion of Business and Investment in Pakistan is a background paper authored by Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha, Managing Director, Institute...

Promotion of Business and Investment in India

Promotion of Business and Investment in India is a background paper authored by Professor Hemant Kumar Dasharathlal Shah, Head, Dep...

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015

The Pakistan Electronic Crimes Ordinance 2007 expired in 2009. After a gap of 5 years, the Ministry of Information Technology and T...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Sarhadi Nazm-o-Nasq Kay Qanooni Pehloo [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Citizen's Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Border Management: A Legal Perspective".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Border Management: A Legal Perspective

As part of our initiative on quality of governance and democracy, PILDAT has been working on developing analyses on the need for a ...

India-Pakistan: The Current Impasse

India-Pakistan: The Current Impasse is a background paper authored by Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar, Member of Indian Rajya Sabha and a re...

Reset in Pakistan-India Relations

Reset in Pakistan-India Relations is authored by Mr. Salman Bashir, former Foreign Secretary and Pakistan's High Commissioner to In...

Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-India Parliamentarians Dialogues since 2011

In order to promote better understanding between Pakistani and Indian legislators on cooperation regarding cross- border issues, PI...

Pace & Progress of Pakistan-India Dialogue

In February 2011, the Governments of Pakistan and India formally embarked on a roadmap to resume the dialogue process suspended ove...

Da Dwazara Utmcall Rahsi Da Pakistan Afghanistan Parliamani Muzakro Pah Safarbanto nod Amal Daramd Jag December Dua Zara Khawarlasm

This is Pashto version of "Implementation Status on Recommendations From The Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogues Since ...

Guzarish Peshraft kar Hasiyat Ijrai Peshnahadat Guftagoo Hai Azai Parlimanihai Pakistan no Afghanistan Az saal 2008 [Dari]

This is Dari version of "Implementation Status on Recommendations From The Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogues Since 20...

Implementation Status on Recommendations From The Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogues Since 2008

In order to promote better understanding between Pakistani and Afghan legislators on cooperation regarding cross- border issues, PI...

Report: Pakistan Da Afghanistan Sarkarai Muzakro Raftar O Permukhtak [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of "Pace And Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, December 2013 to December 2014".

Guzarish: Surat-o-Peshraft Guftagoo Hai Rasmi Pakistan o Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of "Pace And Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, December 2013 to December 2014".

Pace And Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue

Report on Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue covers important milestones and developments in the official ...

Da Dawazara Shaparsum Rosto Badledouneki SamiAz Soorat-e-Hal: Da Pakistan Afghanistan Tauluqat [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Background Paper on "Changing Regional Context Beyond 2016: Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations".

Asnad Pusht Senha: Tagahyer Bister Mantaqa-e-Frasavi 2016: Rawabit Pakistan-o-Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of Background Paper on "Changing Regional Context Beyond 2016: Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations".

Changing Regional Context Beyond 2016: Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

Changing Regional Context Beyond 2016: Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations is a paper that has been commissioned by PILDAT to serve as B...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue XII Proceeding Report

PILDAT, in association with the Standing Committee on Defence and Parliamentary Friendship Groups on Afghanistan in the Parliament ...

Punjab Mein Rozgar aur Labour Market kay Masail [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Briefing Paper on "Employment and Labour Market Issues in Punjab: Current Situation and Way Forward".

Employment and Labour Market Issues in Punjab

Pakistan faces the challenge of weak enforcement of labour laws at both Federal and Provincial levels. Keeping in view the post 18t...

Protection of Pakistan Ordinance 2013 – Protection of Pakistan (Amendment) Ordinance 2014

The Protection of Pakistan Ordinance, 2013 (PPO 2013) was promulgated by President Mamnoon Hussain on October 31, 2013 and laid bef...

Protection of Pakistan Act 2014

The objective of this Brief is to assist citizens in understanding the context, objective and issues relating to the legislation so...

Local Goernment Laws 2013

The Comparative Analysis and Public Discussion on Local Government Laws 2013 – Feedback & Recommendations presents the views an...

Historical Evolution of Federalism in Pakistan [Sindhi]

This is Sindhi version of Discussion Paper on "Historical Evaluation of Federalism in Pakistan".

I nter-Governmental Relations in Pakistan [Sindhi]

This is Sindhi version of Discussion Paper on "I nter-Governmental Relations in Pakistan".

Pakistan: Fiscal Management & Accountability

The Discussion Paper on Pakistan: Fiscal Management & Accountability has been authored by Dr. Ikramul Haq, advocate Supreme Cou...

Pakistan Da Afghanistan Parlimani Khabray Athray Yolasam Bahss [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue XI, December 17-18, 2013, Kabul, Afghanistan". ...

Pakistan O Afghanistan Yaz Dameen Daur Muzakrat Azai Parliaman [Dari]

This is Dari version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue XI, December 17-18, 2013, Kabul, Afghanistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue XI

PILDAT, in association with Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Groups in the National Assembly and the Senate of Pakista...

Bharat Ko Mandi Tak BilaImtiaz Rasai Daina: Masail Aur Challenges [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of discussion paper on "Granting Non-Discriminatory Market Access (NDMA) to India: Issues and Challenges: Paki...

Granting Non-Discriminatory Market Access (NDMA) to India: Issues and Challenges

Granting Non-Discriminatory Market Access (NDMA) to India: Issues and Challenges: Pakistan's Perspective has been commissioned by P...

Pakistan Mein Wafaqiat Ka Tareekhi Irtaqa [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Discussion Paper on "Historical Evolution of Federalism in Pakistan".

Historical Evolution of Federalism in Pakistan

The Discussion Paper on Historical Evolution of Federalism in Pakistan has been authored by Professor Dr. Syed Jaffar Ahmed, Direct...

Pakistan Mein Bain ul Hukoomati Taaluqaat [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Discussion Paper on "Inter-Governmental Relations in Pakistan".

Inter-Governmental Relations in Pakistan

The Discussion Paper on Inter-Governmental Relations in Pakistan: Evolution and Potential with relation to 18th Amendment has been ...

Pakistan: Mali Intizam Aur Ehtasab [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Discussion Paper on "Pakistan: Fiscal Management and Accountability".

Pakistan: Fiscal Management & Accountability

The Discussion Paper on Pakistan: Fiscal Management & Accountability has been authored by Dr. Ikramul Haq, The paper has been c...

Qwanein Muqami Hakoomat 2013 [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of "Comparative Analysis of Local Government Laws 2013".

Local Government Laws 2013

While most countries adopt Local Government systems due to necessity and multilateral pressure, Pakistan has marginalized Local Gov...

Local Government Laws 2013: 2nd Edition

While most countries adopt Local Government systems due to necessity and multilateral pressure, Pakistan has marginalized Local Gov...

Kach Da Shawae Muzakaro Raftar-o-Amaldramud Pakistan Da Afghanistan Tar Manha Pah Sarkari [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, September 2013 to December 2013"....

Surt-o-Peshraft Guftagoo hai Rasmi Pakistan-Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of Report on "Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, September 2013 to December 2013". ...

Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue

Report on Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue covers important milestones and developments in the officia...

Da Dawa Zara Yo Wilsam Na Tar Di Dma Da Pakistan Afghanistan Parliamani Grotarmanha da Shoi Muzakaro Pah Safar Bantono AmalDaramad [Pas...

This is Pashto version of Progress Report on " Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentar...

Hasiyat Ijrai Peshanhadaat Guftago Hai Aazai Parlimanahai Pakistan o Afghanistan Az Saal 2011 [Dari]

This is Dari version of Progress Report on "P Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentari...

Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogues since 2011

This report is prepared as a backgrounder for Pak-Afghan MPs joining the Dialogue. The objective of the report is to record and ass...

Da Dawa Zara Khowarlasim Rostu Pakistan Afghanistan Kunbi Da Tar HahKari Damak Navi Sharika Karnlarah [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of background paper on "Joint Strategy to Control Militancy & Pak-Afghan Conflict Resolution post-2014"....

Istratazi Mushtariq Bari Kantrol Satiza Javi-o-Hal Ikhtalafat Mayan [Dari]

This is Dari version of background paper on "Joint Strategy to Control Militancy & Pak-Afghan Conflict Resolution post-2014". ...

Joint Strategy to Control Militancy & Pak-Afghan Conflict Resolution post-2014

Joint Strategy to Control Militancy & Pak-Afghan Conflict Resolution post-2014 is a paper that has been commissioned by PILDAT ...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-IX

PILDAT, in association with Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group in the Senate of Pakistan, hosted the 9th Round of ...

Da Pakistan Afghanistan Parliamani GaroLasma Muzakra [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-X, October 01-02, 2013".

Pakistan o Afghanistan Daur Dahm Muzakarat Azai Parliaman: Guzarish 01-02 October, 2013, Islamabad Pakistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-X, October 01-02, 2013".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue-X

PILDAT, in association with Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group in the National Assembly of Pakistan, hosted the 10...

Follow-UP Meeting of Political Parties on APC 2012

PILDAT convened an All Parties Conference (APC) on Polio-a National Emergency on December 19, 2013 in Islamabad. A Follow-Up meetin...

Da Afghanistan-o-Pakistan Da Dafai Kamaityu Behsoona [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-VIII, September 10-11, 2013, Kabul Afghanistan"...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-VIII

PILDAT, in association with the Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production in the Senate of Pakistan, hosted the 8th Roun...

Da Pakistan Afghanistan Parliamani Muzakarat Nahm [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-IX, September 24-25, 2013".

Pakistan o Afghanistan Dur Nahm Muzakarat Azai Parliaman: Guzarish 24-25 September, Islamabad, Pakistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-IX, September 24-25, 2013".

Da Dwa Zra Yowilsum Na Rapa DeKhwa Da Pak Afghan Parlimani Dilo Da Muzakropa Safarbanto no Da Amal Dar Amad Halat [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Progress Report on "Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentaria...

Hasiyat Ijrai Pashanhadat Guftago hai Azai Parlimanahai Pakistan-o-Afghanistan Az Saal 2011 [Dari]

This is Dari version of Progress Report on "Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians...

Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogues Since 2011

In order to promote better understanding between Pakistani and Afghan legislators on cooperation regarding cross-border issues, PIL...

Tezi-o-Peshraft Muzakarat Rasmi Pakistan-Afghanistan [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, December 2012 to September 2013"....

Surt-o-Peshraft Muzakarat Rasmi Pakistan – Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of Report on "Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, December 2012 to September 2013". ...

Pace and Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue

Report on Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue covers important milestones and developments in the officia...

Da Pakistan Afghanistan Defahi Marsato PehLor [Pashto]

This is Pashto version of Report on "Wither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation".

Moqiat Defah Hamkari Pakistan o Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari version of Report on "Wither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation".

Wither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation

The first edition of this Background Paper 'Whither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation' was published in March 2013. This is the second...

Pakistan and Afghanistan – Then What Need To Do?

At governmental level, the relations of Pakistan and Afghanistan are not good. After 9/11, when the new government in Afghanistan t...

Performance of Dispute Resolution Mechanism of the indus Waters Treaty

Performance of Dispute Resolution Mechanism of the Indus Water Treaty is a briefing paper authored by Mr. Asif Baig Mirza, Indus Wa...

Pace and Progress of Pakistan-India Dialogue

In February 2011, the Governments of Pakistan and India formally embarked on a roadmap to resume the dialogue process suspended ove...

Implementation Status on Recommendations from the Pakistan-India Parliamentarians Dialogues since 2011

In order to promote better understanding between Pakistani and Indian legislators on cooperation regarding cross-border issues, PIL...

India, Pakistan, Water

India, Pakistan , Water, a Background Paper, has been authored by Mr. Ramaswamy R Iyer, former secretary Water Resources in India, ...

Consultative Session with Legislators on Child Health

PILDAT organized a Consultative Session on Child Health with Provincial Legislators, Parliamentarians from FATA and Members of the ...

Qaumi Assembly Pakistan ko Mazboot Bananay Kay Liay Majawza Islahaat [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of discussion paper on "Proposed Reforms to Strengthen National Assembly of Pakistan".

Proposed Reforms to Strengthen National Assembly of Pakistan

The 14th National Assembly of Pakistan has been voted in through Pakistan's 10 General Election on May 11, 2013 while it officially...

Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan Aur Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ki Subai Assemblioun Qwahid Inzbat Kar Ka Taqaubli Jaiza [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Briefing Paper on "A Comparative Analysis of Rules of Procedures of Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber P...

A Comparative Analysis of Rules of Procedures of Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assemblies

PILDAT has been working with Provincial Legislatures as well as on performance monitoring of quality of democracy and Parliament an...

1997, 2002, 2008 Aur 2013 Kay Intikhabat Mein Mazdooron Kay Masaiyal Kay Hawalay Say Bari Syasi Jamaton Kay Manshooron Ka Mawazna [Urdu...

This is Urdu version of "A Comparison of Major Political Parties' Position on Labour Issues: In 1997, 2002, 2008 and 2013 Election ...

A Comparison of Major Political Parties’ Position on Labour Issues

The Labour sector in Pakistan is beset with gigantic challenges. Structural flaws in the social, political and economic systems of ...

Pakistan Mein Budget Kay Parliamani Amal Mein Islahaat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Report on "Reforming the Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan".

Reforming the Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan

The Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan is recognised as suffering from a number of weaknesses, highlighted by Parliamentarian...

Da Afghanistan O Pakistan – Saay Kol Pah Kardi [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of background paper on "Pakistan and Afghanistan - Whats Needs to Be Done" authored by Mr. Saleem Safi, a se...

Pakistan wa Afghanistan – Pus Chay Bayadh Kard [Dari]

This is Dari Version of background paper on "Pakistan and Afghanistan - Whats Needs to Be Done" authored by Mr. Saleem Safi, a seni...

Afghanistan Aur Pakistan – Pus Chay Bayadh Kard [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of background paper on "Pakistan and Afghanistan - Whats Needs to Be Done" authored by Mr. Saleem Safi, a seni...

Tezi-o-Peshraft Muzakarat Rasmi Pakistan-Afghanistan [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of Report on "Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, December 2012 - March 2013".

Surt-o-Peshraft Muzakarat Rasmi Pakistan – Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari Version of Report on "Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue, December 2012 - March 2013".

Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue

Report on Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue covers important milestones and developments in the officia...

Da Pakistan wa Afghanistan Tarmanza Defahi Marsata Malgarita [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of background paper on "Whither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation" authored by Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Athar Abbas, f...

Moqiat Defah Hamkari Pakistan o Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari Version of background paper on "Whither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation" authored by Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Athar Abbas, for...

Whither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation

Whither Pak-Afghan Defence Cooperation has been commissioned by PILDAT to serve as a background paper for the Parliamentary Dialogu...

Pakistan Kay Parliamany Budget Sazi Kay Amal Mein Islahaat [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of the PILDAT Background Paper on "Parliamentary Budget Reforms in Pakistan".

Parliamentary Budget Reforms in Pakistan

The Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan is recognised as suffering from a number of weaknesses, highlighted by Parliamentarian...

Anti-Terrorism (2nd Amendment) Bill 2013

The proposed bill is a reproduction of the earlier draft of the Anti-Terrorism Bill 2010 that was withdrawn in 2012. Such an import...

Visit of Chief Minister Bihar, India to Pakistan

With the successful conclusion of Chief Minister Bihar's visit to Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore from November 09-16, PILDAT's visio...

Da Rawabat Pakistan Afghanistan [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of background paper on "State of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations".

Oza Rawabit Pakistan-Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari Version of background paper on "State of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations".

State of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

The Background Paper on State of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations has been commissioned by PILDAT to serve as a background paper for ...

Bawar Kamtia Karkichna Irkita Pakistan-Afghanistan [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of background paper on "Trust Deficit and Pakistan-Afghanistan Rocky Relations".

Adhm Ihtimad Rawabit Partanish Pakistan-Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari Version of background paper on "Trust Deficit and Pakistan-Afghanistan Rocky Relations".

Trust Deficit and Pakistan-Afghanistan Rocky Relations

The Background Paper on Deficit and Pakistan-Afghanistan Rocky Relations has been commissioned by PILDAT to serve as a background p...

Tezi-o-Peshraft Muzakarat Rasmi Pakistan-Afghanistan: January-November 2012 [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of background paper on "Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue: January-November 2012...

Surt-o-Peshraft Muzakarat Rasmi Pakistan-Afghanistan: January-November 2012 [Dari]

This is Dari Version of background paper on "Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue: January-November 2012"....

Pace & Progress of Pakistan-Afghanistan Official Dialogue: January-November 2012

As neighbours Pakistan and Afghanistan have unquestionable significance for each other. Geo-strategic, political and economic reaso...

Da Afghanistan o Pakistan Parliamani Bahsona Muzakarat – VII [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue - VII, December 11-12, 2012".

Pakistan wa Afghanistan Numindgan Maglis Muzakarat – VII [Dari]

This is Dari Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue - VII, December 11-12, 2012".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue – VII

PILDAT in associated of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group in National Assembly, hosted the 7th Round of Pakistan-...

The Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2012

The Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2012 was introduced in the National Assembly of Pakistan on November 12, 2012. The objective of...

Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan Revised Edition 2015

Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan a Briefing Paper by PILDAT, is an effort in this regard. It aims to familiarise the Parl...

Instidad-e-Polio Pakistan Mein Qaumi Emergency [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of briefing paper on "Polio Eradication A National Emergency in Pakistan".

Polio Eradication A National Emergency in Pakistan

The continued transmission of polio virus in Pakistan and the rising numbers of polio cases since 2008 have turned into a national ...

The Investigation for Fair Trial Bill 2012

The Investigation for Fair Trial Bill 2012 was introduced in the National Assembly of Pakistan by Senator Farooq H. Naek, Federal ...

The National Accountabililty Commission Bill 2012

The National Accountability Commission Bill, 2012 (NAC 2012) was introduced in the National Assembly of Pakistan by Senator Faroo...

Irkan-e-Qaumi Assembly ka Kirdar Aur Zimadarian [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of background paper on "Roles and Responsibilities of MNAs", September 2012.

Roles and Responsibilities of MNAs

What role is an MNA supposed to play inside the National Assembly and vis-à-vis constituents? Is there a set of prescribed responsi...

Pakistan-India Relations: The Revived Dialogue and the Future Prospects

Pakistan-India Relations: The Revived Dialogue and the Future Prospects is a background paper authored by Dr. Hasan- Askari Rizvi, ...

Prospects of Improving Pakistan-India Relations through Media

This background paper on Prospects for Improving Pakistan-India Relations through Media has been authored by Mr. Javed Jabbar, reno...

Pace & Progress of Pakistan-India Resumed Dialogue

In February 2011 the Governments of Pakistan and India formally agreed on a roadmap to resume the dialogue process suspended in 200...

Budget 2012-2013: Irakeen-e-Parliament kay liay Brief [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Brief on "Understanding Budget 2012-2013 - A Brief for Parliamentarians".

Understanding Budget 2012-2013

Through the budget the Government announces its policy priorities. These priorities impact people of all walks of life. While on on...

Subai Budget Seth 2012-2013 [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Brief on "Understanding Punjab Health Budget 2012-2013: A Brief for Standing Committee on Health Provincial...

Understanding Punjab Health Budget 2012-2013

In a bid to promote targeted study and scrutiny of departmental budget by Standing Committees, PILDAT has commissioned this Brief f...

Punjab Ka Taleemi Budget 2012-2013 [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Brief on "Understanding Punjab Education Budget 2012-2013: A Brief for Standing Committee on Education Prov...

Understanding Punjab Education Budget 2012-2013

In a bid to promote targeted study and scrutiny of departmental budget by Standing Committees, PILDAT has commissioned this Brief f...

Qawaid-e-Kar Hakoomat-e-Punjab [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Briefing Paper on "Introduction to Punjab Government Rules of Business".

Introduction to Punjab Government Rules of Business

How a democratic state operates in public perceptions is predicated, in a large measure, though not entirely, on the rules of busin...

Civil Society Interface with the Budgetary Processes in India: Practices and Challenges

The paper intends to elaborate the emergence of civil society budget work in India and its interface with the various stages of bud...

How to Review Demands for Grants

It has been a long standing debate that the Standing Committees of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab should have an enhanced ro...

Sanati Taaluqat kay Qawaneen Mein Wafaqi Ikhtiar Ki Zaroorat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Briefing Paper on "Need for Federal Mandate on Industrial Relation Laws".

Need for Federal Mandate on Industrial Relation Laws

The Briefing Paper on the Need of Federal Mandate on Industrial Relation Laws has been authored by Mr. Babar Sattar in the backdrop...

Indus Water Treaty between Pakistan and India

The Position Paper on Indus Water Treaty between Pakistan and India has been authored by Mr. Arshad H. Abbasi, for the benefit of P...

Pakistan Aur Bharat Kay Darmiyan Tajarat Aur Tajarat Kay Liay Pasandeeda Mulk Ka Darja [Urdu]

This is an Urdu Version of the background paper on "MFN Status and Trade Relations Between Pakistan and India".

MFN Status and Trade between Pakistan and India

The Background Paper MFN Status and Trade between Pakistan and India has been authored by Mr. Tasneem Noorani, Former Federal Secre...

Pakistan Aur Bharat Kay Darmiyan Tajarati Taaluqat [Urdu]

This is an Urdu Version of the background paper on "Trade Relations Between Pakistan and India".

Trade Relations between Pakistan and India

Trade Relations between Pakistan and India has been authored by Mr. Pradeep S. Mehta, Secretary General, CUTS International and his...

Pakistan Aur Afghanistan Kay Ma’bain Tajarat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of discussion paper on "Pak-Afghan Trade".

Da Pakistan Ao Afghanistan Tajarat [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of discussion paper on "Pak-Afghan Trade".

Tajarat Pakistan o Afghanistan [Dari]

This is Dari Version of discussion paper on "Pak-Afghan Trade".

Pak-Afghan Trade

Pakistan and Afghanistan have a long history of being trade partner. Pakistan represents Afghanistan's' main access to a seaport fo...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue III [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue III, December 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue III [Dari]

This is Dari Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue III, December 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue III [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue III, December 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue III

PILDAT hosted the 6th round of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue in Islamabad on December 20-21, 2011 to bring togethe...

Pakistan Mein Zari Amdan Per Tax Ka Nifaz [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Briefing Paper on "Taxing the Agriculture Income in Pakistan."

Taxing the Agriculture Income in Pakistan

This Briefing Paper on Taxing the Agricultural Income in Pakistan is aimed at crystallizing the issue and its various facets so as ...

Pakistan Mein Zari Amdan Per Tax [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of "Tax on Agriculture Income in Pakistan".

Tax on Agriculture Income

Pakistan faces abysmally low tax-to-GDP ratios varying between 9 – 11%. Presently calculated at 9.2%, and especially compared to pe...

Simulation Workshops : How to Resolve Real Conflicts?

PILDAT had organised a series of simulation workshops on How to Resolve Real Conflicts for Parliamentarians, Legislators of Provinc...

PAKISTAN Parliamentary Delegation Study Tour to CANADA

The Pakistan Parliamentary Study Visit of the Members of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab and t...

Ethnic Conflict in Sindh

The Background Paper on Ethnic Conflict in Sindh has been commissioned by PILDAT to assist and support an informed dialogue on the ...

Directory of Parliamentary Committees and Relevant Civil Society / Research Organisations

This PILDAT Directory of Parliamentary Committees, Civil Society and Research Organisations has been prepared to fill this gap and ...

Pakistan-Azad Jammu & Kashmir Politico-Legal Conflict

The Background Paper on Pakistan-Azad Jammu & Kashmir Politico-Legal Conflict has been commissioned by PILDAT to assist and sup...

Subai Budget Kay Amal Mein Punjab Assembly Ka Kardar [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Briefing Paper on "Role of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in the Provincial Budget Process".

Role of Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in the Provincial Budget Process

This briefing paper has been developed to propose reforms in the above areas in the light of the multi-party Steering Committee's r...

Pakistan-India Relations: Old Problems New Initiatives

Pakistan-India Relations: Old Problems: New Initiatives is authored by Dr. P . Hasan-Askari Rizvi, renowned scholar of Pakistan, as...

Wafaqi Budget 2011-2012 Kay Aahm Khadokhal [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Briefing on "Main Contours of the Federal Budget 2011-2012", briefing for Parliamentarians.

Main Contours of Federal Budget 2011-2012

The national budget, representing the government's fiscal, financial and economic objectives, serves as the most important policy d...

Consolidated Report: Pre-Budget Session in the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab

The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab held a Pre-Budget Session in January 2011 to seek input of its members in budget budget prior...

Main Contours of Punjab Budget 2011-2012

Punjab Budget 2011-2012 was presented to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on June 10, 2011. This paper, prepared especially fo...

How to Effectively Participate in Parliamentary Budget Debate

Federal Budget 2011-2012 was presented in the National Assembly of Pakistan on June 03, 2011 and debate on the Budget started in Na...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue II [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue II, May 2011, Kabul, Afghanistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue II [Dari]

This is Dari Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue II, May 2011, Kabul, Afghanistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue II [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue II, May 2011, Kabul, Afghanistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue II

PILDAT hosted the 5th round of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue in Kabul on May 29-30, 2011 to bring Ptogether Afghan...

Pakistan Mein Muft Aur Lazmi Taleem Ka Haq: Aaien-e-Pakistan Kay Article 25-A ka Nifaz [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Background Paper on "Right of Free and Compulsory Education for All, Enforcement of Article 25-A of the Con...

Right to Free and Compulsory Education in Pakistan

With the passage of 18 Constitutional Amendment and abolition of the concurrent list, education has become a provincial subject. An...

Pakistan mein Bunyadi Mayari Taleem Kay liay Funds Ke Farahme “Taleem Sab Kay Liay” [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Report on "Financing Quality Basic Education for All in Pakistan".

Financing Quality Basic Education For All

Two Roundtables Discussion on Financing Quality Basic Education For All were organised for the Members of the Parliament and for Me...

Muft Taleem Kay Haq Ka Nifaz: Aiaen-e-Pakistan Ka Article 25-A [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Report on "Right to Free and Compulsory Education in Pakistan".

Enforcement of Right to Free Education

Public Forum on the Enforcement of Right to Free Education and Article 25-A of the Constitution of Pakistan was organised by PILDAT...

18th Constitutional Amendment and Devolution of Labour Ministry

With the passage of 18th Constitutional Amendment and abolition of the concurrent list, Labour has become a provincial subject. How...

Azad Jammu wa Kashmir Aur Gilgit-Baltistan Ki KhudMukhtari Kay Liay Islami Jamhoria Pakistan kay Aaian 1973 Mein Tarameem Kee Tajaweez ...

This is Urdu Version of Discussion Paper “Proposed Constitutional Amendments in the constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 19...

Proposed Constitutional Amendments in the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973, for Empowerment of Azad Jammu & Kashm...

The Discussion Paper “Proposed Constitutional Amendments in the constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973 for empowerment of ...

Gilgit-Baltistan Mein Firqa Wa Rana Tanazat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Background Paper on "Sectarian Conflict in Gilgit-Baltistan".

Sectarian Conflict in Gilgit-Baltistan

The Background paper Sectarian Conflict in Gilgit-Baltistan, authored by Mr. Muhammad Feyyaz is an attempt to apprise audiences reg...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue I [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue I, March 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue I [Dari]

This is Dari Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue I, March 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue I [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of Report on "Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue I, March 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan".

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue I

PILDAT hosted the 4th round of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue in Islamabad on March 29-30, 2011 to bring together A...

Health and the 18th Constitutional Amendments: An Analysis

Pakistan is a federation, with power shared between the federal government and four major federating units - the provinces. Up unti...

Seth Aur Atharvein Aainee Tarameem: Wafaq Kay Kirdar ko Barqarar Rakhtay Hue Ikhtiyarat ki Suboon Ko Muntaqili [Urdu]

This is an Urdu version of Legislative Brief on "Health and the 18th Constitutional Amendment : Retaining National Roles in Devolut...

Health and the 18th Constitutional Amendment : Retaining National Roles in Devolution

This Brief has been prepared in the context of dissolution of ministries and transfer of subjects/powers to provinces after the 18t...

Qaumi Commission Baraye Insani Haqooq Bill 2008 [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Legislative Brief on The National Commission for Human Rights Bill 2008.

The National Commission for Human Rights Bill 2008

This Legislative Brief, a part of PILDAT's Legislative Development Programme, has been authored by Ms. Ayesha Hamid, an Advocate of...

How to Review Budget and Demands for Grants

The national budget, representing the government's fiscal, financial and economic objectives, serves as the most important policy d...

Pakistan Afghanistan Relations: A Pakistani Narrative [Dari]

This is Dari Version of background paper on Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: A Pakistani Narrative.

Pakistan Afghanistan Relations: A Pakistani Narrative [Pushto]

This is Pashto Version of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: A Pakistani Narrative

Pakistan Aur Afghanistan Kay Tauluqat: Pakistani Nuqta-e-Nazar [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: A Pakistani Narrative

Pakistan Afghanistan Relations: A Pakistani Narrative

Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: a Pakistani Perspective, a paper authored by Mr. Rahim Ullah Yousafzai, Executive Editor, The NEWS ...

Silab Say Mutasra Alaqoun Mein Maan aur Bachay kay Hifazti TeekaJat kee Ahmiat [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of Importance of Immunization in Flood Hit Areas of the Pakistan.

Importance of Immunization in Flood Hit Areas

This a brief report about importance of immunization in Flood hit areas of Pakistan. Heavy monsoon rains started to hit Pakistan fr...

Inter-State Water Disputes and Interlinking of Rivers in India

The enormous drain of water into the seas, the paradoxical and perennial shortage of water for irrigation and drinking, and the flo...

Pakistan Mein Pani Kay Ban-ul-subai Masayal: Hatmi Safarshat Report [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Inter-provincial Water Issues In Pakistan: Final Recommendations Report.

Inter-provincial Water Issues In Pakistan: Final Recommendations Report

Recent floods during the summer of 2010 and the ensuing deaths and destruction has once again highlighted the question of water res...

Construction of Kalabagh Dam

The Background paper on Construction of Kalabagh Dam has been commissioned by PILDAT to assist and support an informed dialogue on ...

Demand for Saraiki Province

The Background paper Demand for Saraiki Province, authored by Mr. Muhammad Feyyaz, attempts to explore salient dynamics generating ...

Lazmi Hifazti Tekajat Ka Mujawza Bill [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Draft Compulsory Immunization Bill.

The Draft Compulsory Immunization Bill

The draft Compulsory Immunization Bill, though has not been presented in the Parliament, has been proposed by a section of the civi...

Seminar On US Security Policy in Afghanistan and Implications for Pakistan

Seminar US Security policy in Afghanistan and its Implication for Pakistan was organized by PILDAT on December 30, 2010 Islamabad w...

Pakistan-India Relations : Implementation of Indus-Water Treaty: A Pakistani Narrative

Pakistan-India Relations: Implementation of Indus Water Treaty: A Pakistani Narrative looks at Pakistan's position on the water iss...

Pakistan-India Relations : Post-Mumbai Deadlock & The Way Forward

akistan-India Relations: Post-Mumbai Deadlock and the Way Forward, a paper authored by Dr. Hasan-P Askari Rizvi, acclaimed defence ...

Pakistan-India Relations : An Indian Narrative

Pakistan-India Relations: An Indian Narrative, provides a succinct summary of various developments in the P Pakistan- India Relatio...

Pakistan-India Relations : A Pakistani Narrative

State of Pakistan-India Relations: A Pakistani Narrative has been especially commissioned by PILDAT in order to provide a backgroun...

Inter State Water Disputes Among the Riparian States – The Case of Cauvery River India [Sindhi]

This is Sindhi Version of Case Study on Inter-State Water Disputes among Riparian States : The Case of Cauvery River India.

Mulhekka Riasatoon Ke Mabayn Bayn-ul-Aqwami Aabi Tanaziat: Bharat Ke Darya-e-Cauvery Kee Misaal [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of "Inter-State Water Disputes among the Riparian States: The Case of Cauvery River From Peninsular India".

Inter-State Water Disputes among the Riparian States : The Case of Cauvery River From Peninsular India

Differences exist among the federating units in Pakistan over the distribution and development of Indus water resources. Despite th...

Inter-Provincial Water Issues in Pakistan [Sindhi]

This is Sindhi Version of Background Paper on Inter-Provincial Water Issues in Pakistan.

Pakistan mein Pani Kay Ban-us-Soobai Masayal [Urdu]

The Urdu Version of PILDAT Background Paper on Inter-Provincial Water Issues in Pakistan has been prepared to assist and support an...

Inter-Provincial Water Issues in Pakistan

PILDAT Background Paper on Inter-Provincial Water Issues in Pakistan has been prepared to assist and support an informed dialogue. ...

Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan [Sindhi]

This is Sindhi Version of Briefing Paper on "Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan".

Pakistan mein Pani Kay Masayal [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Briefing Paper on Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan. The first edition of this briefing paper was p...

Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan

The first edition of this briefing paper on Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan was published in September 2003 to brief Members ...

The Reformed General Sales Tax Bill 2010

The Reformed General Sales Tax Bill was introduced in the National Assembly and the Senate of Pakistan by the Federal Minister of F...

Money Laundering and Implications for Counter-Terrorism Efforts

Money Laundering & Implications for Counter-terrorism Efforts, a background paper, has been specially prepared by PILDAT in ord...

Development Funds for South Punjab

The PILDAT Discussion Paper Development Funds for South Punjab has been prepared to discuss the perceived neglect of South Punjab i...

Janobi Punjab kay liay Tarqayati Funds [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Discussion Paper on "Development Funds for South Punjab".

Skills Building Workshops: Conflict Transformation: Dynamics, Skills and Strategies

A series of Skills-Building Workshops on Conflict Transformation: Dynamics, Skills and Strategies were organised by PILDAT with sup...

Impact of the 18th Constitutional Amendment on Labour Rights

The briefing attempted to answer questions such as how the 18th Constitutional Amendment has impacted the Labour Right, What areas ...

PILDAT Budget Process Guide | Effective Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan

PILDAT has been working to make the Federal Budget Process more inclusive and to strengthen the channels and practices of Parliamen...

Developing a Curriculum for Legislative Strengthening of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab

As a joint effort with the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab and in order to develop a final curriculum for orientation and capacit...

Atharwein Ayini Tarameem Key Markaz Aur Suboun Key Taluqaat Per Asraat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of PILDAT Briefing for the Members of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, Media and Senior Provincial Gover...

Impact of the 18th Constitutional Amendment on Federation-Provinces Relations

The objective of the Briefing was to explain the changes brought about by the 18th Amendment and the 7th NFC Award as these directl...

Atharwein Ayini Tarameem Key Markaz Aur Suboun Key Taluqaat Per Asraat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Briefing Paper "Impact of 18th Constitutional Amendment on Federation-Provinces Relations".

Impact of the 18th Constitutional Amendment on Federation-Provinces Relations

The 18th Constitutional Amendment has omitted the Concurrent List from the 1973 Constitution there by adding to the legislative and...

Report on Analysis of the Federal Budget 2010-2011

PILDAT organised an exclusive briefing for Parliamentarians on Analysis of the Federal Budget 2010-2011 on June 08, 2010 at Islamab...

Pakistan mein Bunyadi Mayari Taleem Kay liay Funds Ke Farahme “Taleem Sab Kay Liay” [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Financing Quality Basic Education for All in Pakistan.

Financing Quality Basic Education for All in Pakistan

This briefing paper on Financing Quality Basic Education for All in Pakistan has been specially commissioned by PILDAT to review th...

Budget and Budgetary Process in the Parliament of India

What is the Budget and Budgetary Process in the Parliament of India? This Background Paper, part of the PILDAT Series on Parliament...

Medium Term Budgetary Framework

The Federal Government has embarked upon a budget management reform programme called the Medium-Term Budgetary Framework (MTBF). Es...

The New Budget Process in Pakistan: What Should Parliamentarians Know

PILDAT Briefing for Members of Parliament and Parliamentary Committees on The New Budget Process in Pakistan: What Parliamentarians...

Wafaqi Value Added Tax Bill 2010 [Urdu]

This is an urdu version of the Federal Value Added Tax Bill 2010 (VAT 2010).

The Federal Value Added Tax Bill 2010

The Federal Value Added Tax Bill 2010 was introduced in the National Assembly of Pakistan by the then Federal Minister of Finance a...

Pakistan Mein Maan Aur Bachay Kaay Hifazti Teeka-Jaat [Urdu]

This is Urdu Translation of briefing paper on "Immunization in Pakistan".

Immunization in Pakistan

The Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) was launched in Pakistan in 1978. It aims at protecting children by immunizing them ag...

Conflict Transformation: Dynamics, Skills and Strategies

The background paper on "Conflict Transformation: Dynamics, Skills and Strategies" has been written as a part of PILDAT's programme...

Tanazat Kay Hal Ki Taraf Pesh Raft, Hama Jeht Maharat Aur Lahya-e-Amal [Urdu]

This is Urdu Translation of "Conflict Transformation: Dynamics Skills and Strategies".

Budget Sazi kay Amal Per Kis Tarah Asar Indaaz Hua Ja Sakta Haay [Urdu]

Urdu Version of the PILDAT Briefing for Business, Media and Civil Society Organisations on How to Influence the Budget? was held on...

How to Influence the Budget?

PILDAT Briefing for Business, Media and Civil Society Organisations on How to Influence the Budget? was held on April 28, 2010 at M...

Analysis of the Federal Budget 2010-11

Budget is an essential element in the planning and control of the financial affairs of a country. It is a complex document that tak...

Parliamentary Committees and the Budget Process

PILDAT organised an exclusive workshop for the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance & Chairs & Members of other ...

Interim Industrial Relations Act 2008: A Review

The Industrial Relations Act 2008 (IRA 2008), brought in on December 14, 2008, is due to expire on April 30, 2010. The Ministry of ...

Pre-Budget Briefing Session for Members of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab

Members of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab got a chance to make contributions into the upcoming Annual Budget of Punjab and t...

Pre-Budget Consultation by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue

In order to get expert proposals and views about various aspects of the upcoming Federal Budget 2010-2011 in Pakistan, the National...

PILDAT Legislative Forum: The Defence Housing Authority Islamabad Ordinance 2007

PILDAT Legislative Forum on The Defence Housing Authority Islamabad Ordinance 2007 was organized by PILDAT on February 16, 2010 at ...

Pakistan Aur Canada Mein Parliamany Budget Sazi ka Amal [Urdu]

This is Urdu version of baseline Report: The priorities of any nation are reflected in its policies and strategies. The national bu...

Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan and Canada

The priorities of any nation are reflected in its policies and strategies. The national budget, representing the government's fisca...

The Competition Ordinance 2007

This Ordinance was a response to concerns that some businesses within Pakistan were dominating markets and operating anti-competiti...

The Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan Package : Aik Tajziya [Urdu]

This is an Urdu Version of the "The Aghaz-e-Huqooq-e-Balochistan Package" which was presented in a Joint Sitting of the Parliament ...

The Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan Package – An Analysis

The Aghaz-e-Huqooq-e-Balochistan package was presented in a Joint Sitting of the Parliament on November 24, 2009 as a set of propo...

Skills Building Workshops: Conflict Management, Negotiation Strategies

A series of Skills-Building Workshops on Conflict Management: Negotiation Strategies and on Conflict Management: the Mediation Proc...

Tanazaat Ka Hal: Sal-si Ka Amal [Urdu]

This is an Urdu Version of the background paper on Conflict Resolution: The Mediation Process (Tanazaat ka Hall: Salisi Ka Amal) ha...

Conflict Management – the Mediation Process

The background paper on Conflict Resolution: The Mediation Process has been written as a part of PILDAT's programme of Orientation ...

Understanding Labour Issues in Pakistan (Revised Ed. Dec. 2009)

General labour conditions in Pakistan leave much to the desired. The country's existing labour code is beset with discrepancies. Fu...

Parliamentary Committees and the Budget Process

Workshop on Parliamentary Committees and the Budget Process was organized by PILDAT on November 05, 2009 in Islamabad specifically ...

Electronic Jurayaim Kay Tadarak Ka Ordinance 2007 [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of the Brief "Prevention of Electronic Crimes Ordinance Bill 2007". This Brief is a part of PILDAT's Legislati...

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Ordinance 2007

This Brief is a part of PILDAT's Legislative Development Programme. The objective of the Brief is to assist parliamentarians to und...

Qaumi Mafahmatti Ordinance (NRO) 2007 [Urdu]

This is an Urdu Version of the Legislative Brief on National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) 2007 and is primarily based on a positi...

National Reconciliation Ordinance 2007

The Brief is and is primarily based on a position paper authored by Mr. Shahid Hamid at the request of PILDAT. The objective of the...

Proposed Amendments in Constitution of Pakistan

The discussion paper on Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan has been authored by Mr. Shahid Hamid, Senior Advocate ...

13th National Assembly of Pakistan: Budget Debate 2009: June 13-25, 2009

The recent Budget Session of the National Assembly was yet another of its kind where form and formality completely overshadowed the...

Budget 2009-10: Exclusive Briefing for the Parliamentary Party of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian – PPPP

An Exclusive Briefing on the Federal Budget 2009-2010 was organised by PILDAT for the Parliamentary Party of the Pakistan Peoples P...

Budget 2009-10: Exclusive Briefing for the Parliamentary Party of Muttahida Quami Movement – MQM

An Exclusive Briefing on the Federal Budget 2009-2010 was organised by PILDAT for the Parliamentary Party of the Muttahida Quami Mo...

Budget 2009-10: Exclusive Briefing for the Parliamentary Party of Pakistan Muslim League – PML

An Exclusive Briefing on the Federal Budget 2009-2010 was organised by PILDAT for the Parliamentary Party of the Pakistan Muslim Le...

Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation Study Visit to Canada: Introductory Booklet

The Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation's Study Visit to Canada on Parliament and Budgetary Accountability is part of the Parliament...

MicroFinance Aur Ma’aashira [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Report on "Microfinance and the Society".

MicroFinance Sector in Pakistan

What is microfinance and what is its role in poverty alleviation? What is the impact of microfinance in the society at large, espec...

MicroFinance Aur Society [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Background Paper on "MicroFinance and Society".

MicroFinance and the Society

“Microfinance” is often defined as financial services for poor and low-income clients. In practice, the term is often used more nar...

Sarkari Oahdaydaran (Ehtasab) Bill 2009 [Urdu]

Urdu Version of the Brief on "Holders of Public Offices Accountibility Bill 2009". This Brief is a part of PILDAT’s Legislative Dev...

The Holders of Public Offices (Accountibility) Bill 2009

This Brief is a part of PILDAT’s Legislative Development Programme. The objective of the Brief is to assist parliamentarians to und...

Role of Parliaments in Formulation and Oversight of Foreign Policy

This Pak-Afghan Workshop, 3rd of its series, highligted areas where Parliaments of Pakistan and Afghanistan are lagging behind in m...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

What is and has been the nature of Pakistan's relations with Afghanistan; what are the key challenges and what should be the way fo...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES

The background paper on "Conflict Management and Negotiation Strategies" has been written to serve as a basis of PILDAT's programm...

Money Laundering and Pakistan

PILDAT Briefing Sessions on the subject of Money Laundering and Pakistan for Businesspersons of Islamabad and Lahore were held on W...

Money Laundering and Pakistan

PILDAT Briefing Session on the subject of Money Laundering and Pakistan for Members of the Parliament was held in Islamabad on Thur...

Consultations With Parliamentarians on Education for All in Pakistan

The consultation with Parliamentarians on 'Education for All in Pakistan' was organized by PILDAT on January 29, 2009 at Serena Hot...

Pakistani Migrant Workers-Significance and Issues: Report

PILDAT hopes that this report will result in increased awareness and, most importantly, an enhanced political will among key acto...

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 2008

This Brief is a part of PILDAT’s Legislative Development Programme and is primarily authored by Mr. Adnan Sattar at the request of ...

Money Laundering and Pakistan

PILDAT Briefing Session on the subject of Money Laundering and Pakistan for Media Persons was held in Islamabad on Friday, December...

Money Laundering and Pakistan

The PILDAT Briefing Session on the subject of Money Laundering and Pakistan for Senior Government Officials was held in Islamabad o...

Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation Study Visit to UK

The Study Tour, which was part of the project of Supporting Pakistan Parliament supported by the British High Commission Islamabad,...

Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation Study Visit to India

The Parliamentary Study Tour of Pakistani Members of the National Assembly to India was undertaken by PILDAT so as to provide an op...

Dialogue: Understanding Relations between The Muslims & The Western World

This Discussion Paper has been prepared for the PILDAT Dialogue Series on Understanding Relations between the Muslims and the Weste...

Foreign Policy Formulation and the Role of Afghan Parliament

What is the Role of Afghan Parliament in formulation and review of the Afghan Foreign Policy? What role do the Parliamentary Commit...

Anti Money Laundering Legislations in the Region

Efforts to curb money laundering and combat terrorist financing have assumed a prominent position in the post 9/11 agendas of vario...

Money Laundering and Pakistan

This background paper has been specifically prepared by PILDAT in order to promote an informed discussion over the need for an effe...

Pakistan Mein Money Laundering Kay Khilaf Qanoon Sazi [Urdu]

This is Urdu Version of Briefing Paper on "Anti Money Laundering Legislations in Pakistan".

Anti Money Laundering Legislations in Pakistan

Money laundering and its linkage to terrorism financing have become subjects of intense international interest especially after 9/1...

Second Pak-Afghan Joint Workshop [Pashto]

This is Pashto Version of the Second Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Workshop.

Budget Process in Afghanistan

The background paper has been prepared by the Secretariat of the Upper House and the Budget Office of the National Assembly of Afgh...

Budget Process in Afghanistan

PILDAT 2nd Joint Workshop of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians on Parliamentary Budget Process was organised by held in Kabul, ...

Roles and Responsibilities of MNAs

What role is an MNA supposed to play inside the National Assembly and vis-à-vis constituents? Is there a set of prescribed responsi...

Overseas Pakistani Workers: Significance and Issues of Migration

Migration is considered to be one of the defining global issues of the early twenty-first century, as more and more people are on t...

Regulatory Frameworks for Recruitment of Migrant Workers

Protection of the rights and well-being of migrant workers is a top priority for all manpower exporting countries like Pakistan and...

The Federal Budget Process in Pakistan

PILDAT’s first-ever Briefing Paper - Federal Budget Process in Pakistan - was prepared and first published in May 2003 for the ben...

13th National Assembly of Pakistan – Budget Session Roundup

The fifth session of the 13th National Assembly, the Budget Session, started on Monday June 02, 2008 and was prorogued on Tuesday ...

Parliamentary Strengthening Programme

Effectiveness of Parliament and Parliamentarians is central to the success of any democratic system. Parliamentarians need continuo...

Pakistan’s Image in the West

The Discussion Paper on Image of Pakistan in the West has been prepared by PILDAT as a backgrounder for the interlocutors of the Di...

Pakistani Diaspora in the West: Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?

The Discussion Paper on Pakistani Diaspora in the West: Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem? has been prepared by PILDAT as...

Current State of Relations between the Muslims and the West: The Way Forward

The Discussion Paper on "Current State of Relations between Muslims and the West: The Way Forward", has been prepared by PILDAT as ...

1st Joint Workshop for Pakistani and Afghan Parliamentarians On Parliamentary Oversight April 22-23, 2008; Islamabad; Pakistan

A Workshop Brief capturing key themes, participants and highlights of the deliberations.

Introductory Booklet – Pak Afghan Joint Workshop

This booklet details the background and objectives of the Joint Workshop series of Pakistani and Afghan parliamentarians and parlia...

Joint Workshop Series of Pakistani and Afghan Parliamentarians

Legislatures embody the will of the people to be governed under a democratic system. With the spread of democracy and the rise of m...

Education for All in Pakistan

In the backdrop of the general election on 18 February 2008, UNESCO considered it crucial to apprise political leaders of the statu...

Mushtariqa Alamia bara-e-Pakistan mein Taleem Sub Kay Liyeh [Urdu]

A Joint Declaration Signed by all Political Parties. (Urdu Version)

Joint Declaration on Education for All

A Joint Declaration Signed by all Political Parties.

Pakistan mein Taleem Sub Kay liay: Bunyadi Masayal [Urdu]

An Urdu Version of Background Paper "Education of All in Pakistan: Key issues" for the Political Leadership of Pakistan.

Education For All in Pakistan: Key Issues

Basic education remains the fundamental instrument of poverty alleviation and development in any given society. Pakistan lags behin...

Pakistan mein Taleem Sub Kay liay: Bunyadi Masayal [Urdu]

An Urdu Version of Background Paper "Education of All in Pakistan: Key issues" for the News Media.

Education for All in Pakistan : Key Issues

Basic education remains the fundamental instrument of pover ty alleviation and development in any given society. Pakistan lags behi...

Anti-Money Laundering Bill, 2005

The Bill, spread over 26 pages consisting of 49 Sections, a Schedule and the Statement of Objective and Reasons, is aimed at addres...

Insani Aaza Aur Tissues kee Muntakili Saay Mutaliq Bill, 2007 [Urdu]

This is an Urdu Version of Legislative Brief on Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Bill, 2007 is a part of the PILDAT Legi...

Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Bill, 2007

This Legislative Brief is a part of the PILDAT Legislative Development Programme and is authored by Dr. Sania Nishtar, S.I., FRCP, ...

A Comparison of Major Political Parties’ Position on Labour Issues

A Comparison of Major Political Parties' Position on Labour Issues.

Parliamentary Strengthening Programme

  Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency - PILDAT, began its Parliamentary Strengthening Programme in 2...

Understanding the Budget and Budget Process

Pakistan's legislative experience shows that the role of parliamentarians in the budget process has remained marginal. The present ...

Dynamics of Federalism in Pakistan: Current Challenges and Future Directions

Dynamics of Federalism in Pakistan: Current Challenges and Future Directions a briefing paper by PILDAT is prepared in the context ...

Understanding Labour Issues in Pakistan (Revised Ed. Nov. 2006)

General labour conditions in Pakistan leave much to the desired. The country's existing labour code is beset with discrepancies. Fu...

Budget Process and Analysis: Report

Budget Process and Analysis: Report, A Short Course for Parliamentarians.

How can Parliamentarians make an effective contribution? – Gender-Responsive Budget

  How can Parliamentarians Make an effective contribution: Gender-Responsive Budget, a briefing paper by PILDAT, is a special p...

Being an Effective Committee Member

  This short course on Being an Effective Committee Member, was the third in the series of Parliamentary Development Courses or...

Briefing Paper for Pakistani Women Parliamentarians : Being an Effective Committee Member

  Being an effective Committee member- a briefing paper by PILDAT, is a special presentation for Women Parliamentarians to deve...

A Short Course for Women Chairs and Staff of Parliamentary Committees

  This Parliamentary Development Course on Use of Research, Media and Civil Society Organisations to enhance effectiveness of P...

How to be an Effective Parliamentarian?

  A briefing paper by PILDAT, is a special presentation for Women Parliamentarians in order to enhance their capacities and ski...

Being an Effective Parliamentarian

  A briefing paper by PILDAT, is a special presentation for Women Parliamentarians to develop their parliamentary skills and un...

How to be An Effective Parliamentarian

  This Parliamentary Development Course on How to be an effective Parliamentarian was organized with a special emphasis on buil...

Understanding Labour Issues in Pakistan

General labour conditions in Pakistan leave much to be desired. The country’s existing labour code is beset with discrepancies. The...

A Comparative Case Study of the Parliamentary Budget Process in Pakistan, India and Canada

The objective of the case study is to compares the budget process of India, Canada and Pakistan in order to highlight the differenc...

Parliman Aur Umda Nazm-o-Nasq [Urdu]

This background paper is an Urdu version of the roundtable proceedings on ""Parliamentary Democracy and Good Governance"".

Parliamentary Democracy and Good Governance

The report of proceedings of the roundtable discussion present an account of speeches/presentations and ensuing discussion at the e...

Study Tour of the Members of the Public Accounts Committee of the Provincial Assembly of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pak...

The report of the NWFP PAC's visit to the British Parliament carries details of the PAC's interactions and learning during the stud...

Understanding the Budget 2004-2005

Proceedings of roundtable discussion on Understanding the Budget 2004-2005 highlight the analysis of the 2004-2005 budget which was...

Pakistan Ka Dastoori Jaiza [Urdu]

The proceedings of the briefing session on Overview of the Constitution of Pakistan present details of the session covering present...

Mo’assar Committee System: Punjab Assembly [Urdu]

Given the crucial importance of committee system in legislatures and how their functioning should be improved to create channels of...

Effective Committee System

Given the crucial importance of committee system in legislatures and how their functioning should be improved to create channels of...

The Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation Legislative Study Tour to the United States

The report of the Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation's 11-day legislative study visit to the United States highlights an account of...

Parliman Aur Umda Nazm-o-Nasq: Pakistan Aur Canada Ke Parliamani Nizam Ka Muwazna [Urdu]

This background paper is an Urdu version of the paper "The Parliament and Good Governance: Comparison of Canadian and Pakistani Sys...

The Parliament and Good Governance: Comparison of Canadian and Pakistani Systems

Parliaments are multi-disciplinary institutions with many roles. One of these critical roles is to ensure good governance. This bac...

Provincial Budget Process: How can the MPAs make an Effective Contribution?

The proceedings of the workshop for Sindh Assembly MPAs on provincial budget process present an account of knowledge and experience...

Subai Budget Sazi Ka Amal [Urdu]

The proceedings of the workshop for Balochistan Assembly MPAs on provincial budget process present an account of knowledge and expe...

Subai Budget Sazi Ka Amal [Urdu]

The proceedings of the workshop for Punjab Assembly MPAs on provincial budget process present an account of knowledge and experienc...

Subai Budget Sazi Ka Amal [Urdu]

The proceedings of the workshop for NWFP Assembly MPAs on provincial budget process present an account of knowledge and experience ...

Mo’assar Committee System: Sindh Assembly [Urdu]

Given the crucial importance of committee system in legislatures and how their functioning should be improved to create channels of...

Mo’assar Committee System: Balochistan Assembly [Urdu]

Given the crucial importance of committee system in legislatures and how their functioning should be improved to create channels of...

Wifaqi, Subai Aur Maqami Haqoomaten: Kirdaar, Masayel Aur Mumkina Hal [Urdu]

The report of proceedings of the above workshop encapsulate the knowledge and understanding of the three-tiers of government, its r...

Markaz Aur Subon Ke T’aaluquat [Urdu]

The proceedings of the workshop on centre-province relations carry an in-depth detail about the provincial issues and relating pers...

Comparison of Parliamentary Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of Pakistan and India

Proceedings of the briefing session carry the learning and sharing of comparison of rules of procedure and conduct of business of I...

The Foreign Policy Process in Pakistan

The Proceedings of Short Course on Foreign Policy Process in Pakistan capture the intense discussion and a vast range of topics and...

The Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation’s Legislative Study Tour to India

The Study Tour Report gives a summary of the Group Discussions and meetings in which delegates participated during the tour. The ma...

The Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation’s Legislative Study Tour to the United States

The booklet, prepared as an introduction to the study tour, carries an introduction and objectives of the study tour, list and prof...

Poverty Reduction and the Budget

The Briefing Session was arranged in order to give parliamentarians an overview of poverty in Pakistan, the government's policies t...

Dastoor-e-Pakistan Mein Tarameem [Urdu]

This is an Urdu version of the briefing paper on 'Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan'.

Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan

The briefing paper aims to familiarise the parliamentarians with the details of constitutional amendments made to the Constitution ...

Pakistan Ka Dastoori Jaiza [Urdu]

An Urdu version of the briefing paper on 'Overview of the Constitution of Pakistan'.

Overview of the Constitution of Pakistan

Authored by Syed Jaffar Ahmed, a Professor of Politics and History and Director of the Pakistan Study Centre at the Karachi Univers...

Pakistan Aur Bharat Kay Dasateer Ka Taqabli Jaiza [Urdu]

An Urdu version of the briefing paper on 'A Comparative Study of the Constitutions of Pakistan and India'.

A Comparative Study of the Constitutions of Pakistan and India

A comparison of the Constitutions of India and Pakistan can assist in understanding not only the difference between the types of go...

The Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation’s Legislative Study Tour to India

The introductory booklet for the legislative Study Tour of India presents an overview of the proposed programme of the study tour, ...

Pakistan Ki Subai Assemblion Mein Nizam-e-Mejaalis [Urdu]

This briefing paper is an Urdu version of the "Committee System of the Provincial Assemblies of Pakistan".

Committee System of the Provincial Assemblies of Pakistan

Authored by Dr. Syed Abul Hassan Najmee, former Secretary Punjab Assembly, the briefing paper is a special presentation in the cont...

Takhfeef-e-Iflas kay Liye Budget Sazi [Urdu]

An Urdu version of the background paper on "Budgeting for Poverty Reduction".

Budgeting for Poverty Reduction

The background paper on “Budgeting for Poverty Reduction” is designed to serve as a support document which helps enhance the parlia...

Study Tour of the Members of the Public Accounts Committee of the Provincial Assembly of North West Frontier Province of Pakistan to th...

The introductory booklet outlines a rationale of the study tour arranged for the benefit of Public Accounts Committee of the Provin...

Proposals for Resolving the Kashmir Dispute

Authored by Dr. Syed Rifaat Hussain Proposals for Resolving the Kashmir Dispute, a briefing paper by PILDAT, is a special presentat...

Pakistan Mein Parlimani Majalis Ka Nizam: Americi, Australavi, Bertanvi Aur Bharti Nizamon ke Sath Taqabul [Urdu]

This briefing paper is an Urdu version of the briefing paper on "Parliamentary Committee System in Pakistan".

Parliamentary Committee System in Pakistan: Comparison with American, Australian, British and Indian Systems

Parliamentary Committees form an integral part of a democratic system as these are the major tools used for Parliamentary oversight...

Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan

PILDAT held a briefing session for parliamentarians on Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan at Islamabad on October 8, 2003. The p...

Subai Budget Sazi Ka Amal: Irakeen-e-Subai Assembly Kes Tarah Moasur Kirdar Ada Ker Saktay Hein [Urdu]

An Urdu version of the briefing paper on "Provincial Budget Process: How can the MPAs make effective contribution?"

Provincial Budget Process: How can the MPAs make Effective Contribution?

The briefing paper is designed to act as an information booklet for the provincial legislators on the process of budget formulation...

Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: An Overview 1947-2004

Authored by the renowned defence and political analyst, Prof. Dr. Hasan-Askari Rizvi, the briefing paper attempts to present an obj...

The Process of Foreign Policy Formulation in Pakistan

Authored by Ambassador (Retd.) Javid Husain, a renowned career diplomat with rich and extended experience, the Briefing Paper cover...

Development of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Case Study of the Gulf Crisis 1990

Authored by Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa, Defence Analyst, the case study attempts to present an objective and factual commentary, covering t...

Development of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy

Authored by Mr. Abdul Sattar, Former Foreign Minister, the case study presents an overview of Pakistan India Relations in the conte...

Development of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Case study on Recognition of Taliban

Authored by Prof. Dr. Tahir Amin, Visiting Prof. at LUMS, the case study presents a detailed commentary on the factors leading to P...

Parliament and Foreign Policy: A Comparative Analysis of the US, UK, and India

Authored by Prof. Dr. Tahir Amin, Visiting Prof. at LUMS, the case study aims to enhance the knowledge and awareness of readers on ...

First year of increased Women Representation in the Parliament: Lessons, Reflections and the Way Forward

  PILDAT held a dialogue on 'Increased Women Representation in Parliament: Lessons, Reflections and the Way Forward' on Februar...

Pakistan Mein Khwateen Se Mutaaliq Bain-ul-Aqwami Samjhoton Per Amal-der-Amad Ki Maujooda Surat-e-Haal [Urdu]

An Urdu version of the briefing paper on 'The Status of Implementation of International Agreements on Women in Pakistan'. This pape...

The Status of Implementation of International Agreements on Women in Pakistan

  This paper provides parliamentarians an overview of the status of implementation of international agreements on women in Paki...

The Status of Implementation of International Agreements on Women in Pakistan

  PILDAT held a briefing session for parliamentarians on The Status of Implementation of International Agreements on Women in P...

The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): Advantages and Challenges for Pakistan

This briefing paper intends to present an overview of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement for parliamentarians by hig...

The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): Advantages and Challenges for Pakistan

PILDAT held a briefing session for parliamentarians on “The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): Advantages and Challenges for Paki...

Janoob Asiayi Azad Tijarti Elaqa: Pakistan Ke Liye Fawayed Aur Challenge [Urdu]

This publication is an Urdu version of the briefing paper on ""The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): Advantages and Challenges ...

Federal, Provincial and Local Governments Demarcation of Roles, Issues and Possible Solutions

This publication presents the proceedings of the workshop held for members of the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan. The proceedin...

Women Representation in Pakistan’s Parliament

  Pakistan, for the first time in its history, has increased the women representation in its parliament in 2002 General Electio...

Legislative Capability-building Programme

In Pakistan, we are fortunate to have a strong, organised and structured system to train and groom the members of the civil and mil...

Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the National Assembly

PILDAT held a three-day Orientation Workshop for Members of the National Assembly on 'Rules of Procedures and Conduct of Business i...

Wifaqi, Subai Aur Maqami Haqoomaten: Kirdaar, Masayel Aur Mumkina Hal [Urdu]

The workshop on Federal, Provincial and Local Governments - Demarcations of Roles, Issues and Possible Solutions was held in all th...

Pakistan Mein Paani Kay Masayel [Urdu]

This is an Urdu version of the briefing paper, "Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan".

Issues of Water Resources in Pakistan

Experts project that the global water crisis will reach unprecedented levels in the years ahead with growing per capita scarcity of...

WTO Ka Nizam Aur Pakistan Per Asraat [Urdu]

This is an Urdu version of the briefing paper titled "The WTO Regime and Implications for Pakistan".

The WTO Regime and Implications for Pakistan

The briefing paper is designed to act as an information booklet for parliamentarians to assist them in understanding the World Trad...

The WTO Regime and Implications for Pakistan

The briefing Session on the "WTO Regime and its implications for Pakistan" was held at Hotel Marriott, Islamabad on August 8, 2003 ...

Maqami Haqoomaton Ka Nizam [Urdu]

The Briefing Paper gives a comprehensive analysis of the local government system in Pakistan. It explores the theoretical arguments...

Pakistan Ka Wifaqi Nizam: Pusmanzar, Ertika Aur Derpaesh Challenge [Urdu]

"Pakistan Ka Wifaqi Nizam",(Urdu) provides an overview of the Federal System in Pakistan, with an emphasis on its historical and co...

Federal, Provincial and Local Governments Demarcations of Roles, Issues and Possible Solutions

This workshop was held in order to provide the participating MPAs with the constitutional guidelines for the demarcation of roles b...

Pak Bharat Ta’aluquat [Urdu]

"Pak Bharat Ta'aluquat" is an Urdu version of the briefing paper on "Pakistan India Relations - The Conflicted Relationship" listed...

Pakistan India Relations: The Conflicted Relationship

Authored by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, the Briefing Paper provides an in-depth, historical and inclusive commentary on an issu...

Ghurbat-o-Aflas Mein Kami Karnay Ki Hikmat-e-Amali Ki Dastaweez [Urdu]

An Urdu version of the briefing paper on 'Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper'.

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

The briefing paper on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - PRSP is designed to act as an information booklet for parliamentarians to ...

Pakistan Mein Wafaqi Budget Saazi Ka Amal [Urdu]

This is an Urdu version of the briefing paper on "The Federal Budget Process in Pakistan".

The Federal Budget Process in Pakistan

The first briefing paper for parliamentarians published by PILDAT is designed to act as an information booklet for parliamentarians...

Federal Budget Process: How can Parliamentarians make Effective Contribution?

PILDAT held a two-day workshop for parliamentarians on "Federal Budget Process: How can Parliamentarians make effective contributio...

Maqami Haqoomaton Ka Nizam: Zimedarion Ka Ta’ayun [Urdu]

This publication is an Urdu version of the proceedings of the workshop on “Devolution Plan: Demarcation of Roles” listed above.

Devolution Plan: Demarcation of Roles

The workshop was conducted at Bhurban to enhance the awareness of MNAs about the local government system, its related issues and to...

PILDAT-UNDP Conference

PILDAT held a one-day National Conference on 'Legislative Strengthening: Challenges and Opportunities' on December 21, 2002, in ass...

How can Professionals be more effective players in National Affairs?

PILDAT held a national roundtable discussion on "How can professionals be more effective players in National Affairs?" on April 15,...

Reservation of Seats for Technocrats in the Assemblies: Opportunities and Challenges

PILDAT held a roundtable discussion on "Reservation of Seats for Technocrats in the Assemblies" on March 04, 2002. The aim of the r...

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