PM calls for enhanced coop between MPs, local govts to achieve SDGs

PM calls for enhanced coop between MPs, local govts to achieve SDGs
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ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has stressed the need of enhanced cooperation between parliamentarians and local governments to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Speaking at the concluding session of an international conference in Islamabad, he underscored the importance of maintaining a balance between resources and priorities of the parliamentarians and the locally elected representatives.

The Prime Minister also acknowledged that local bodies provide nursery for future politicians.

Meanwhile, a delegation of parliamentarians hailing from Multan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbbasi in Islamabad and discussed with him matters pertaining to their respective constituencies.

The Parliamentarians included Senator Rana Mahmood ul Hasan, Ch. Iftikhar Nazir (MNA), Rana Tahir Shabbir (MPA) and Rai Mansab Ali Khan (MPA).

Veteran politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi was also present in the meeting. APP/AFP

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