Islamabad - On the election of the new chairman Senate, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Saber Chowdhury and Secretary-General Martin Chungong have felicitated Senator Mian Raza Rabbani and extended best wishes for success in carrying out the important responsibilities of this high office. In a letter to the Chairman Senate, Chungong said the elevation is recognition of your sterling leadership qualities.”

IPU leadership has expressed their hopes that the links between IPU and Pakistan will be further strengthened and that Pakistan will continue its active participation in the work of the IPU as member of the Executive Committee.

Meanwhile, Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union has urged world parliamentarians to develop national legal frameworks in order to implement a water-secure world for all and for present and future generations.

It also calls on national parliaments to enact legislation for the appropriate implementation of international treaties, customary law and resolutions related to water management and to the human right to water and sanitation.