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MoU Signed b/w KPK Govt & Tynwald

Peshawar(PR):A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Assembly secretariat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald, Isle of Man for providing parliamentarians and parliamentary staff of provincial assembly of KP with skill, knowledge and exposure to the parliamentary practices followed in the Isle of Man. The MoU was signed by the speaker KP Assembly Assad Qaiser, President of Tynwald Stephen Charles Rodan MLC and speaker of the House of Keys Juan Paul Watterson SHK at Douglas, Isle of Man.
Activities under this MoU make it possible for 124 members of KP provincial assembly to replicate practices observed in the Isle of Man where this would represent positive change in parliamentary culture.
The purpose of this MoU is to provide a joint framework for parliamentary support and capacity building of the members of provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and for further developing the bond of sisterhood between the KP provincial assembly and Tynwald, the parliament of the Isle of Man. Parliamentary support activities under this MoU will be consistent with 2014 Memorandum of Understanding between the assembly secretariat of KP and the British Council and will be coherent with and complimentary to the other work of the office of the Clerk of Tynwald promoting knowledge and understanding of Isle of Man’s unique system of parliamentary government.
Assembly secretariat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the support of British Council will arrange visits of the 124 members and officers of KP assembly to the legislative buildings in the Isle of Man.
The office of the Clerk of Tynwald will provide a series of briefings and other learning opportunities during such visits, drawing on the expertise of its own staff and as far as practicable on the input of current and former Members of Tynwald. This MoU between KP assembly and Tynwald parliament of Isle of Man will remain in force for one year and may be extended beyond that by mutual consent.



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