The National Assembly of Pakistan (NA) on Monday passed a resolution on the Golden jubilee of the 1973 constitution.
According to details, the resolution was presented by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in the special meeting of the National Assembly.
In his address to the National Assembly, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that 50 years ago politicians came together despite their differences and the Constitution is still protected today.
PM paid tribute to the leaders and parties who gifted the people of Pakistan the Constitution. Primer Shehbaz Sharif said that one year ago the apposition brought Pakistan out of the crisis with the help of this constitution.
He maintained that all the political parties will go into elections on their manifestos. The Constitution has brought everyone all together.
Golden Jubilee of 1973 Constitution
The National Assembly, under the leadership of Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Pakistan 1973.
The month-long celebrations will commence on 10th April with a series of events to commemorate the founding principles of federal parliamentary democracy, social justice, and equality, as enshrined in the Constitution of 1973.
These activities have been meticulously laid out by a Parliamentary Advisory Committee, constituted by the Speaker, drawing Members from both Houses of Parliament and headed by senator Main Raza Rabbani.
The Speaker said that this day reminds us of the historic occasion when, 50 years ago, our forefathers unanimously adopted the 1973 Constitution.
This was the result of the tremendous efforts and wisdom of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, who brought all political parties together on one platform to sign this historic document. He added that the entire nation pays tribute to the framers and signatories of the 1973 Constitution.
The Speaker inaugurate the celebrations by laying the foundation stone of the Constitution Monument at the site approved by the Advisory Committee, opposite Parliamentary Lodges, D-Chowk, in Islamabad.
The convention was chaired by the NA speaker, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Chairman Advisory Committee Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, and other attendees pay tribute to the framers of the Constitution and reflect on how it has served as a cornerstone of democracy, justice, and equality in Pakistan.
The session also pass a number of resolutions related to the Constitution’s recognition as a binding document, its incorporation into the national curriculum, homage to the Constitution’s framers, and declaring the State Bank building (the old National Assembly Hall) a National Monument.
The celebrations was followed by a joint session of the Parliament that continue the discussions and reflections on the importance of the Constitution in shaping the destiny of Pakistan.