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Officers of the House

 

Rai Mumtaz Hussain Babar, Senior Secretary (Functions)

Mr. Muhammad Khan Bhatti, Secretary
Mr. Inayat Ullah Lak, Director General (Parliamentary Affairs & Research)

Hafiz Muhammad Shafiq Adil, Special Secretary

 

RAI MUMTAZ HUSSAIN BABAR, Senior Secretary

 

Rai Mumtaz Hussain Babar was born on September 10, 1960. After graduating from F.C. College, Lahore, he obtained Master's in Public Administration from University of the Punjab, Lahore in 1983. He joined Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Secretariat in August 1987 and has an emphatic experience of 28 years of service to his credit in this august institution. He served on a number of important positions in the Assembly Secretariat including Assistant Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Additional Secretary, and Special Secretary. Presently, he is serving as Senior Secretary w.e.f July 26, 2013. He has extensively traveled abroad including United States of America, United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, France, Trinidad & Tobago and Scotland; and has attended several workshops, seminars/conferences organized by National/International Organizations and Institutions. He has successfully completed different courses conducted by Management and Professional Development Department (MPDD), Lahore and Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), Islamabad. He has also attended various programmes/workshops organized by PIPS as resource person and has delivered lectures on the topic of “Parliamentary Affairs”.

 

Address:          21-B, GOR-II, Bahawalpur House, Mazang, Lahore

Phone:            Off: +92-42-99200317, 99200318, Res: +92-42-99210787,

                       Mob: +92-313-9200432, Fax: +92-42-99200330

 

Mr. MUHAMMAD KHAN BHATTI, Secretary


Born on April 12, 1968, Mr. Muhammad Khan Bhatti has been serving as Secretary, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab since 2008. He completed his education from University of the Punjab and joined Government service in Civil Secretariat in 1988. He joined Assembly Secretariat in 1996. In Assembly secretariat, he has held different posts including Estate Officer, Deputy Secretary, Additional Secretary & Special Secretary. He also served as Additional Secretary & Special Secretary in the Chief Minister Punjab Secretariat on deputation. He was promoted to the post of Secretary, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on 8th March, 2008. He has vast experience of his job. He visited China and UAE.

 

Address:    1-B, GOR-I, Club Road, Lahore

Phone:        Off: +92-42-99200317, 99200318,  Res: +92-42-99204558,+92-300-8442829

Mr. INAYAT ULLAH LAK

Director General (Parliamentary Affairs & Research)

 

Born on 1.1.1963 at Sargodha; obtained Master degrees in the disciplines of Library Science, History and Political Science in 1986, 1988 and 1998 respectively from Punjab University; also obtained LL.B Degree in 1992 from University Law College and LL.M. from University of South Asia (USA). He joined Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Secretariat as Librarian (BS-17) on 9.9.1987; (BS-18) from 15.10.1997 to 4.5.2004 against upgraded post; promoted as Director (Research and Publications) (BS-19) (5.5.2004 to 15.9.2007). He was promoted as Director General (Parliamentary Affairs & Research) (BS-20) in 2007; and is functioning as such in BS-21. He attended workshops and seminars at national and international levels and delivered lectures in some of them. He also conducted as Resource Person training/orientation sessions on parliamentary procedures for the Members of the Provincial Assemblies of Punjab, Sindh, KPK and Baluchistan organized by PILDAT (Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency), WFD (Westminster Foundation for Democracy) and UNDP (United Nation’s Development Programme) at federal and provincial capitals of Pakistan. He traveled to USA, U.K, Spain, Canada, India, Thailand, Philippine, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Grand Turks & Caicos Island, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

 

Address:         84-B, GOR-II, Bahawalpur House, Lahore

Phone:           Off: +92-42-99200332,  +92-42-99200335-49 (Ext. 157), Cell: 0300-4407510

 

HAFIZ MUHAMMAD SHAFIQ ADIL

Special Secretary

 

Hafiz Muhammad Shafiq Adil was born on 20th May 1957. He joined Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Secretariat in May, 1973. He obtained the Degree of Bachelor of Arts from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He has more than 41 years of working experience in the Assembly Secretariat in various departments including Accounts, Administration, Committees and Legislation. He served as Drawing and Disbursing Officer of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 2004 to 2008. He has been serving on a number of important positions in the Assembly Secretariat including Assistant Secretary (BS-17), Deputy Secretary (BS-18), Additional Secretary (BS-19) and was promoted to the post of Special Secretary (BS-20) in July 2014. At several occasions, he has served as Acting Senior Secretary of the Punjab Assembly Secretariat. In addition to his own duties, he has been appointed as Focal Person of Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in its engagements with Westminster Foundation for Democracy, London and Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, London. He has travelled to UK (Cardiff Bay, Bristol, Belfast and London). He has attended several workshops conducted by Management and Professional Development Department. He has also completed different courses conducted by the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services at Islamabad and Lahore.  

 

Address:         B-1-Wahdat Colony, Lahore

Phone:           +92-42-99200349, +92-42-99260291(Res), Cell: 0321-4079706
 

Functions & Duties of Secretary

 

Administrative Functions 

 

As an administrative Head, he is responsible for efficient and constructive administration of the affairs of the Assembly. He has multifarious duties of administrative nature. In particular - 

-he is the appointing authority in respect of posts from BS-1 to BS-16;

-acts as the 'Authority' and 'Appellate Authority' for specified categories of staff;

-he distributes work amongst various sections;

-he supervises the functioning of the Assembly Secretariat, and makes arrangements for smooth and prompt disposal of the legislative and other business of the Assembly and its Secretariat.

-supervises and leads the research oriented projects;

-makes arrangements for various publications;

-advises the Speaker on administrative matters. 

 

Legislative Functions

 

-advises the Speaker and the Assembly on all legal issues, including admissibility or otherwise of Bills, Resolutions, Questions, Adjournment Motions, Privilege Motions and other Motions;

-Supervises and manages the business of the Assembly;

-sits at the Table of the House to facilitate the Speaker in the disposal of Assembly business, and to advise him on legal and other issues arising during the course of a sitting of the Assembly;

-acts as Secretary to all the committees of the assembly; 

 

Financial Functions

 

-as Principal Accounts Officer, he manages and controls the Budget and expenditure of the Assembly and its Secretariat;

-acts as controlling officer for purposes of TA/DA to Members of the Assembly and staff of the Assembly Secretariat;

-acts as Chairman of the Special Departmental Accounts Committee.