July 20, 2012, Quetta

The final session of Consultations with Political Parties to Prioritize Education and implement Article 25 A was organized by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi at the Serena Hotel Quetta where representatives from major political parties and prominent members from the civil society came together.
Following were the Panelists at the Consultation:

  • Ms. Zubaida Jalal (Pakistan Muslim League – Q)
  • Ms. Bushra Rind (Pakistan Muslim League – N)
  • Dr. Ishaq Baloch (National Party)

All panel members jointly advocated for the implementation of Article 25-A. It was decided that forums will be established at all levels to effectively legislate Article 25-A and these Political forums may use the One Million Signature Campaign as the basis for further advocacy regarding Right to Education. Furthermore, media will be on-board to play active role in raising awareness on Article 25-A.
At the occasion, children presented the One Million Signature Campaign summary (March 6 to July 10, 2012) and Charter of Demands to all the party representatives present.