pipsPIPS National Workshop for Parliamentary Librarians and IT officials on ILS KOHA, Oct 6-8, 2015: The Institute organized the national workshop as part of its mandated function of provision of technical support to MPs and their functionaries. The three day interactive workshop was conducted by seasoned facilitators Mr Sher Afzal, Chief Librarian, Bahria University, and Mr Zeeshan. Around 17 participants including librarians and IT staff from the National Assembly, Senate, provincial assemblies as well as legislative assemblies of AJK and Gilgit Baltistan and PIPS Research and IT wing (library section) participated. The Executive Director Mr Muhammad Rashid Mafzool Zaka distributed the Certificates of Appreciation to the participants at the concluding ceremony of the course on Oct., 8, 2015. Mr Javed and Mr Joiya from Senate and Punjab Assembly thanked PIPS for organizing a technical workshop that will essentially help a long way in enhancing parliamentary libraries in the country. The workshop helped formulate a working group of Parliamentary Librarians and IT officers to meet regularly for mutual capacity building and sharing knowledge. The ED applauded efforts of Ms Samer Awais Dir Training, Mr Qaiser Librarian, Mr Taj Muhammad Prog Coord Officer and Mr Fayyaz Gul on successful event