Islamabad - As the opposition forces have submitted a requisition for calling session of National Assembly on Tuesday in order to discuss the ongoing fuel crisis, Youth Parliament of Pakistan met on Thursday and debated the prevailing fuel shortage , besides giving recommendations about making a mechanism to control similar crisis in future.

In fact five youth parliamentarians representing the four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan put forward call attention notice on the ongoing scarcity of fuel supply, giving tough time to the government for its failure to tackle the crisis immediately.

The parliamentarians demanded of the government to pay attention to the crisis and formulate a policy to curb the menace in future. The treasury benches assured that the menace would be overcome within two days.

While the youth parliament discussed a variety of hot issues ranging from seminary reforms to counterterrorism strategies, some 95 MNAs including members of PPP, MQM, JI, ANP, PML-Q and independent candidates have filed requisition in National Assembly Secretariat calling for session of the house in order to debate the oil crisis in country.

However, so far there is no sign that session of the lower house would be summoned in the next week to discuss the fuel shortage . The government is bound to call session of National Assembly within 14 days, starting from the day a requisition is submitted.

But the youth parliament that continued its session for the third day on Thursday got assurance from Danish Ambassador Jesper Moller Sorensen by pledging that his country would help Pakistan in meeting. Leader of the Opposition in Youth Parliament Shazar Elahi, who hails from Sindh province, criticised Prime Minister Aqeel Ahmed Yousafzai for giving the reigns of ministries in hands of unqualified members.

The parliament supervised by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) also passed an unprecedented bill that asked for amendment in constitution for giving two reserved seats for transgender community in country.

Danish Malik, Youth parliamentarian from Punjab, brought the issue of ghost schools into the notice of treasury benches besides raising eye brows over the alarming increase in polio cases which he said would cripple the whole country if not tackled properly.

The youth parliament met at a time when PML-N-led government is in a state of blame game over the fuel crisis with one minister passing the buck to another minister and opposition forces having made a futile attempt to urge the government for calling session of National Assembly.

However, the Youth Parliament gave a ray of hope by discussing the burning issues that are yet to be debated by National Assembly.

Some of the members of the Youth Parliament Pakistan highlighted the possible reforms to be introduced in the educational system. The house was of the opinion that a public-private partnership should be adopted in order to uplift the educational system.

They also suggested that the government should implement Article 25-A of the Constitution of Pakistan in its true spirit in order to ensure quality education to the school going children in Pakistan.

In addition to this, a Bill was laid before the House on “Mandatory Civic and Political Education Act 2014.”

Moreover, the members strongly condemned the publishing of offensive caricatures in the wake of the recent Charlie Hebdo attack in France. The were of the opinion that freedom of expression should not be permitted to offend or threaten any religion, race or group by any means.