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Govt committed to protect citizens’ rights: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minster for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Wednesday said the government was committed to protect the rights of every citizen including the rights of women and an awareness campaign had already been launched in this regard to educate the people. Talking to a delegation led by member of Council of Islamic Ideology Allama Syed Iftikhar Hussain Naqvi, she assured to take prompt steps to redress the issues on priority and affirmed that the Ministry of Human Rights would provide all required support for the…

Govt initiates programme to protect hilly areas of KP, GB

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has initiated a programme with the financial assistance of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to save hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan from the damages of glaciers. An official statement in Peshawar on Sunday said under the programme four billion rupees would be spent on the installation of an early warning system to monitor the movement of glaciers in 15 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan. Similarly, digital sensors would also be…

Govt committed to protect rights of minorities: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari Thursday said that the government was committed to protect the rights of minorities and it had already made some legislation on it. "Pakistan is progressively living up to the commitments; it has made on human rights issues," she said addressing the concluding session of the national and provincial capacity building training workshop on 'Reporting to International Human Rights Mechanism' organised by OHCHR and UNDP here. She said Pakistan was a democratic…

Law minister calls for proposals to protect women in criminal justice system

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law and Justice Farogh Naseem along with Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice Barrister Maleeka Bukhari held a meeting on Monday to develop a comprehensive plan for ensuring protection of women in criminal justice system. The meeting that was held to seek suggestions from all the concerned stakeholders was attended by officials from provincial law departments, home departments and police departments. Maleeka Bukhari presented various proposals including secondary legislation on…

Apex court to protect rights of transgenders, says chief justice

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday said the Supreme Court would fully protect the rights of transgenders, ARY News reported. “Transgenders are victim of social issues and they are not treated graciously,” he said while addressing a seminar about protection of transgenders’ rights.  He said trangenders enjoy rights of normal people. “They are already given right to vote and will be given more social rights in Pakistan.” Giving personal assurance to render transgenders their rights, the chief justice…

Nawaz can make any compromise to protect illegally obtained wealth: Imran

CHISHTIAN: Pointing towards across the border business of the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said on Sunday Nawaz could make any compromise to protect his illegally obtained wealth, ARY News reported. “He would even shake hand with Indian PM Narendra Modi for personal gains,” he said while addressing a mammoth rally in Chishtian. He termed the deposed PM a Mir Jaffer and Mir Sadiq who wished to devastate the judiciary and military in a bid to save the Rs300…