AJK hosts grand seminar to discourage child-marriages today.


MIRPUR -- The AJK Population Welfare Department is going to host a grand seminar to ponder over devising laws to discourage the trend of under-aged marriages.

The AJK Population Welfare Department is organising the seminar titled: 'Proposal for Legislation of Child Marriages Restraint Act in AJK,' with the coordination and support of the United National Population Fund (UNFPA) and Population Program Wing of the National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination of the Government of Pakistan, at the capital city of Muzaffarabad on Monday (today), it was officially said.

'AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan will inaugurate the grand event to be attended among others by AJK Minister for Population Welfare Dr Mustafa Bashir, experts and lawmakers from AJK and all the four provinces of the country including the federal capital to share their valuable inputs on the topic,' said Raja Muhammad Razzaque, Secretary AJK Population Welfare Department.

Unveiling the salient features of the scheduled seminar, Raja Razzaque told this Correspondent here on Saturday that besides the chair: AJK PM Raja Farooq Haider Khan and Population Welfare Minister Dr Mustafa Bashir, key speakers including Dr Jamil...

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