Draft of six new laws forwarded to law ministry: Shireen Mazari.


FAISALABAD -- Federal Minster for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Friday said that draft of six new human rights related laws had been forwarded to the law ministry.

Pakistan would actively participate in the next scheduled meeting of the Human Rights Commission in the next month, she added.

Addressing a meeting at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), she said that business related concessions were directly linked with many international protocols, conventions and agreements.

She said: We will consult stake-holders to present Pakistani viewpoint in the Human Rights Commission, adding that Prime Minister Imran Khan had also convened a meeting in which he was briefed about developments on human rights front.

Regarding death penalty, she said that Pakistan had clarified its position that it was not going to rescind it.

Regarding child abuse, she said that the human rights ministry had launched an awareness...

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