Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Government will continue making efforts to safeguard liberty and dignity of citizen: Dr Arif Alvi

Government will continue making efforts to safeguard liberty and dignity of citizen: Dr Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – President Dr Arif Alvi has said that government will continue making efforts to safeguard freedom, liberty, dignity and self-esteem of every citizen of the state.

In his message on International Human Rights Day, he said that the Constitution of Pakistan guarantees freedom to its citizens regardless of their caste, colour or creed.

The President called upon international community to come forward and play its role for protection of human rights of people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and their right to self-determination in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions.

On the other hand, Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari said that government has moved beyond rhetoric and proactively removed the barriers faced by marginalized groups. “Government has strengthened human rights legislation by introducing landmark laws on child labor, harassment and domestic violence, protection of journalists, transgenders, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities.”