Honor killing is not an honor, says PM Nawaz Sharif

22 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Monday said that there honor killing is not an honor and the government will play its role an active role to prevent such acts.

Addressing a function in connection with the screening of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad on Monday, Nawaz Sharif said that the government will take all the necessary steps to bring an end to all kinds of discrimination against women.

He said that the men and women enjoy equal rights in Islam and the government has laid special focus on the protection of women rights and empowering them in the Vision 2015.

The ceremony was attended by many important politicians including federal minister and other social personalities.

On the occasion, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy said that she will continue to raise voice for the rights of women and children

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