Prime Minister Imran Khan stated on Saturday that his authorities was decided to make sure that each little one’s rights, dignity and safety had been upheld.
The premier’s remarks got here by a press release on World Children’s Day, whereby he said that he was happy to notice that Pakistan joined the world group in celebrating the day.
According to PM Imran, the theme for this yr’s World Children’s Day – A Better Future for Every Child – reaffirmed his authorities’s commitments to the youngsters of Pakistan.
“In line with our manifesto, our policies are aimed at future generations. Our government is determined to ensure that every child’s rights – including development, education, healthcare, participation, dignity and security – are upheld,” PM Imran stated.
He maintained that the incumbent authorities had established the ‘National Commission of the Rights of Child’ and the ‘Zainab Alert Response and Recovery Agency’ with a purpose to guarantee safety of youngsters’s rights.
He additionally talked about that ‘Child Protection Institutes’ are being established and varied legislations are being launched to “eliminate child labour”.
“Other welfare measures also cater for children include nutrition support to malnourished children, universal health care through Health Cards,” the premier stated in his assertion.
He added that social welfare programmes by the Ehsaas initiative present social security to kids in opposition to poverty.
The present authorities has additionally launched a single nationwide curriculum, PM Imran stated.
“Most important of all, ‘Clean & Green Pakistan’ has been initiated keeping in view our future generation,” the premier added, alluding to his programme for environmental betterment.
“On this day, let us reaffirm our pledge for protection of the rights of children in Pakistan and to provide them with equal opportunities to become productive citizens of Pakistan,” he concluded.
The constructing of the Aiwan-e-Sadr was illuminated with blue lights on Friday to hitch the world group on the World Children’s Day yearly celebrated on November 20.
“Aiwan-e-Sadr’s building is hued blue in connection with Universal Children’s Day i.e., 20 November 2021,” in accordance with the official Twitter deal with of the President of Pakistan.
Last yr too, all of the landmark buildings together with the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Parliament House, Supreme Court of Pakistan and Pakistan Monument went blue to mark the day.
According to the United Nations, World Children Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is widely known on 20 November every year to “promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.”
The celebration on November 20 marks the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It can also be the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
(WITH INPUT FROM APP)