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Committee constituted to set-up treaty implementation cells

Islamabad, March 11, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Prime Minister has been pleased to constitute a Committee for the establishment of Treaty Implementation Cells in provinces for implementation of Human Rights conventions ratified by Government of Pakistan.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister, Khwaja Zaheer Ahmed, would head the Committee while Secretary Law, Justice and Human Rights Division, Secretary Commerce Division, and Provincial Law Secretaries would be its members. Joint Secretary, Commerce Division, would work as Secretary of the Committee.

The objectives of the Committee are to oversee formulation of an effective mechanism, in consultation with all provincial governments and relevant Federal Ministries, to enable provincial governments as well as Federal agencies concerned for effective implementation of the ratified conventions. It would also develop identical protocols for implementation which can work as effective tools for Federal and Provincial governments to regularly document the progress made.

The Committee would help and guide provincial governments in formulation of templates which can be used for reporting in tabulated formats and generation of compliance reports, in line with international best practices. The Committee would submit its recommendations for consideration to the Prime Minister in four weeks time.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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