Islamabad, December 31, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan is moving forward on its human rights and gender empowerment commitments and we need to send this message across the globe. This was stated by Dr. Shireen M. Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights during a meeting with Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s envoy to the United Nations, here in the Ministry of Human Rights. During the meeting, Pakistan’s commitment to improve the human rights and gender empowerment conditions within country and ways to project Pakistan’s endeavors in this regard at international level were discussed.
They also deliberated upon the ways to raise Pakistan’s concerns over human rights violations in the Indian held Kashmir and condition of Muslims in the Europe. The Minister apprised Dr. Lodhi of the various steps being taken by the government in the direction of gender equality and empowerment. Dr. Lodhi ensured the Minister to use the platform of United Nations in order to project Pakistan’s resolve towards human rights and gender empowerment.
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