Karachi, August 29, 2016 (PPI-OT):Rules of business of Sindh Child Protection Authority approved on Monday in 4th meeting of authority which was chaired by Provincial Minister for Social Welfare / Chairman Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz.
Secretary Social Welfare Shariq Ahmed, Chief Child Protection UNICEF Sarah Coleman, Child Protection Specialist UNICEF Jabeen Abbas, Child Rights Protection Advisor Plan International Pakistan Sameena Sardar, Advocate Anjum Mehmood, Advocate Zia Ahmed Awan of Madadgar, Country Manager Madadgar Syed Mehmood Ali Shah, Joint Director Labour and HR Department Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon and officers of Law, Home and Social Welfare Department attended meeting.
Addressing the meeting, Provincial Minister for Social Welfare Shamim Mumtaz said that it was a matter of public importance which was pending for long since 2011. She added that after assuming the charge of Social Welfare Department as minister, she took matter very seriously and issued direction to frame rules of business of Sindh Child Protection Authority as soon as possible.
She said that with the grace of God, today, we have completed the task and approved the rules. Provincial Minister Social Welfare said that all the members of Authority played vital role and worked hard and added that every section of rules were discussed in detail to make clarity in the rules of business. She particularly appreciated the role of UNICEF, Plan Pakistan International and Madadgar in this regard.
She was of view that coordinated efforts were needed to provide protection to children. She said that on the directives of Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and his team working day and night for the welfare and prosperity of common man. She vowed to complete the mission of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Rani Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
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