Kashmala hosts event on eve of women’s day

Published: March 8, 2019
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Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplaces Kashmala Tariq, First lady Samina Alvi, President Arif Alvi, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul and Azlan Khan. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplaces Kashmala Tariq, First lady Samina Alvi, President Arif Alvi, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul and Azlan Khan. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplaces Kashmala Tariq on Thursday hosted an event celebrating International Women’s Day at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.

The theme of the event was “Inclusion not Seclusion” and the chief guest was President Dr Arif Alvi.

The event started with a recitation from the Quran, followed by a presentation by Maryam Siddique. Tariq, in her speech, highlighted the secondary themes of #SilenceNoMore and #HarrassmentNoMore.

Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi and Federal Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul also spoke on the occasion. The event was followed by a musical performance.

Meanwhile, President Alvi highlighted the importance of women in society.

First lady Samina Alvi and other senior parliamentarians were also present on the occasion.

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