HYDERABAD: The Sindh Minister for Labour and Manpower Ghulam Murtaza Baloch has said that a child survey is being conducted by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to ascertain the exact number of child labour in the province. Sindh Government was extending full cooperation to UNICEF and was ready to prepare a comprehensive strategy against child labour once the survey is completed. The minister said this while talking to the media during his visit to Hyderabad on Wednesday.
The minister expressed satisfaction over the standard of education to children in the schools being managed by the provincial labour department.
He said that maximum facilities were being provided in these schools with continuous efforts to make these institutions on a par with international standards.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 28th, 2019.