PM emphasises upon implementation of laws to protect domestic workers’ rights

Says steps taken for the welfare of common man above any kind of political gains


April 13, 2019
PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday that it was the responsibility of the government and society to ensure that the laws made to protect the rights of domestic workers are implemented, Radio Pakistan reported.

Chairing a meeting regarding Punjab Labour Policy and steps taken for the welfare of workers in Islamabad, the premier said that making laws was not enough, the real challenge was to make sure these laws were implemented.

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During the meeting, the prime minister was given a detailed briefing about workers’ rights and protection to their self-respect, provision of congenial working environment and formulation of various laws for the welfare of workers by the Punjab government.

Imran said that the steps taken for the welfare of common man and underprivileged segments of society were above any kind of political gains.

 

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