President, PM reiterate govt resolve to protect rights of workers on Labour Day

Alvi says the Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme has been launched to provide relief to lower segments of society

News Desk May 01, 2020

President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on the occasion of International Labour Day reiterated the government's resolve to protect the rights and welfare of workers.

Alvi, in a separate message, paid tribute to the heroic struggle of workers for their fundamental rights, adding that Labour Day is not only a reminder of the struggles faced by workers but also an acknowledgement of their contribution towards national growth.

Moreover, the president said the Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme has been launched to provide relief to the lower segments of society.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, in his message, reiterated his government's commitment to improving the living condition of workers and to ensure the provision of better housing, education facilities and healthcare.

He said Islam has emphasised principles of social justice and respect for the rights of people.

The premier said the role of workers is pivotal for the economic development of a country and as a result, the government is committed to ensuring that benefits of economic progress will be translated into prosperity for all segments of society.



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