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PR NO. 80Message From Special Assistant to The Prime Minister On The Occasion Of International Human Rights Day (10TH DECEMBER, 2015) ISLAMABAD: DECEMBER 9, 2015

It is a moment of pleasure for me to celebrate the International Human Rights Day, today. It reminds us the Day when all the nations of the world decided to safeguard the humanity against injustice, inequality, oppression and discrimination through the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This Declaration guarantees equality to all human beings in all spheres of life. Therefore, this Day stands as a symbol for the protection of life, dignity and liberty of each and every human being. The Day also signifies the services of Human Rights Defenders who have selflessly worked for the protection and promotion of Human Rights.

The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan in accordance with Islamic injunctions guarantees Fundamental Rights to its citizen. The rights of people enshrined in the Constitution have always been upheld by the Government.  We are committed to the protection and promotion of Human Rights and implementation of all provisions of national and international instruments related to Human Rights.

We firmly believe in a democratic Pakistan as it is democracy which guarantees the protection of Fundamental Rights. The present Government is firmly committed to strengthen democracy and ensuring peace. We are also making efforts to curb the menace of terrorism to ensure peace and full protection of Human Rights.  The sacrifices of thousands of our soldiers, policemen, personnel of law enforcement agencies and civilians cannot be forgotten in this struggle. We stand united and more resolute than ever to work together for a peaceful Pakistan having the highest standards of equality and security for all our citizens. We will continue working towards ensuring equality and non-discrimination for creating a just and peaceful society.

PAKISTAN ZINDABAD

NOT TO BE PUBLISHED/ TELECAST/ BROADCAST BY PRINT/ELECTRONIC MEDIA BEFORE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY I.E. DECEMBER 10, 2015.

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