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Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael says all out efforts are being made to ensure the promotion and protection of Human Rights including the rights of women, children and minorities.

He was talking to the European Union Delegation led by Ambassador of European Union delegation to Pakistan Mr. Jean Francois Cautain in Islamabad on Friday.

Kamran Michael showed his commitment for the effective implementation of the United Nations Conventions in pursuance to the constitution of the Pakistan and International commitments.

Kamran Michael said GSP plus status has not only increased trade relations activities but also it is a tool for supporting positive change in Pakistan. 

He said that steps have taken including Hindu Marriage Act, 2016, Christian Marriage and Divorce (Amendment) Bill, 2016, Sindh Hindu Marriage Acts, 2016, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Protection of Communal Properties of Minority Community Act, 2014.

He also told the delegation that District Committees have been formed to protect the rights and redress the grievances of people at their doorstep.

The delegation appreciated the endeavors of the government for the Protection and promotion of Human Rights and assured its full support in this regard.

The delegation was briefed by Director Human Rights about the GSP plus Status and implementation of Human Rights conventions. 

The delegation was also told about prevailing Human Rights situation in the country including implementations of laws, policy and measures.

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