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Youth problems to be resolved on priority basis: Minister

F.P. Report

Islamabad: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad has said that problems of the youth will be resolved in and outside parliament.

Addressing a conference on “The Role of Parliament in Protection of Human Rights and Justice,” organized by the Network for Human Rights and Justice (NHRJ) here on Thursday, the minister said that the youth and younger generation have to play a leading role for the better tomorrow of the country. He pledged that human rights will be protected at all cost within the country.

“The progress and prosperity of the country are directly linked to the leading role of our younger generation and they should be more proactive to assume responsibility in a more responsible way,” he added.

The conference was attended among others by Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Chohan, chairman National Commission for Human Rights Pakistan, Sumaira Saddiqui, former federal secretary, Shaheen Kausar Dar, former deputy speaker Azad Kashmir, Maria Iqbal Tarana, chairman Youth Forum Kashmir, Rashid Ahmad Chaughtai, Lubna Azad, executive director NHRJ, Ubaid Qureshi, president Youth Parliament, Dr. Murtaza Mughal, Nisar Shah advocate, Muhammad Zulqarnain Sulehria, director NHRJ, Sajjid Akbar Abbasi, chairman Human Rights Organization Punjab and others. 

In her opening remarks, Lubna Azad, executive director NHRJ, underlined that human rights should be safeguarded all the time.