In a first, Pakistan government introduces 10 days paternity leave

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In a first, Pakistan government introduces 10 days paternity leave

ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has approved paternity leave up to 10 days.

Ms Aga said that Paid Paternity Leave for a new father is not usually provided under the labour legislation for the private sector, said a press release here.

However, the Government has amended the Revised Leave Rules, 1981 on October 30th, 2012 and now a male civil servant can take paternity leave of a maximum of 10- days outside his leave account immediately on or after the birth of a child.

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