President, PM re-affirm commitment to safeguard rights of children

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President, PM re-affirm commitment to safeguard rights of children

Universal Children's Day is being observed today to promote awareness among children and protection of their rights.

This year theme of the day is "Stop Violence Against Children"President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the occasion of Universal Childern's Day have re-affirmed the commitment to safeguard the rights of children.

In their separate messages, they said the observance of the Day reminds us of our obligation to the children as ordained in the injunctions of our religion and also in the Constitution.

The President in his message said being a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Pakistan remains in the forefront to advocate, protect and promote child rights.

The Prime Minister in his message said the government is fully alive to its responsibilities towards children.

Acting UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Cris Munduate to appear in Radio Pakistan's Current Affairs talk show "Perspective" today (Monday, November 20).