Pakistani Constitution gives minorities their due rights: Minister

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam has said that the Pakistani Constitution gives minorities their due rights as opposed to India which treats its minorities as second-grade citizens.


While speaking to the Minority of Youth KPK under the KPK Government Exposure Program on Monday, the minister quoted Article 25A of the constitution of Pakistan and said that according to it, education is a fundamental right in Pakistan.

The minister pressed upon the need for quality education in Pakistan. He added that 20-25 million youth in Pakistan are dropouts before completing 10 years of education.

Syed Fakhar Imam said that the youth of Pakistan has the perfect role model in the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He said that Jinnah taught Pakistanis to work, work and work and excel in any field that one joins to help Pakistan reach excellence.

The federal minister also said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has two qualities that the youth should take inspiration from, the qualities of integrity and courage.

The minister also pushed the need for character building in the youths of Pakistan.

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