ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: As the World is celebrating the Universal Children’s Day on Wednesday (November 20) to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the protection of child rights.
“Today as we celebrate Universal Children’s Day and 30th anniversary of Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC), I wish to reiterate Pakistan’s commitment to the protection of child rights,” the prime minister said.
“Let’s work for a better future for our children as we celebrate Children’s Day!.”
The prime minister said that our government is pursuing policies and programmes at every level to promote equality of opportunity for all our children and create pathways for the empowerment, prosperity and development of every child in Pakistan.
Imran Khan further said that as we celebrate Universal Children’s Day this year, we must not forget the suffering of children of Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K).
The prime minister said that the International Community must urge India to abide by its obligations under CRC on child rights, particularly for the children in IOJ&K.