PM vows to safeguard fundamental rights of every citizen irrespective of religion, caste

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured the minorities that the government will fulfil the promise made to them by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

In his message on the occasion of “Minorities Day” being observed on Friday (August 11), he said we will make Pakistan a tolerant society where basic rights of every citizen are protected and all Pakistanis Muslims or non-Muslims work collectively for progress and prosperity of the country.

The Prime Minister lauded the minorities’ contributions in social sector in general and health sector in particular.

He said rights of all citizens are equal and it would be ensured to all citizens irrespective of their religion, caste and creed.

He said the government had taken a number of steps for the welfare of minorities by allocating five percent quota in jobs besides allocating seats in the Senate, National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies according to their population ratio.

Originally Posted on SuchTv


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