Published On: Wed, Feb 7th, 2018
Published in Category: Islamabad

NA body seeks five years strategic plan from MoHR

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Islamabad: National Assembly’s standing committee on Human Rights on Tuesday directed Ministry of Human Rights (MOHR) to presents five years strategic plan of the development projects in the next meeting.

The committee asked the ministry to present detailed briefing on Helpline project, the criteria for recruitment of staff in the Helpline, the advertisement of toll free number 1099 published in newspapers and television channels for public awareness, number of calls received and the action taken on registered complains.

The NA body also urged for the progress of the establishment of National Institute of Human Rights (NIHR), allocation of land for construction of NIHR building and utilization of budget reserved for it.

Chairing a committee held here headed by chairman of the committee, Member National Assembly Baber Nawaz Khan, asked the ministry to present details of construction of two working women hostels for which the land was allocated more than a decade.

The chairman called the heads of all these projects and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) in the next briefing and brief the committee for the speedy completion of these projects to give relief to masses.

The committee also condemned brutal killing of Naqeeb Ullah in fake police encounter and decided to visit the protest camp for the arrest of the alleged culprit Rao Anwar at the earliest.

Later, after the meeting a delegation of NA body visited the camp and expressed solidarity with them.