Govt Committed To Protect Human Rights


Govt committed to protect human rights

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : The Chairman National Commission for Human Rights Justice Ali Nawaz Chohan Thursday said the present government was committed for the protection of the human rights.

He said this while meeting European Union Delegation led by Gus Houdduin, Dietmar Krissier, Andres Julie and Rudi Delarue, a press release issued here said.

The Chairman NCHR briefed the delegation on the roles, functions and mandate of the NCHR and its contribution regarding the performance review of the government under GSP plus.

He stressed that mutual relationship between the European Union and the government should be based on trade not aid. The Chairman said he was trying to ensure the independence of the NCHR as mandated by the NCHR Act of 2012. The delegation appreciated the efforts of NCHR in tackling the human rights issues in Pakistan.