Caretaker Chief Minister Message on World day against Child Labour

Lahore, June 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi has said that purpose of celebrating the world day against child labour is to sensitize the general public about the harsh impacts of child labour on the future of the children. In his message issued here today, Mr. Rizvi said that we have to make a commitment today to further speedup the efforts for elimination of child labour. Child labour is a serious socio-economic issue as well as the criminal act under all global laws and many factors are involved in it, he said. All the children are like glowing flowers and their protection is the collective responsibility of all of us.

The children are the symbol of our future and giving attention to their education is the societal responsibility of every citizen because they are the collective social asset. The Caretaker Chief Minister said that child labour can be eliminated by consistently working as a team and the society should also play its due role along with the government. In fact, this day requires that all the segments of the society should play their proactive role so that the society can be purged of the menace of child labour, concluded the Chief Minister.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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