PM constitutes committee for implementation of human rights conventions


Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has constituted a committee to establish Treaty Implementation Cells in provinces for implementation of human rights conventions ratified by government of Pakistan.

The objectives of the committee are to oversee formulation of an effective mechanism in consultations with all provincial governments and relevant federal ministries to enable provincial governments as well as Federal agencies concerned for effective implementation of the ratified conventions.

The Committee would submit its recommendations for consideration to the Prime Minister in four weeks time.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister‚ Zaheer Ahmed would head the committee while Secretary Commerce Division‚ Secretary Law and Justice and Provincial Law Secretaries would be its members. Joint Secretary‚ Commerce Division would work as Secretary of the committee.

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