Australian envoy meets law minister Tarar

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Australian envoy meets law minister Tarar

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Islamabad, May 16: Australian High Commissioner, Neil Hawkins called on Minister for Law And Justice And Human Rights Senator Azam Nazeer Tarar.

During the meeting, a broad range of issues including bilateral relationships, upholding human rights, and strengthening the rule of law came under discussion.

The honorable Minister shared that the Ministry of human Rights has requested Provincial Governments to strengthen Provincial Commissions on the Status of Women by financial and human resource allocation in order to improve Pakistan’s standing on gender parity index. He further added that the Ministry of Human Rights is also striving for structural reforms to protect rights of minorities.

The honorable Minister also emphasized the adoption of an inclusive approach for mainstreaming of the vulnerable segments of the society particularly transgender community of Pakistan. In the end Both sides agreed to continue support for promotion of tolerance, religious freedom and respect.