President Dr Arif Alvi has on Tuesday ensured that the incumbent government is striving to protects the rights of minorities.
In Islamabad today, the President held a meeting with members of the National Commission of Minorities, led by Chairman Chela Ram Kewlani.
President Alvi made his remarks to provide equal opportunities to minorities and encouraged them to play their role for the betterment of society and the country.
He further assured them that holy places such as churches, shrines and temples are being protected with all possible efforts.
Earlier, President Arif Alvi had shed light on women’s empowerment, saying it is possible through better health, education, hereditary rights as well as financial independence.
The present government has passed several laws to empower women, he had added.
The President further said that the laws for women’s rights are not being implemented although they exist in the country.