Understanding of law can be the motto of civilized nation and we should abide by law and constitution as a collective duty: Murtaza Wahab
Karachi, December 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Spokesperson for Sindh Government and Adviser for Law and Environment Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that understanding of law can be the motto of a civilized nation and we should abide by law and constitution as a collective duty. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting of the Provincial Steering Committee on “Rule of Law” on Tuesday. He said that the functioning of the law department was in front of everyone as the Sindh Assembly had enacted the highest number of laws in all the legislative bodies of Pakistan in which most of the bills related to human rights were presented for approval in the assembly.
The adviser said that it was the duty of all the institutions of the provincial government to present their performance to the people in accordance with the law and the constitution, especially the implementation of human rights laws at the grassroots level would be a source of honour for Sindh province.
The adviser was given a presentation on the “Rule of Law” and was briefed on the contents of the law in force in the province. The meeting was attended by IG Sindh, and representative of Law Department, Human Rights, Women’s Development, Finance, Social Welfare, Minority Affairs, Planning and Development Secretaries, IG Prisons, Home Department, Legal Aid Society, Aurat Foundation, Mr. Jeremy Milsom Country Representative, UNODC Pakistan, Ms. Jouhaida Hanano Criminal Justice and Reforms Advisor, UNODC Pakistan, Ms. Helen Barnes, Head of Rule of Law, British High Commission Islamabad, The Senior Rule of Law Specialist and Criminal Justice Coordinator, UNODC Sindh, The Programme Manager, Rule of Law UNDOC Sindh, All Members of Delivery Unit, Rule of Law Sindh and other delegates.
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