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Women Bill to be presented in next National Assembly session: Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Monday that the government was in contact with all the stakeholders on the issue of the Protection of Women Rights Bill and it would be presented before the National Assembly in its next session. “We are in contact with all the stakeholders and the Bill is being given final shape”, the Prime Minister said while talking to newsmen here at an Iftar dinner given by an English daily, for the Ambassadors of Muslim countries.

The Iftar dinner was attended among others by Chairman Senate, Muhammedmian Soomro, Governor NWFP, Ali Muhammad Jan Orakzai, Federal Ministers including Information Minister, Muhammad Ali Durrani, diplomats from Muslim countries, senior officials and people from cross section of the society. To a question about Indian allegations on Mumbai train blasts, the Prime Minister said, India has not so far provided any evidence to substantiate its allegations. He said the constructive dialogue (between Pakistan and India) was important for a sustainable peace and harmony in the region. Shaukat further emphasised for a just and amicable solution of the lingering Kashmir dispute according to the true aspirations of Kashmiris. Replying to a question about President’s book, the Prime Minister said, the book is a historic document, which will help project the true image of Pakistan across the world, besides highlighting the country’s role in the global war on terror.
Source: Business Recorder
Date:3/10/2006