‘National action plan’ on business and human rights discussed – Newspaper

KARACHI: The ministry of human rights, government of Pakistan, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, conducted a two-day consultation workshop focused on ‘Developing a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in Pakistan’ at a local hotel.

Representatives from relevant government departments, business enterprises and civil society organisations as well as labour unions attended the event, according to a statement issued here.

The process of development of a national action plan on business and human rights was shared with the participants.

A panel discussion comprising PILER joint director Zulfiqar Shah, Institute of Business Administration lecturer Abira Ashfaq, and former director of labour department of Sindh Gulfam Nabi Memon was held.

The workshop provided a platform to stakeholders to share their recommendations and identify priority areas to be incorporated into the national action plan.

The ministry in the statement issued here stated that it was interested in seeking

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