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Published : 18 May 2022

The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) is considering resource c...


The 105th meeting of the National Accounts Committ...

Published : 18 May 2022

The 105th meeting of the National Accounts Committee to review the ...


PD&SI Minister pays visit at Gawdar ...

Published : 17 May 2022

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Published : 12 May 2022

Following the launch of the National Gender Policy Framework for Pakis...


Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar meets Muhammad Amin Ansari the father of Zainab.

Dated : 16 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar meets Muhammad Amin Ansari the father of Zainab here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Zainab was a six years old girl abused and murder back in 2018 in Qasoor. Muhammad Amin Ansari presented the book to the Minister which is written on her daughter named Gham-e-Zainab and stated that the way Federal Minister Asad Umar worked on ZARA Bill was commendable.

The meeting discussed Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery (ZARA) Bill passed by the National Assembly, and its operationalization and issues related to reporting cases of missing children and their recovery. Federal Minister Asad Umar assured Zainab's father Amin Ansari that the bill would be followed up at the federal and provincial levels for implementation as soon as possible. Asad Umar added that there is a need to create a comprehensive authority on ZARA Bill to prevent such incidents in the society.