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Sindh Lawmakers discusses minorities’ rights bill

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ISLAMABAD, 9 October, 2020, (TON):  Several members of the Parliamentary Committee to Protect Minorities from Forced Conversions as well as representatives of minority communities of Sindh from Ghotki, Sukkur and Hyderabad met at the Sindh Secretariat to discuss the Sindh Minorities Rights Commission Bill.

The main demand of minorities included implementation of five per cent quota reserved for minorities in government jobs, inclusion of religious books of minorities in curriculum, provision of security to sensitive minorities’ religious places, registration of minorities’ religious places and their maintenance and improvement of the social and economic conditions of minorities.

It was clarified that the Sindh government was completely dedicated to ensuring the essential privileges of minorities as given in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan under Article-25,

The Sindh Minorities Rights Commission Bill and the Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill are right now under cycle in the law division for enactment,

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