SDGs achievable by adopting effective measures: Razak

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood has said the safety and health of industry workers would ensure sustainable development, thus increasing the country’s exports.
He was addressing during a signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of ‘’Dresden Declaration’’ organized by German organization Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to uplift the plight of workers in Pakistan.
Majyd Aziz President Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) while speaking said that it is high time to enforce such declaration and guidelines so that our human capital may be transformed into export commodity and country’s economy boost as well.
He said that Industry in Pakistan, the Representatives of the labour and Human Resources Department, Representative of Academaia, GIZ Pakistan resolve to join hands and take far-reaching action to establish a culture of prevention on Occupational Health and Safety for the economic, social and cultural benefit of workers, enterprises and society at large.
The Chief, Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP) Capital Office M Akram Farid has said that technical training institutes and industry are working together to increase the efficiency of the workers and laborers.
M Akram Farid also signed a Memorandum of Understanding along other signatories on ‘’Dresden Declare’’ and said that this is a very important document and policies will be formulated in light of this noble document.
He maintained that every sector of Pakistan, will witness a change in the lives of the workers who are backbone of the economy.