President inquires after Prof Naqvi’s health
President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday said it was necessary to provide protection to women at workplaces for their empowerment and instiling confidence in them. He was talking to Provincial Ombudsman for Protection of Women, Sindh, Pir Ali Shah, here at the State Guest House.
The President said for spurring the process of national development it was necessary that more and more women should be the part of national work force. This, he added, would only be possible when the women would be given protection at their workplaces.
The women protection law should be implemented while taking care that there was no injustice done to anyone, he added. Meanwhile, a delegation of the Jinnah Women University also called on the President.
Mamnoon Hussain on the occasion said for a headway in the realms of education it was essential that there should be adequate liaison and contact with eminent academic institutions of the world. He called upon the youngsters to prepare themselves for taking advantage of the opportunities that would be available in the shape of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as well as that of Gwadar Port.
The President said reduction in the level of corruption augured well for the country. The delegation included Chancellor of the University Wajihuddin, Vice-Chancellor Dr Farooqui and Dean Social Science Prof Inam Bari.
Meanwhile President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday visited the residence of Professor Jamal Naqvi and inquired after his health.
The President, on the occasion, said people like Professor Naqvi were the valuable assets of society as they had rendered unprecedented sacrifices for the country’s progress and promotion of democratic norms. Those people should always be respected who had dreamt of betterment in a society and deserved encouragement for their great cause, he added.
On the occasion, Zahida Hina, a noted Urdu columnist and essayist, Nadeem Akhtar, a renowned thinker, Nasirud din Mahmood leader of Pakistan Muslim League-N, Ansar ud Din, Afshan Subohi, Nasir Arain and Samina Geeti were also present, said a press release.