QUETTA: The Human Rights Commission Balochistan Chapter in its meeting held here underlined the need for legislation for ensuring rights of the minorities in the country.
The consultation meeting of HRCP, which presided over by Tahir Habib Advocate, Chairman of the HRCP, Balochistan Chapter, discussed various issues pertaining to the legitimate rights of minorities and expressed concern over delay in legislation in this regard.
The minority members in the Balochistan Assembly, William Barkat and Ms. Anita Irfan specially attended the meeting. They informed that Balochistan Assembly did enough legislation and further steps are under way for more legislation protecting the rights of minorities in the province.
They further informed the meeting that soon a bill will be moved in the Balochistan Assembly for legislation against the early marriages.
The meeting observed that there was need to introduce amendments in the existing laws regarding rights of minorities. “Implement on the demands of memories is only possible through amendment in the existing laws pertaining to the minorities living in the country,” Tahir Habib Advocate told the consultative meeting of HRCP, Balochistan Chapter.
The members of the HRCP, who attended the meeting, also discussed other issues regarding human rights.