Resolution in Punjab Assembly for including minority heroes in school curriculum

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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Resolution urges govt to "encourage Pakistan's minority community by including minority heroes" in the curriculum. — Reuters/File
Resolution urges govt to "encourage Pakistan's minority community by including minority heroes" in the curriculum. — Reuters/File

LAHORE: PML-N MPA Hina Pervaiz Butt has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly demanding inclusion of minority heroes in the curriculum.

“According to the Constitution of Pakistan, all citizens have equal rights. In Pakistan even today the people of the minority community are performing the most important services in various fields. Pakistan has made history all over the world by giving this right to the Sikh community. Therefore, this House demands that the hero of minorities be included in the curriculum. Encourage Pakistan’s minority community by including minority heroes in the curriculum,” the resolution said.

RAIN: Punjab PML-N information secretary Azma Bokhari said here on Monday Chief Minister Usman Buzdar remained in his office while many areas of Lahore were inundated by Monday’s rain.

“The sinking of the first project of the Buzdar administration – Firdous Market underpass – was completely exposed by Monday’s rain. Buzdar and his team remained in offices while the Lahorities suffered because of rainwater that inundated their areas. Now those seeking resignation from Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah on rainwater issue should also ask Punjab CM Buzdar to step down on this matter,” she said in a statement.

She said the 50-member cabinet of Punjab was in fact a crowd of incompetent and inept people making the lives of the people of Punjab miserable. “Not a single meeting before monsoon was chaired by Buzdar showing his seriousness to address the problems faced by it,” she said and added Mr Bbuzdar had no control over any department as he was a remote-controlled chief executive of the province.

PML-Q: Honorary Consul General of Belarus Waleed Mushtaq called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi at his residence here on Monday.

They exchanged bilateral political situations and matters of mutual interest. Mr Elahi said cooperation with Belarus in trade, education, health and agriculture sectors would have a positive impact on the economies of both the countries.

He said the pandemic of Corona had adversely affected the economic situation internationally, thanks to Almighty Allah circumstances were improving in Pakistan but still the people would have to follow SOPs.

Published in Dawn, August 11th, 2020