Senior citizens rights should be protected at all levels. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar. Karachi : 13 ; December. Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar has said that in all societies senior citizens are given due respect and rights and our religion Islam has bestowed much rights to elderly and differently abled people, and being a Muslim and member of civilized society we should pay due respect and give rights to senior citizens and differently abled people. This he said as a chief guest here in a seminar, arranged by Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO) with collaboration of HelpAge International and National Disability & Development Forum, on Policy Dialogue for the Immediate Implementation of Sindh Senior Citizens Welfare Act 2014 & Rules of Business on Sindh Disability Act 2018, to raise the demand of implementation of the Act in its real spirit, here at a local hotel on Friday. On this occasion Former Additional Chief Secretary Ishaq Lashari, MPA Marvi Rashidi, Additional Secretary Social Welfare Abu Bakr Madni, Director DEPD Ghulam Nabi Nizamani, Abid Lashari President NDF Nawabshah and others were also present. He added, ‘ No doubt, there are certain laws to protect the rights of senior citizens/differently abled people, but there is also a need to implement them in letter and spirit’. Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar said that Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Sindh had continuously been working for the welfare of the differently abled people, the relevant department should take Initiatives to protect the rights of senior citizens as well. He was sure that if all stakeholders, working for the cause, worked together, then they could better results.
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