WALK ON UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY
In connection of the celebration of Universal Children’s Day on 20 November 2019, a walk was organized by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Child Protection & Welfare Commission with the support of Handicap International and Azad Foundation at Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar. Mr. Shaukat Yousafzai, Minister for Information was the chief guest. Mr. Kamran Khan Bangash Minister IT, Mr. Amjad Ali Khan Minister Mines & Minerals, Ms. Ayesha Bano MPA, Pir Fida MPA, Dr. Kazim Niaz, Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Muhammad Idrees Khan, Secretary Social Welfare, Mr. Imtiaz Ayub Secretary Information, Mr. Ijaz Muhammad Khan Deputy Chief KPCPWC, Mr. Naveed Hasan Khan CEO Azad Foundation Karachi, Dr. Murad Ali Afridi Director North AF, officials of Handicap International, large number of representatives of government departments, civil society organizations, INGOs, UN agencies and children of Zamun Kor Institute and Khushal Bagh School for Inclusive Education participated in the walk which was started from Chief Minister Secretariat and ended at Governor House. During the walk, show for kids and live music were also arranged through which importance of the rights of child and celebrations of the day were highlighted.
While briefing media personnel, Information Minister told about government initiative regarding children especially those on high risk. He also informed that committees regarding juvenile justice will be established in few days.