Islamabad (Web Desk): World Children's Day was observed on Saturday with the renewed pledge to improve children's welfare and promote international togetherness for this cause.
This year, the day was observed under the theme: 'A Better Future for Every Child'.
On this occasion, President Dr Arif Alvi and the Prime Minister Imran Khan have reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to safeguard children.
In his message, the President Alvi said that the government remains committed for protection of every child from poverty, violence, and abuse.
In his message, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the government is determined to ensure that every child's rights, including development, education, healthcare, participation, dignity and security, are upheld.
He said in order to ensure protection of children's rights, incumbent government established "National Commission of the Rights of Child" and the "Zainab Alert Response and Recovery Agency".
“Child Protection Institutes are being established and various laws are being enacted to eliminate child labour,” the premier said.