UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meets Hina Khar
app03-05islamabad.jpgISLAMABAD, June 5 (APP): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms Navanethem Pillay held at a meeting with Foreign Minister Ms Hina Rabbani Khar here on Tuesday.The Foreign Minister briefed the High Commissioner on the commitment of the democratic government to the promotion and protection of human rights of all citizens. She said that since the restoration of democracy in 2008, the government had been endeavouring to create an inclusive and rights-based society. “An elected parliament, an independent judiciary, a free media and a vibrant civil society provide safeguards for protection of rights of all segments of society,” she added.The Foreign Minister also briefed the High Commissioner on the recent legislation passed for the protection of women rights and on the establishment of the National Commission for Human Rights.