ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad said government was striving hard to establish an Islamic Welfare Society aiming to help the poor sans any discrimination.
To conclude the discussion on annual Report on the Observance and Implementation of the Principles of Policy in relation to the affairs of the Federation for the year 2011-12, he said the government was providing special incentives to marginalised-sections of society to bring them at par.
He said special quotas for women and disabled has been fixed in government jobs. Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal and Benazir Income Support Programme are providing financial assistance to the poor.
He said provinces have been granted autonomy under the 18th constitutional amendment and the federating units were empowered to take their own decisions.
Earlier, resuming discussion on the Annual Report on the Observance and Implementation of the Principles of Policy in relation to the affairs of the Federation for the year 2011-12, the Senators such reports should be submitted to the House for discussion within three months of the expiry of financial year.
Presenting report on non registration of destitute children, Minister of State for Education, Professional Training Baligh- ur- Rehman said a mechanism has been devised to issue child registration certificates to destitute children.