‘Sindh may launch separate income support card for minorities’

Sindh Minister for Minorities Affairs Giyanoo Mal alias Gianchand Essrani stated on Tuesday the provincial govt was once taking into consideration issuing a devoted Benazir Source of revenue Enhance Minorities Card to offer monetary strengthen to deserving folks from minority communities.

Talking at a seminar titled ‘Selling Interfaith Solidarity in Sindh’, collectively organised by way of the Division of Minorities Affairs, Govt of Sindh, and The Wisdom Discussion board at a resort, he stated the provincial govt was once already offering monetary strengthen and scholarship to scholars from minorities.

Representatives from non secular minorities suggested the provincial govt to get handed the pressured conversion invoice from the Sindh Meeting, pronouncing that circumstances have been expanding within the internal of Sindh.

They deplored that the former invoice on pressured conversions was once despatched again by way of the previous governor to the Sindh Meeting. Since then, they stated, the invoice had now not but been offered in the home once more. Essrani stated the PPP management was once giving a most sensible precedence to the answer of the minorities’ issues. He held out the reassurance that the invoice could be taken up and the PPP govt would provide it quickly.

In his presentation, Pirphulal Satiyani stated that consistent with 2017 Census best 4 in keeping with cent inhabitants of Pakistan belongs to different non secular communities, together with Hindus, Christians, Parsis, Buddhists, Ba’hais and Sikhs. He stated the minorities have been going through discrimination in each and every facet of existence, together with bonded labour, financial exploitation, discrimination in jobs, deficient implementation of a 50 in keeping with cent process quota and assaults on non secular puts.

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