Women role in national development of paramount importance: Maulana Attaullah

ASTORE: Former member Legislative Assembly and President Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI) Gilgit Baltistan Maulana Attaullah Shahab Thursday said the role of women in the development of the nation was of paramount importance and his party will continue struggle for safeguarding their rights in the province.

Talking to newsmen here, he said Islam has stressed great emphasis on giving women their due rights and provision of all rights to them was top priority of his party.

Maulana Atta said the government has given a quota to women in jobs in all the departments of Gilgit Baltistan that was highly praised worthy.

He appreciated active role of women in development of Pakistan. He said women should be given full chances to perform duties in any department, however, all these duties should be under Islamic laws and regulations.