Children education essential for country’s progress: Minister

LAHORE:Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Aijaz Alam Augustine Monday said that training, education and proper care of children was essential for progress and prosperity of the country.

In a message, in connection with International Day of Children, he said that provision of maximum opportunities of education to children was essential for bright future of the country.

He said that it was collective responsibility of the society to play its role for elimination of child labour. He said that the provincial government had done effective legislation for curbing child labour.