An elderly women kisses the shoulder of Imran Khan. File
Gulf Today Report
In a landmark decision regarding women prisoners, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday directed the immediate implementation of the Supreme Court’s Order 299/2020 for the release of Under Trial Women Prisoners and Convicted Women Prisoners who fulfill the criteria of the Order.
In a Twitter on Wednesday, the prime minister said that after a meeting with the Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari, the Attorney General of Pakistan Khalid Jawed Khan, and eminent lawyer Barrister Ali Zafar, he has asked for immediate implementation of the order.
The prime minister said that he has also asked for immediate reports on foreign women prisoners & women on death row for humanitarian consideration.
Out of a total of 73,242 prisoners incarcerated in various jails across Pakistan, 1,121 are female which makes 1.5 per cent of the prison population, according to the official data received by the committee formed by Imran Khan to study and investigate the plight of women in Pakistan’s prisons.
The Head of the Committee Shireen Mazari submitted the Report on “Plight of Women in Pakistan’s Prisons” to the prime minister on May 29.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan shared a video of an elderly woman praising him for his relentless efforts in dealing with the affairs of the country.
Naeem ul Haque, special assistant to the Pakistan Prime Minister, on Saturday posted a picture of the Master Blaster and captioned it: "PM Imran Khan 1969".
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the IMF for a $6 billion bailout.
Officers had been looking for the man since Wednesday, when an acquaintance alerted them to a video he posted on social media of himself leaving the fish at the house and then dancing around the property, Astoria Police Chief Stacy Kelly said.
The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity awarded the Community of Sant’Egidio organisation and Kenyan peace builder Shamsa Abubakar Fadhil as co-honorees of the 2023 award.
The Guinness Book of Records awarded recorded the dog, Bobi, who was born in a small village in central Portugal, the oldest dog in the world, as he reached the age of 30 years and 269 days on Saturday.
Nawal Al-Nuaimi said: “The meeting in itself is a pride, it came to multiply the joy that overwhelmed me by representing my country, the Emirates, in the most important international economic forum, by presenting part of my passion with an Emirati flavour and introducing the world to it, and what made me distraught with the intensity of joy and my tears almost flowed.”