ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan in their separate messages in connection with the Labour Day, being observed on Wednesday (today), reiterated the government is committed to effectively protect the rights of workers to help them meet emerging challenges of globalization.
President in his message said the government will do its utmost to revolutionize and improve the socio-economic conditions of workers.
He said that this day is not only a reminder of the struggle of workers but also an acknowledgement of their importance for national growth and progress.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan while lauding the sacrifices of labours of Chicago, said the labour day also affords us an opportunity to recognize the valuable contribution being made by the workers.
In his message, the premier said dividends of inclusive economic growth cannot be realized if the workers are deprived of their due rights and opportunities. The Prime Minister said workers are our partners in growth and development.
The Prime Minister said government is endeavoring to strengthen the labour market and have a plan to create 10 million jobs over five years in key sectors like housing, SMEs, health, education, green economy and tourism.
Imran Khan in his message felicitating the workers invited to become partner of the government in realizing Naya Pakistan.