Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Pakistan Officials Agree On Creating National Commission For Minorities

The Nation today reports that after a year of deliberations, the government and the opposition party in Pakistan have agreed on the framework and composition of a National Commission for Minorities. The Commission will be comprised of ten members from different religions. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says that four of the commissioners will be Muslim, two Christians, two Hindus, one Parsi and one Sikh. Names of the ten have been agreed upon.