UK envoy calls on Mian Manzoor Wattoo


Acting British Deputy High Commissioner Ms Susan Hyland called on the Pakistan Peoples Party Punjab President and Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo at his residence on Saturday morning.

Wattoo told the UK envoy the PPP government had taken steps to facilitate people even though it had to face difficulties, adding the government worked for the betterment of lower middle class and the Benazir Income Support Programme played a vital role in it.

He said the government had ensured women empowerment by introducing several laws like the sexual harassment bill.

They also exchanged views on democracy,matters of common interest and upcoming elections.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013

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