Pakistan vows to build cordial Pak-US partnership: PM

Government aimed at ensuring justice through people friendly legislation: PM

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Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is looking forward to work with US President Joe Biden in building a stronger Pak-US partnership through trade and economic engagement, countering climate change. In tweet, he congratulated the Joe Biden on his inauguration. The Prime Minister said that he is also looking forward to working new US President in improving public health, combating corruption and promoting peace in the region and beyond.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has formally launched issuance of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates.

Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday afternoon, he said reforms should be aimed at facilitating common people instead of serving the elite class and online availability of succession certificate will ease common man’s life.

The Prime Minister also emphasized on reforming the civil procedure court, criminal justice system and ensuring women’s inheritance rights.

It may be added that the Law Ministry has devised a mechanism to establish Succession Facilitation Units in collaboration with the National Database and Registration Authority for issuance of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates within 15 days.

Earlier it normally took two to seven years after initiation of application by the legal heirs of the deceased.

People friendly law reforms are being considered crucial by the present government aimed at ensuring justice through people friendly legislation. Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for continued cooperation of religious scholars to thwart the nefarious conspiracies of creating division and discord in the Muslim Ummah.He was talking to a delegation of religious scholars in Islamabad today (Thursday).The Prime Minister said the religious scholars have a pivotal role  to transform Pakistan into a genuine Islamic welfare state. Commending the role played by the Ulema to cope with the issues of sectarianism and extremism, the Prime Minister said the process of consultations with the religious scholars will continue in order to take their guidance to address the challenges faced by the country.The religious scholars were appreciative of the Prime Minister for truly representing the feelings of Pakistani nation and the entire Muslim Ummah at the forum of the UN by taking a firm stance on the sanctity of Hazrat Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihe Wa Sallam Khatim un Nabiyeen and the issue of  Islamophobia.They hailed the Prime Minister’s categorical and unequivocal stance regarding Israel. Alluding to the vision of Prime Minister for transforming Pakistan as per the principles of State of Madina, the religious scholars said they stand shoulder to shoulder with him on the matter and assured full cooperation to turn Pakistan into an Islamic welfare state.  They also appreciated the government’s efforts to bring improvements in the seminaries including through lacing their curriculum as per the modern day requirements. Commending the government’s steps for the protection of minorities, the religious scholars said at present the minorities in Pakistan consider themselves safe but the minorities in India are not secure.The religious scholars said the Islamic world sees Prime Minister Imran Khan as a genuine leader of the Muslim Ummah for effectively raising the issues of Islamophobia and Kashmir dispute at the world level.

 

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