PM reaffirms commitment to upholding human rights

Repoter : News Room
Published: 10 December, 2016 1:10 pm
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reaffirmed the country’s unwavering commitment to upholding the human rights and fundamental freedoms of people around the world as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

“Bangladesh has always been at the global forefront in demonstrating its consistent engagement with human rights mechanisms and institutions and in living up to its national and international obligations to promote and protect human rights,” she said in a message on Friday on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, reports BSS.

The PM also said her government with relentless efforts for seven and a half years to uphold the human rights and fundamental freedoms of every citizen, being inspired by the constitution and the electoral commitments.

“We envisage building a society that is truly safe, secure and sustainable for our future generation. Our government safeguards the independence and the freedom of expression enjoyed by our media and civil society as an article of faith.

“We reaffirm our pledge on this Human Rights Day, December 10, to continue to support the just struggles for peace, justice, freedom, and human rights of people anywhere in the world,” she added. Desk