Program was organized by the students of MPhil under the supervision of Dr. Ghazala Shoukat on “Legal status of Senior Citizens in Pakistan”.
Sardar Shah, lecturer of institute of law, University of Sindh, was the speaker of occasion. “Senior citizens are neglected members of society” Said the speaker. “There are facing many abuses faced by the senior citizens are financial, physical and emotional. Government of Pakistan and government of Sindh have passed new acts regarding protection of senior citizens. According to Sindh senior welfare citizen act 2014, Government is bound to establish council also will form senior citizen fund” He added.
Sindh government is going to introduce Azadi cards for senior citizens from whom they will be able to get benefits in fare of transportation or in charges of any social and health sector. More than hundred students participated in lecture program; the session was also followed by Question Answers session.