July 19: President
Gen Pervez Musharraf on Friday promulgated an ordinance
to establish National
Commission for Human Development to implement various
programmes and projects in the social sector in collaboration
objective of the commission is to promote human development
with the help and assistance of NGOs and elected officials
at grassroots level.
this commission, the government also intends to streamline
its programmes and activities in the sectors of primary
education, literacy, income generating activities and basic
health care service.
shall be the patron-in-chief of the commission and it will
also include a chairman to be appointed by the president
and five members, including a representative of ministry
of finance to be appointed by the president on the recommendation
of the chairman.
the provinces will also be given due representation in
the commission and gender equality will be ensured among
main office of the commission will be at Islamabad while
sub-office can be set up in the provinces.