Lahore: Provincial Minister for Minorities Affairs and Human Rights, Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that there are close friendly relations between Pakistan and Holland which are strengthening with the passage of time.
He was talking to Dutch Ambassador to Pakistan, Marcel de Vink at his residence, here today. The Minister informed the Ambassador about the steps taken by Punjab government for the protection of human rights and welfare of minorities.
He also apprised the Dutch Ambassador of allocation of five percent job quota for minorities, remission for prisoners of minorities on Easter and Christmas and other matters.
Marcel de Vink appreciated the measures taken by Punjab government for the protection of human rights and welfare of minorities and stressed the need for promotion of relations and cooperation between Pakistan and Holland in different sectors.