NHRAP To Act As Guide In Developing Policies - Azalina

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- The National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP) will act as a guide for the government to develop government policies that could bring positive impact on the general public, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

She said the plan would ensure that human rights issues were handled well.

Azalina in a statement today said the NHRAP report was finalised in a committee meeting held yesterday and would be tabled to the Cabinet soon.

"The development of the NHRAP was a commitment made by the government during the second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process in Geneva in 2013," she said.

Azalina said the action plan had been through extensive engagement sessions involving all stakeholders, especially the agencies to lead its implementation including non-governmental organisations (NGOs), corporate social organisations (CSOs) and the general public.....
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