National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has said that corporal punishment is an unacceptable act in the mental development of children.
According to details, the Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser said in a message on the social networking website Twitter that it is our common responsibility to provide a safe environment in the process of education.
National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser added that a bill banning corporal punishment of children had been passed in the National Assembly, which would play a key role in preventing such a move.
Earlier, a bill was passed in the National Assembly to clarify the prohibition of corporal punishment of children in Islamabad.
Asad Qaiser, Speaker of the National Assembly, said that legislation for the prevention of physical abuse of children is of historic importance.
The Speaker of the National Assembly had said that legislation to punish corporal punishment on children in schools was inevitable, adding that corporal punishment was also affecting the mental and physical development of children as well as educational activities.
Asad Qaiser also said that the efforts of renowned singer and social activist and head of Zindagi Trust Shehzad Rai to curb physical violence against children were commendable.
National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser added that the role of Human Rights Minister Shirin Mehransa Mazari and National Assembly member Mehnaz Akbar Aziz is considered key in the legislative process to curb violence.