President signs Zainab Alert Bill

By: INP      Published: 11:13 PM, 19 Mar, 2020
President signs Zainab Alert Bill

The law devised for the response and recovery of missing children goes into effect as President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday signed Zainab Alert Bill.

President Dr Arif Alvi promulgated Zainab Alert Bill that will pave way for the establishment of a free helpline for rapid response and recovery of missing children. The president said the legislation was very effective to curb cases of child abduction by the formulation of a framework of police and administration to recover missing children at earliest.

He added that the law will assist further improvement for tracing out culprits through the usage of modern techniques.