World Children’s Day being observed today


Islamabad, Nov 20 (TNS): World Children’s Day is being observed on Wednesday (November 20, 2019) to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his message on the day said around the world, children are showing us their strength and leadership advocating for a more sustainable world for all. Let’s build on advances and re-commit to putting children first. For every child, every right.

In his message World Children’s Day, President Dr Arif Alvi said government is taking effective steps to ensure provision of equal rights to children.

He said children are the future of our nation and their training and protection will be ensured at all costs.