Chapter 2: Principles of Policy
|Principles of Policy
|Responsibility with respect to Principles of Policy.
|Islamic way of life.
|Promotion of local Government institutions.
The State shall encourage local Government institutions composed of elected representatives of the areas concerned and in such institutions special representation will be given to peasants, workers and women.
|Parochial and other similar prejudices to be discouraged.
The State shall discourage parochial, racial, tribal, sectarian and provincial prejudices among the citizens.
|Full participation of women in national life.
Steps shall be taken to ensure full participation of women in all spheres of national life.
|Protection of family, etc.
The State shall protect the marriage, the family, the mother and the child.
|Protection of minorities.
The State shall safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of minorities, including their due representation in the Federal and Provincial services.
|Promotion of social justice and eradication of social evils.
The State shall:
|Promotion of social and economic well-being of the people.
The State shall :
|Participation of people in Armed Forces.
The State shall enable people from all parts of Pakistan to participate in the Armed Forces of Pakistan.
|Strengthening bonds with Muslim world and promoting international peace.
The State shall endeavour to preserve and strengthen fraternal relations among Muslim countries based on Islamic unity, support the common interests of the peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America, promote international peace and security, foster goodwill and friendly relations among all nations and encourage the settlement of international disputes by peaceful means.
38 Substituted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Sect. 11 (with effect from April 19, 2010) for "National Assembly".
39 Inserted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Sect. 11 (with effect from April 19, 2010).
40 Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Sch. item 5 (with effect from March 2, 1985).
41 The following was omitted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Sect. 12(i) (with effect from April 19, 2010) : "and".
42 Substituted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Sect. 12(ii) (with effect from April 19, 2010) for ".".