SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ch. Ehsan Iqbal has said that the Christians have also been playing their pivotal role shoulder to shoulder with the Muslim for national prosperity and solidarity.
He stated this while addressing the participants of a ceremony held at TMA Hall Narowal here on Sunday., after distributing the X-mass grant cheques amongst as many as 70 deserving Christians.
Local MPAs Khawaja Waseem Butt, Rana Manan Khan, Assistant Commissioner Narowal Mian Behzad Adil and local notables were also present on this occasion. Each Christian got Rs.3500 financial grant there.
The minister added that every religion of the world gives the lessons of love, peace, affection, inter-faith harmony, unity, and respect of the humanity.
He said that the minorities have been enjoying complete religious freedom in the country and the present government was making all out sincere efforts for protecting all the rights of the minorities.
He said the PML-N government was striving for safeguarding the rights of the minorities, besides, ensuring the protection of their lives and properties.