Islamabad: Christian community in Pakistan are celebrating their annual religious festival of Easter today like everywhere in the world,
Special services will be hosted at different places across the country where the believers will attend prayers for salvation and for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
Police have made special security arrangements across the country to provide security cover to minority communities on their special prayers.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has extended best wishes and greetings to Christian community on the occasion of Easter.
In his message on Sunday, he said great deal of love and devotion to Hazrat Isa AS is common between Christians and Muslims.
The Prime Minister said Christian community has played a historic role at every stage from the creation to development of Pakistan.
He said Christian community in Pakistan has rendered extraordinary services in all fields including education, health and defense.
Multipurpose Diamir Basha dam is critical for Pakistan’s water security & clean energy needs. I’m very hopeful that this project can be completed by 2026-27 instead of initial deadline of 2029. Nothing is impossible to attain if we put our hearts & soul into rebuilding Pakistan— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) April 17, 2022
Shehbaz Sharif said all non-Muslim Pakistanis, including the Christian community, are our proud asset and strength.
He said we are committed to ensure development, welfare and provision of constitutional rights to our non-Muslim Pakistanis.
Wishing all our Christian citizens a happy Easter.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) April 17, 2022
He appealed for special prayers for the development of Pakistan, promotion of peace and love in the world, and elimination of conflicts and hatred.