Christian community celebrates Easter today


ISLAMABAD: Like rest of the world, Christian community in Pakistan is also celebrating Easter on Sunday.

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a tweet has wished all Christian citizens a happy Easter.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri have extended warm felicitations to the Christian Members of the Parliament and the Christian community on the auspicious occasion of Easter.

In their felicitation message, the Speaker said that Jesus Christ (A.S.) was ordained by Almighty Allah to preach love, peace, tolerance and brotherhood. 

He reiterated that the rights and privileges enjoyed by all minorities in Pakistan will be fully safeguarded by the government according to the Constitution and guiding principles of Quaid-e-Azam.

In his message, Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, said that Islam gives equal rights to the minorities and our Constitution grants minorities equal participation in all walks of life.

He urged the Christian community to serve all their energies in progress and prosperity of the country.