Pakistani Christian Community Plays Vital Role In Socio-economic Development: Fahmida
Umer Jamshaid 3 days ago Sat 08th December 2018 | 12:57 AM
ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Dec, 2018 ) :Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) Dr Fahmida Mirza Friday said the Christian community of Pakistan had always played a vital role towards the progress and prosperity of the country.
She said no society could progress without interfaith harmony and cooperation, adding that faith was close to everyone heart and we must look for commonality rather than differences.
She recalled that Christian community had also played a significant role in the Pakistan movement. She further said that All India Christian Association extended their support to Quaid-e-Azam and his vision of a separate nation. She said that the founder of Pakistan had also envisioned a state where minorities' rights would be protected and all citizens would practice their religion in harmony.
The minister said the Prime Minister Imran Khan had once again set a vision of one and united Pakistan. Fahmida said the steps were being taken by the government shows his commitment and iterate the message of peace and cooperation.
She further said it was indeed a great step forward in bridging the gap and building relations on the eastern border.
She expressed the hope that the message of goodwill be reciprocated from across the border. Fahmida mirza said that the Christian brothers and sisters would continue to serve their motherland with the same vigor, dedication and devotion.