Published On: Thu, Dec 26th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Jesus Christ was symbol of peace, brotherhood for entire humanity: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Jesus Christ was sent to world as symbol of peace, brotherhood and respect for the entire humanity. “He not only healed the ailing humanity but preached the divine values of tolerance, love and compassion,” the PM said.

Nawaz congratulated not only Christians of Pakistan as well as throughout the world on the auspicious occasion of Christmas.

“Jesus Christ descent to this world is a source of peace for the entire humanity,” he added. The PM said that minorities enjoy full citizenship rights under constitution of Pakistan including provision of safety and security of life, property and honour of every citizen as it is a fundamental duty of state irrespective of caste, creed or religious belief.

“Quaid-e-Azam had also assured equal rights to all the citizens and we are committed to carry out his words,” he added.

He reiterated on the occasion that the government will continue to uphold rights of all minorities and will ensure the protection of their life, property and treat them as equal citizens of the state.
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