Inter-faith harmony key to national security

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Staff Reporter

Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Ejaz Alam Augustine has said inter-faith harmony is key to maintain national security, stability and peace.

He was addressing an Eid Milan organized by the Human Rights, Minorities Affairs Department and Churches of Pakistan at Presbyterian Nolakha Church on Monday.

The party was attended by Rev. Dr Majeed Abel, scholars of different schools of thought and religious leaders of different religions, political and social figures, civil society representatives and government officials.

Addressing the function, Ejaz Alam Augustine said that in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, work is underway on multitudinous projects to protect the rights of minorities in Punjab.

The government has taken a number of steps to bring the minority communities into the mainstream. The minister appreciated the leaders of different faiths for showing exemplary unity and solidarity.

On the occasion, other speakers also spoke and appreciated efforts of the government to promote interfaith harmony.

 

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