Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday said that the welfare of the minorities is an important agenda of the PTI government and all-out measures will be taken for their welfare.
“The Christian community has played a commendable role in the development process of the country while enjoying equal rights as enshrined in the Constitution.”
These views were expressed by the Special Assistant to CM during her visit to Catholic Church Regal Chowk here on Wednesday.
Dr Firdous said the PTI government is ensuring that the rights of the minority community are fully protected.
She pointed out that a two percent quota has been reserved in higher education department for the first time and millions of rupees are being allocated for the provision of stipend to minority community students. Yuhanabad is being made a model city, she said.
The Special Assistant said the PTI is a harbinger of the rights of the minorities and is working to promote inter-faith harmony, brotherhood and unity in the country.
On the other side, the economic policies of PM Imran Khan have bewildered the opposition and it is unnerved because of its dark political future.
The opposition parties will face defeat in AJK elections and this is the reason that oppositon has started crying foul to hide its unpopularity among the voters.
Dr Firdous advised Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to look into his own peep before leveling allegations on the establishment.
The PM has become a stumbling block in the corruption of opposition and the corrupt are affraid due to their defeat in next general elections, concluded the SACM.
Meanwhile, Punjab Minister for Culture Khayal Ahmed Kastro inaugurated an exhibition of paintings by talented artist Amna Waqas in Gulberg Lahore.
The artist Amna Waqas said that the exhibition highlights the social norms set for women, which asks them to migrate for the sake of relationships.
using elements from nature, the visual imagery of my works symbolizes the obstacles and struggles she faces during the course of the journey.
Minister Culture Khayal Ahmad Kastro said that I appreciate all the efforts being done to promote art in any form and by anyone.
Our bright and diligent children are working and making us proud worldwide. Pakistan will flourish when educated people like her will come and work in their field.
My department is trying to pave ways to promote art and culture in every domain. He added, it is welcoming that we are resuming activities after Covid-19.