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President Alvi assures minorities for freedom of worship

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

24th Dec, 2019. 12:32 am
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President Dr Arif Alvi said, all religious minorities enjoy complete freedom in Pakistan.

Addressing a special ceremony in connection with Christmas celebrations in Islamabad on Monday, President of Pakistan said, all Muslims fully believe in all the prophets of Allah, including the Holy Christ.

According to the details, the President said that all the religious minorities had played their pivotal role in creation of Pakistan and they are free to go to their temples, mosques, churches, and other places of worship as stated by the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said, Islam does not permit forced conversion and the state of Pakistan also pursues zero tolerance policy in this regard.

He said Pakistan sent a message of peace by opening up Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh community of India.

OIC expresses concern over issues faced by Muslims in India

On the other hhand, organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has shown concern over the critical problems happening in India.

According to details, OIC has expressed deep concern over the ongoing situation in India happening after Babri Masjid case and acceptance of the Citizenship amendment bill.

OIC had issued a statement in which the General Secretariat has stated that OIC is aware of the crisis that occurred to the Muslim minority population in India after the Babri Masjid case and Citizenship bill.

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