ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Solangi on Monday affirmed that all minorities, including the Christian community in Pakistan, enjoy complete freedom of religion.
In his message of Christmas greetings to the Christian community, the minister said the Constitution of Pakistan safeguards the rights of minorities.
“Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah made it clear in his address to the Constituent Assembly on August 11, 1947 that the rights of minorities will be fully protected in the state of Pakistan,” Murtaza Solangi further said.
The minister said the Christian community had played a significant role in the development and prosperity of Pakistan.
All Pakistanis were united for the development and prosperity of the country, Murtaza Solangi stated.
He said, he equally shared the joy of the Christian community on the occasion of Christmas. —APP