Christmas celebrated across Pakistan and around the world

Christmas celebrated across Pakistan and around the world

Lahore (Staff Report/Agencies): The Christian community living in Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated Christmas with zeal and fervour.

Like other parts of the world, the Christian community in Pakistan also celebrates its religious festival with traditional enthusiasm.

Special services were held in churches across the country and prayers offered for peace, progress and prosperity of the country.

Residential colonies were decorated with twinkling lights and stars, and baubles such as bells, pine cones, apples, candies, tinsel and balloons bedecking trees, streets, houses and churches.

President Dr. Arif Alvi has extended warmest greetings to Christian community on the joyous occasion of Christmas.

While, felicitating the Christian community, Prime Minister Imran Khan wished a happy and peaceful Christmas to all Christian citizens.

He had also directed to end all scheduled load management across the country on the eve of Christmas to enable Christian community celebrate its religious festival in comfort.

According to Ministry of Energy, all distribution companies have been directed to depute special emergency teams to rectify any fault on fast track basis on the occasion.