Islamabad (Web Desk): President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have felicitated the Christian community around the world on the auspicious occasion of Christmas.
In their separate messages on the occasion, have assured the community that the government of Pakistan will continue to safeguard the rights and privileges of all minorities living in the country.
The president’s official Twitter account also extended his “heartiest felicitations”, adding that the Muslims “deeply respect Jesus Christ as one of the great messengers of Allah Almighty”.
Message from President Dr. Arif Alvi on the occasion of Christmas, 2021
On this auspicious occasion of Christmas, I extend my heartiest felicitations and wish Merry Christmas to our Christian brethren in Pakistan and all over the world.#Christmas#Christmas2021 pic.twitter.com/mt6XBMhqP4— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) December 25, 2021
In a tweet, PM Khan also wished “all our Christian citizens a very Happy Christmas”.
Wishing all our Christian citizens a very Happy Christmas.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 25, 2021
The Christian community of Pakistan is celebrating Christmas across the country today (Saturday).
Special services were held in churches and prayers were offered for peace, progress and the prosperity of Pakistan.