Sikh community hosts Iftar dinner for Muslims

Sikh community hosts Iftar dinner for Muslims

SIALKOT:The local Sikh community on Tuesday hosted an Iftar Dinner for Muslims at the historical and ancient Gurudawara Baabey Di Beri in Sialkot.

Speaking on the occasion, Caretaker of the Gurudawara Sardar Jaskaran Singh said that the aim of holding the event was to promote inter-faith harmony.

He said that minorities in Pakistan were enjoying a complete religious freedom and the government was making sincere efforts to ensure the protection of their basic rights.

Chairman Pakistan Council for Social Welfare and Human Rights (PCSWHR) Muhammad Ejaz Noori stressed the need for promotion of inter-faith harmony among all the communities for the national development and prosperity of Pakistan besides upholding the prestige of Pakistan globally.

He said that minorities have been playing a pivotal role in elimination of terrorism, militancy and extremism from the country. APP/AFP