COAS General Qamar Bajwa joins Christmas celebrations with Christian community

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COAS General Qamar Bajwa joins Christmas celebrations with Christian community

RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa joined the Christian community at Christ Church, Rawalpindi, in Christmas celebrations, according to Inter Services Public Relations statement on Monday.

“The congregation welcomed COAS and thanked him for sharing the festivity. COAS wished Merry Christmas to the entire Christian community in Pakistan,” said the statement.

The COAS acknowledged the role of Christian brethren not only towards the creation of Pakistan but also for their contributions towards its progress.

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The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa joined the Christian community at Christ Chruch, Rawalpindi, on December 25, 2017. Photo: ISPR

Moreover, he appreciated the role of various institutions in the fields of education, health and public welfare being managed by Christian community across Pakistan. He especially acknowledged their contributions in defence of the motherland as part of Pakistan Armed Forces.

Commander Rawalpindi Corps was also present during the Christmas festivities.

Like other parts of the world, the Christian community living in Pakistan has been celebrating Christmas with zeal and fervour.